Vestry

 

Vestry Highlights from August 18th, 2021

  •  The Feast of St. Stephen is Sept 12th! This includes Education Sunday where we raise mission funds for the Davis Education Fund. Come learn about what our generosity helps fund in our community!
  •  Fr. Bob Spencer is handling pastoral care issues while Fr. David recuperates.
  •  Planning has begun for Fr. David's retirement celebration. Lynda Anderson is planning the luncheon, and a committee is being formed to coordinate the program! Contact Kim McClain for more details.

 

Monthly Finance Report-July

Year to Date----------------------------------Actual-----------Budget

Pledges current year---------------------- $161,177.00-----$147,777.00

One Time Gift------------------------------- $0.00--------$0.00

Open Plate-----------------------------------$2978.00--------$2,333.35

Group Donations----------------------------$1075-------$2333.35

Pledges-Prior Year------------------------- $1,000

 

 

Vestry Highlights from June 9th, 2021

 ·      Sunday School has ended for the year. We thank the teachers, Eileen O’Shea, Margaret Carmel, Pat Tagart, Katie O’Shea and Dana Morfin for their ministry to our young people.

·        Generic offering envelopes will be used in the future.

·        Seating has been arranged in rows with 3 feet spacing.

·        The front steps are being replace with the addition of a new ramp.

Monthly Finance Report-June

Year to Date----------------------------------Actual-----------Budget

Pledges current year---------------------- $129,984.00-----$126,666.00

One Time Gift------------------------------- $0.00--------$0.00

Open Plate-----------------------------------$2,571.00--------$2,000.02

Group Donations----------------------------$850-------$2,000.02

Pledges-Prior Year------------------------- $1,000

Vestry Highlights from April 12th, 2021

 ·   Return to weekly celebration of Holy Eucharist starting May 2nd, 8 am (in church) and 11 am (out door)

·        Thanks to KC Thomsen and Dan Knowlton for organizing the spring church clean-up. And thanks again to the 15 participants who got our church grounds in shape.

·        Gratitude for the celebration of Holy Eucharist at the Easter Vigil.

·        Porch Project will soon solicit funds for new front steps, doors, land scape and repairs.

Monthly Finance Report-March

Year to Date----------------------------------Actual-----------Budget

Pledges current year---------------------- $79,843.00-----$63,333.00

One Time Gift------------------------------- $0.00--------$0.00

Open Plate-----------------------------------$25--------$1,000.03

Group Donations----------------------------$300.00-------$1,000.03

Pledges-Prior Year------------------------- $1,000

Vestry Highlights from March 10th 2021

  • Vestry attended, via Zoom, the South West Deanery Development Day on Saturday February 20.
  • Pledges have been faithfully given in the start of 2021.
  • David Heath has been hired to take care of the grounds this summer.

 

Monthly Finance Report-February

Year to Date----------------------------------Actual-----------Budget

Pledges current year---------------------- $61,859.00-----$42,222.00

One Time Gift------------------------------- $0.00--------$0.00

Open Plate-----------------------------------$25--------$666.70

Group Donations----------------------------$200.00-------$666.70

Pledges-Prior Year------------------------- $1,000

 

 

Vestry Highlights from March 5th 2020

  • Clean up day April 4th 10 am-12 pm
  • The Vestry and Laity will be attending Safe Guarding God's Children

Monthly Finance Report-February

Year to Date----------------------------------Actual-----------Budget

Pledges current year---------------------- $53,041.01-----$40,030.00

One Time Gift------------------------------- $0.00--------$0.00

Open Plate-----------------------------------$2,726.84--------$526.00

Group Donations----------------------------$1,222.00-------$600.00

Pledges-Prior Year------------------------- $2,500.00

 

Vestry Highlights from January 8th 2020

  • AED training on this coming Sunday 12pm
  • A big thank you to the teachers for the Epiphany pageant
  • We made plans for the annual meeting and we continued our discussion about the front porch 

 

Monthly Finance Report-December

Year to Date----------------------------------Actual-----------Budget

Pledges current year---------------------- $272,643.71-----$244,974.00

One Time Gift------------------------------- $2,900.00--------$2,900.00

Open Plate-----------------------------------$7,387.82--------$4,225.00

Group Donations----------------------------$5,567.80--------$4,225.20

Pledges-Prior Year------------------------- $1,799.10

 

 St. Stephens Vestry Highlights from November 6th 2019

  • Thank you to Mark Hoffman for all his hard work in putting together the Stewardship Luncheon.
  • Thank you for all of your help with the church clean up day!
  • On December 8th there will be a Advent festival, all are welcome.
  • Looking for Vestry Leadership starting this coming year.
  • An Automated External Defibrillator has been donated to the church.

Monthly Finance Report-October 

Year to Date----------------------------------Actual-----------Budget

Pledges current year---------------------- $198,382.71-----183.730.50

One Time Gift------------------------------- $2,900.00--------$2,900.00

Open Plate-----------------------------------$3,725.46--------$3,600.00

Group Donations----------------------------$3,661.00--------$3,168.90

Pledges-Prior Year------------------------- $1,799.10

 

 

Monthly Finance Report-September

Year to Date----------------------------------Actual-----------Budget

Pledges current year---------------------- $179,435.71-----$163,316.00

One Time Gift------------------------------- $2,900.00--------$2,900.00

Open Plate-----------------------------------$3,229.58--------$3,200.00

Group Donations----------------------------$3,320.00--------$2,816.80

Pledges-Prior Year------------------------- $1,799.10

ST. STEPHEN'S VESTRY HIGHLIGHTS from October 2, 2019: 

“One’s almsgiving is like a signet ring  with the Lord, and he will keep a person’s kindness like the apple of his eye.”    Sirach 17.22

  • Stewardship luncheon October 27th, 2019 following 10:30 Holy Eucharist
  • Discussion of worship changes, we will move Advent to November 10th
  • Christmas services are at 5pm and 8pm 
  • Davis fund raised a total of $4,508
  • We are contacting Global Gardens about the cleanup and the future of our garden
  • We severed 176 people at the River of Life rescue mission 

A detailed financial report and Vestry Minutes are available in the office or you may request them via email: Admin@ststephensboise.org.  

NEXT VESTRY MEETING - Wednesday November 6th 2019

St. Stephen’s 2021 Vestry:

Kim McClain—Sr. Warden
Pam Cardinale—Mission Outreach—Jr. Warden
Michael Straight —Worship
Georgia Siehl—Finance 
Adrienne Hendricks—Community Life 
Dan Knowlton—Building & Grounds
KC Thomsen—Building & Grounds
Mark Hoffmann–Stewardship
Lora Dirk—Education
David Wettstein– Rector 
Pat Whaley – Treasurer
Sarah King – Clerk