It’s been a year….

October 10, 2016 Comments Off on It’s been a year….

The nominating committee has just celebrated its first birthday! We are counting on it to be our last.   In the past twelve months we have had over 40 meetings and accumulated over 1,200 volunteer hours.  Your committee has missed birthdays, rearranged family events, hired baby sitters, called in favors, slept less, missed meals, and generally […]

Rector Search: Where are we now?

August 15, 2016 Comments Off on Rector Search: Where are we now?

Now that the period of nominations for our rector search is officially closed, the nominating committee has received all the preliminary information it needs to begin reviewing candidates.  We have moved one step closer on our process board, and this new phase is exciting, intriguing and important.  The members of the committee are carving out […]

Rector Search Update

July 27, 2016 Comments Off on Rector Search Update

Please join the Nominating Committee this Sunday, July 31 for an update on where we are in our search for a new rector.  We will meet in the Parish Hall at 9:15 a.m.  Hope you can join us!!

Nominations are open until the end of June

June 23, 2016 Comments Off on Nominations are open until the end of June

The Nominating Committee began accepting nominations for our new rector on June 1. This nominating period will close on June 30.  Anyone wishing to submit a name for nomination can do so by sending and email to nominations@stcatherines.org.

Join us in prayer

June 20, 2016 Comments Off on Join us in prayer

During the months of June and July the nominating committee is focusing on discernment. One way we are doing this is by joining in a common prayer for discernment.   The committee invites you to join us by praying daily for guidance during the remainder of this month and July: Prayer for Discernment (Carmelite Sisters […]

Accepting Nominations

June 1, 2016 Comments Off on Accepting Nominations

As of June 1, the St. Catherine’s Nominating Committee is now accepting nominations for our new rector.  This position has been posted on the Episcopal Digital Network, with the Office of Transition Ministry, and on the diocesan web site.  In addition, it will appear in The Sermons That Work and Episcopal News Service mailings.     We will […]

Town Hall Meeting: 5/22

May 16, 2016 Comments Off on Town Hall Meeting: 5/22

If you haven’t already, please join us on Sunday, May 22 at 9:00 a.m. to view the Parish Profile.  Bill Lee will discuss the next steps in the Rector Search, and answer questions.  Hope to see you Sunday in the Parish Hall.

Next Steps: 5/15

May 15, 2016 Comments Off on Next Steps: 5/15

Now that the Parish Profile is complete, approved and published, the Nominating Committee will begin to accept nominations for our new rector beginning on June 1. This nominating period will close on June 30, with all materials to be submitted no later than July 15.   All communication with the committee should come through the following […]

Parish Profile is Published

May 5, 2016 Comments Off on Parish Profile is Published

Parish Profile is Published! The Episcopal Church is methodical – there is a process for most everything including searching for a new rector. And that rector search process does not allow the Nominating Committee to share the Profile until it is finished, approved by the Diocese, and approved by our Vestry.  So even though we […]

Us without Father Jim

April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Us without Father Jim

  Friends, The nominating committee has been working on finalizing the Parish profile.  This has been a meaningful experience, and has given all of us time to think about who we are as a parish and where we are headed.  I wanted to share with you an email I received from Jason Snape a few […]


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