Christ Church Parish Episcopal Vestry Episcopal Diocese of Virginia
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The vestry has a responsibility for ensuring that the spiritual mission of the church is maintained, as well as for carrying out the more secular duties related to church property, finances and personnel. The vestry functions under the concept of “shared  ministry", in which the rector and the vestry are part of an interdependent team that involves many other parishioners in a variety of leadership and supportive roles

Duties include:

  • To support and to continuously encourage the members of the congregation to support the programs of the Church and to give generously to support those programs.
  • To review the Vision and Mission of the Church and to establish goals and objectives designed to fulfill that Mission.
  • The Vestry shall transact all of the churches temporal business including appointing Trustees, maintaining the Church’s property, making and executing contracts as required, regulating the use of any graveyard, establishing a Finance Committee, approving budgets and observing Cannon 13 on (Business Methods in Church Affairs).

 The current members of the Vestry are:

Class of 2017
Class of 2018
Class of 2019
Garry Clay (Sr. Warden) Bev Hart Cean Cawthorn
Pam McClelland Don Stebbins Jim Dudley
Barbara Shaw Vel Gray (Jr. Warden) Ann Harris


Vestry meeting will be held in the Vestry Room of the Parish Hall at 6:00 PM on the second Monday of the month. Exceptions to this schedule will be announced.

 Parishioners are welcome to attend the Vestry meetings. 


Mr. Garry Clay, Senior Warden
(804) 436-2973


Mrs Vel Gray, Junior Warden
(804) 339-7836



Mrs Cean Cawthorn
(804) 776-9903



Mr. Jim Dudley
(202) 538-3914



Mrs Ann Harris
(804) 758-4090



 Mrs. Bev Hart

(804) 306-4560



 Mrs Pam McClelland
 (804) 832-4234



Mrs. Barbara Shaw
(804) 832-0016



Mr. Don Stebbins

(571) 236-4926