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Memorial Committee


To review all requests for placing memorials and/or gifts within or on church property and make recommendations to the Vestry in writing regarding whether memorials or gifts would be appropriate to the church's needs.


  • Keep a permanent record of all  memorials and gifts, the donors thereof and the date installed;
  • Ensure that any memorials or gifts placed in the church or its grounds are in keeping with the historical nature of Christ Church;
  • Maintain a list of appropriate memorials or gifts from which a donor could choose;
  • Take charge of undesignated memorial funds and recommend to the vestry in writing how they should be used;
  • Make recommendations to the Vestry regarding the timely and appropriate use of any designated monetary gifts.  The committee has authority to expend up to $200.00 without vestry approval;
  • Arrange for the safekeeping and preservation of historical records, vestry books and old parish registers and documents of the church; and
  • Assist with any matter pertaining to the history of Christ Church Parish.


Helen Tarran, Chair
Home (804) 758-0651
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Betty Evans
Home (804) 758-3250
Mobile (804)516-9152
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Anne Wilcox
Home (804) 776-7888
Mobile (804) 347-8664
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