Vestry Resolution, November 21, 2016:
Resolved that on this St. John’s Sunday, December 18, 2016, the Vestry of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lancaster, PA, on behalf of the members of this congregation, offers their most heartfelt thanksgiving to God and deep appreciation to these saints among us:
Sue Heilman for her six years serving on the St. John’s Vestry, her commitment to pastoral care as a Lay Eucharistic Visitor, her guidance in Jubilee ministries and as a member of the Martin Luther King Day events, her selfless service with community members living on the margins and with refugee families joining our community, her guidance with the Millennium Development Goals, and most recently her work with our Global Partner, Rafiki Africa;
Charlotte Weaver-Gelzer for her service on the Vestry and as Junior Warden and Senior Warden, her leadership in liturgy as a Lector and a Lay Eucharistic Minister, her work as a member of the Personnel Committee, her commitment to the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania as a representative on Diocesan Standing Committee, a consultant for parishes in discernment and most especially for her leadership in the calling of the Rt. Rev. Audrey Cady Scanlan as our bishop.