Vestry Actions, September 201609.12.16 | Vestry Actions | by Pam GoddardA summary of actions taken by the Vestry at the September meeting.St. Paul's Vestry met at 4 PM on Thursday, September 1, 2016 Treasurer's Report: Frank Robinson In August 2016, our ordinary income was $48,766 compared to the budget of $50,990, and our ordinary expenses were $30,440 compared to the budget of $41,300, resulting in a net income of $18,325 compared to the budgeted amount of $9,600 for the month. Note also that pledge prepayments StP receives in the 4th quarter of 2016 in response to our 2017 EMC effort will not be included in 2016 income, but will be deferred and recognized in income in January 2017. CPC: Dual Mcintyre Presentation of grant application for tower repair for approval. A tremendous thank you to Dual for all of his hard, and fast, work preparing the application! EMC 2017: Pam Goddard This year's theme is "Awaiting a Mighty Wind." A beautifully written statement by Marshall Keys will accompany the packets, which will be mailed shortly after Labor Day. Two Sundays of testimonials will be followed by the Ingathering of pledges on September 25. Executive Committee Report: Lou Gennaro The Ship's Inn Dinner will be on Thursday, September 22. Once again, we thank the Gottwalds for their generosity. Don't forget to sign up for this wonderful event. The meeting opened and closed with reflections from Rev. John Beach.