In the Episcopal Church the vestry is the governing board of the parish. Its primary responsibilities are
  • Discernment: Discerns where God is calling the congregation in this place at this time.
  • Mission and Vision: Helps to articulate the mission and vision of the congregation.
  • New Leaders: Identifies new leaders for the congregation and the wider church.
  • Resources: Manages resources and finances of the congregation.
Each year three enrolled, confirmed, adult communicants-in-good-standing are elected at Good Shepherd’s annual meeting to serve a three year term on the vestry.

  • Class of 2023 – Ben Blackburn, Deborah Burnette, Jim Mullen
  • Class of 2024 – Dorsey Tobias, Gayle Edwards, Winston Lea
  • Class of 2025 – Brenning Daughtridge, Britt Meyers, Emily Dwight

Vestry Officers
Becky Michelfelder, Interim Rector
Winston Lea, Senior Warden
Dorsey Tobias, Junior Warden
Jon Colston, Treasurer