People’s Warden Reports

Jen Jow writes, Quarterly update from chapter meetings held in April, May, and June. If you are interested in comprehensive chapter minutes it is available by request at the front office.  HIGHLIGHTS • The big take away in April’s meeting is chapter approved a “Safe Church Policy” which St Paul’s has never had before. The … READ MORE…

A new Chapter Covenant

Dean Penny writes, At the annual Chapter retreat in February, Chapter agreed to create a Covenant for how we will relate, as church leaders, to one another and to the wider community. We will hold ourselves and one another accountable to these standards of behavior. We invite all ministry groups of St. Paul’s to adopt … READ MORE…

Meet your new People’s Warden!

As your new “People’s Warden” I was going to do a write up detailing who I am,  my credentials, and the ministries I participate in at St. Paul’s. I felt this would give those who didn’t know me a chance to learn more about me and why it is a honor and a privilege to … READ MORE…

The Chapter Retreat

I agreed to write a blog about the recent Chapter Retreat that was held on the evening of Friday, Feb. 3 and all day Saturday, Feb. 4th. And it has taken me longer than I had planned, secondary to the depth of information that was imparted and what we were asked to reflect on. Being … READ MORE…

Meet Our 2017 Chapter Nominees!

The Annual Meeting is in a few weeks, so it’s time to meet our Chapter nominees. Read all about them below, and come to a meet-and-greet during coffee hour on both January 8 and 15. Then, please join us for the Annual Meeting in the Great Hall at 12:00 p.m. on January 22. Martin Nace … READ MORE…

October Chapter Musings

I find myself traveling back to Boston (again). This time for a more upbeat reason – to attend my daughter’s first Parents and Family Weekend at Wellesley College. For much of the summer, I made this same trip multiple times for a different and somewhat more somber reason – to be present to my elderly … READ MORE…

August Chapter Musings

 During the quiet summer months, the Chapter and staff of St. Paul’s Cathedral are busy at work managing the complex, varied and interconnected aspects of Cathedral life. While Chapter meetings are often full of vibrant discussion and clarification, the August meeting this past Tuesday is truly worthy of an Olympic Gold medal! The staff, regular … READ MORE…

Chapter Meeting Highlights for July

Summer may be here, but the Cathedral’s board of directors, or Chapter, continues to meet. People’s Warden Elizabeth Carey was traveling at the time of the July 5 Chapter meeting, so I volunteered to provide the update this month. Bishop Mathes joined us for dinner, prayer, and the first hour of our formal meeting, and … READ MORE…

April Chapter Musings: People’s Warden Reports

 Elizabeth Carey reports: A busy and full month has passed and our extra-long May Chapter meeting last Tuesday night was evidence of the many items that needed our attention. There are many important things happening at the cathedral that point to the vibrancy of the congregation. The usual battery of reports was presented.  Staff reports … READ MORE…

Chapter Musings: People’s Warden Report

The Easter-season is in full swing at the Cathedral. The reports presented and discussed at Chapter meeting this week are evidence of the fullness of life in our church and community. The staff reports contained the usual flurry of activity that goes on behind the scenes. With the full complement of staff now in place … READ MORE…

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