Members of the Vestry at St. Andrew’s play a key role in
defining and supporting the future of the church. They are the authoritative lay body,
responsible for the financial well-being and the property of the church.
Vestry members are elected by the congregation at our Annual
Meeting held in February each year. Each
of the eight members, except for the Priest, serves for staggered one, two or
three years. The Vestry meets monthly to
consider important matters, such as the church budget, building projects,
personnel needs and more.
Vestry members in 2023-24 include:
At St. Andrew’s, the Stewardship Ministry relies on the
giving and grateful hearts of our congregation to help ensure a bright future
for our church and ministries. Each
fall, we hold a Stewardship Campaign, emphasizing the importance of completing
pledge cards for purposes of planning the church budget.
Year after year, our parishioners respond with generosity in
supporting their spiritual home. They
also willingly donate their time and talents for the good of the church. In 2020-21, Pete Churchwell led the
If you would like to join our generous supporters in giving
to St. Andrew’s, you may do so here.
St. Andrew’s is blessed with a beautiful facility in which
to worship, fellowship and learn. That
doesn’t happen by accident; many people have involved in creating and maintaining
our building and adjoining property.
We are proud of our facility with its new sanctuary,
narthex, common room, kitchen and more. In addition, St. Andrew’s is surrounded by a spacious landscape set on a
knoll east of Grove, featuring an outdoor Memorial Garden, a community
vegetable garden, play space for children, and outdoor barbecue patio.
The Building & Grounds committee, headed in 2021 by Alan
Smith, invites volunteers to join in the effort to maintain our beautiful
ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
555 E. Third Street | Grove, OK 74344