St. John’s Vestry leads the parish in partnership with clergy. The Vestry governs in three primary capacities: fiduciary (budgets and buildings), strategic (long-range planning) and generative (providing wisdom, guidance and creative ideas for mission and ministries). Vestry members, who represent the congregation in every area of decision making, are elected at the annual parish meeting held in late January or early February and serve staggered three-year terms. The Vestry meets monthly.

Contact Person:  

Doug Sessions

This body of spiritual leaders is currently led by:

Doug Sessions, Senior Warden

Lynn Solomon, Junior Warden

Cindy Sessions, Treasurer

Jim Messer, Finance Chairperson

Brooke Kennerly, Secretary

George Gwynn, Chancellor

Vestry Chair Contacts

Adult Education Commission: Mary Byrd SimsGreg Springer

Children/Family Commission: Rebecca Brown & Chris Schoonover

Communications Commission: Alex Boler

Finance Commission: Jim Messer

Lively Café Commission: Peggy Bielby

Music and Worship Commission: Greg SpringerLance Langston

Nominating Committee: Shelby Augustyniak

Outreach Commission: Shelby AugustyniakDayne Shelton

Parish Life Commission: Peggy BielbyMary Byrd Sims

Pastoral Care Commission: Marcy Muldrow Sanders

Personnel Commission: Ben BowersoxChris Schoonover

Stewardship Commission: JR Saginario

Youth Commission: Ben Bowersox

2021-22 Convention Delegates

Lynn Bannister
Julian Proctor


Jim Apthorp
Rob Sniffen

2022-23 Convention Delegates

Pam Anderson
Virginia Perkins


Jim Apthorp
Tom Bateman