Since joining the vestry in January, my primary focus has been designing and constructing a new Church website which is an integral part of the search process for a new Rector. My experience as a visual artist has been a great asset for this project. This opportunity has given me the first big creative challenge I have had … Read More
As Finance committee chair, I work with and organize the Finance committee meetings and we discuss recommendations for Vestry on issues of budget and spending. We try to control spending by keeping to our budget.
As Communication committee Facebook person, I load videos from sermons, and post pictures. I also take photos … Read More
I am a lifelong Episcopalian, native of West Virginia, and a New Mexican for almost 25 years. I have been a member of St Thomas of Canterbury since moving to Albuquerque from Silver City in 2013. This is my second time on the Canterbury Vestry, and I also serve as the liaison to FaithWorks, a collaborative of local churches to … Read More
I believe that this is a good time for me to use my experience in non-profit finance and business to help Saint Thomas of Canterbury become more financially secure and strengthen our ability to serve the Albuquerque community for the foreseeable future.
Finance … Read More
I believe Canterbury to be a very special place, and felt called offer my skills in project management, breaking down complex concepts into understandable bites, and to stretch myself in new ways. In 2019 I was approached to facilitate the Stewardship Committee as a part of a diocesan-wide pilot program to create a stewardship … Read More
I am proud to say that I am a doctoral graduate student at the University of New Mexico, almost directly across the street, due east in fact, from St. Thomas of Canterbury in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at UNM. I must say that being a full-time graduate student at UNM and being a member of the Vestry at … Read More
When I was asked to become a member of the vestry, I was hesitant, as I had never thought of being a part of the decision-making group at the Church. I initially chose Outreach to focus on because I was interested in efforts to pursue Prevention for Homelessness. That first year of my tenure the Church was so involved in … Read More
Having been a member of Canterbury since 1968, I've had the opportunity to work in many capacities for the church. My favorite was teaching Church School and working with the children of the Parish for many years.
I recently retired from my position as a Senior Accountant at UNM and feel my skills in Accounting and Finance … Read More
Clerk of the Vestry
I have been a parishioner of St. Thomas for over 20 years and have been the Clerk of the Vestry since 2014. I prepare, date, sign, and maintain documents related to the duties of the Office of Secretary of the corporation. My regular duties assigned by the Rector or the Vestry include taking notes during meetings of the … Read More