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Annual Meeting of the Parish (Virtual), December 6, 9:15 a.m. All members and newcomers are asked to participate in this important virtual meeting. A small group will be gathered in Trezevant Hall to conduct the meeting and engage remote participation via the Zoom Meeting platform and the use of election voting software called ElectionBuddy. Paper ballots for return or hand-deliver to the church office by Friday, December 4, are being mailed to the homes of members who are non-internet users with a copy of the online “Nominees for Vestry Class of 2023” guide and other materials. All meeting details including virtual access, agenda, vestry nominee biographical statements, and the voting process will be maintained online at www.gracestlukes.org/annualmeeting2020 and shared via eNews. According to the Parish Bylaws, “a quorum at a Parish meeting shall be not less than ten percent (10%) of the Communicants in Good Standing of the Parish as shown in the last published Annual Parochial Report. Only confirmed adult communicants, 16 years of age or older, shall be eligible to vote at Parish meetings, and no proxies shall be allowed. According to Title I, Canon 17 of the Canons of The Episcopal Church all communicants who for the previous year have been faithful in public worship, unless good cause prevents, and have been faithful in the working, praying and giving for the spread of the Kingdom of God, are to be considered communicants in good standing. To be eligible for election to the vestry, one must be a member of Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, eighteen years of age, a giver of record, and not employed by the Parish, Diocese or Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School.”

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