May your grace and love enlighten and guide us as we walk this transitional path together. Bless us with courage, wisdom, understanding, and perseverance in the face of our doubts and uncertainties.
Discernment/Search Committee Members:
The following people were commissioned during Mass on Trinity Sunday to work together with the help of the Holy Spirit to call our next rector: Skip Coburn, Jackson Gress, Janice Kasalko, Ida McCall, Willie Meadows, Hal Morgan (vestry representative), Tammy O’Donnell, Mary Patton, Molly Perling, Joyce von Glahn and Carter Whitson. Please thank the members when you see them and keep them in your prayers.
We, the Discernment Team of Trinity Episcopal Church of St. Louis, Missouri are called by the Holy Spirit to bring forth a candidate for Rector who will faithfully lead and unite this congregation as we seek to fulfill our mission.
In pursuing this sacred purpose, we are guided by the values of:
Honesty: With God's grace, we will speak the truth as we know it, through our words and our actions.
Respect: With God's grace, we will listen to understand both the congregation and our team members, and we will respond with kindness and care.
Loyalty: With God’s grace, we will be faithful to our team, be accountable to each other, our congregation, and our neighbors.
Humility: We will recognize that only with your grace and our prayer, can we fulfill this sacred trust that has been bestowed upon us.
Confidentiality: With God's grace, we will honor the privacy of our team members and the considered candidates.
We, the undersigned, with a joyful spirit, commit to meeting regularly, sharing responsibilities and making decisions by consensus, while united in purpose and guided by prayer.
Richmond Coburn, Jackson Gress, Janice Kasalko, Ida McCall, Willie Meadows, Hal Morgan, Tammy O’Donnell, Mary Patton, Molly Perling, Joyce von Glahn, Carter Whitson