Qualities we Seek in Candidates

Nominees must be at least 18 years old, a communicant in good standing in the Episcopal Church, a pledging member, and regular in attendance and participation. Additionally we seek:

  • People with knowledge and experience about healthy organizational systems
  • Reflective and thoughtful
  • Being a non-anxious presence
  • People who will participate in a consensus model
  • Positive and solution oriented
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Leaders who are known, respected, and visible to the St. Mark’s community
  • People who can sustain energy over three years through ongoing fine tuning of the systems within the parish
  • Good communicators in sharing the work of the Vestry with the parish in appropriate ways
  • Respect confidentiality when required by the nature of the matter
  • People who are thoroughly committed to St. Mark’s for the long haul, and who are not averse to new ideas
  • People who are committed to our Vision Statement and Core Vocation and understand the implications of being a downtown church