Weekly Announcements


Announcements April 20 & 21, 2024


May 16             Vestry Meeting HN Jameson Hall 9:30 A.M.

May 19            Recorder Performance during and after the CTK Worship Service.                        

GUEST PRIEST:  We welcome The Rev. Dr. Kathy Monson-Lutes as our guest celebrant for this weekend’s worship services.

EASTER FLOWERS: The CTK lilies from Easter are ready for a new home to be planted in. Please help yourself after this Sunday’s worship service.

CAP PANTRY NEEDS: CAP Pantry update:  The Vicar’s discretionary fund purchased some hot and cold cereals and canned soup last week.  However, there is still a need for cereals, both hot and cold.  In addition, Helpers and syrup for pancakes (plenty of pancake mix from Feeding America).  As always, any item is gratefully received, shelved and shared.  Thank you all for supporting this. important outreach project!

SUMMER PICNIC: This year our summer potluck picnic will be on Thursday, June 13th at Holy Nativity. We also plan to have a reception with a visit by Bishop Gunter to celebrate and dedicate our CTK building addition in September, more information to follow closer to the event.

TADYCH’S MARKETPLACE FOODS: Please continue to save your grocery receipts for our church. Thank you.

FORWARD DAY BY DAY BOOKLETS: The May / June / July booklets are available at each church and at the CTK Parish House porch (close to the driveway) in the plastic bin.

WORSHIP CANCELLATION: When situations occur that make worship questionable, the Wardens and the Vicar will make a decision about canceling worship, hopefully early in the process. If worship is to be cancelled, you will receive the message by e-blast.

Church Of Christ the King and Holy Nativity

Vestry Meeting Minutes

March 21, 2024

CTK Parish House, 9:30 A.M.


1.  Member roll call: Vicar Olin Sletto, Senior Warden Challoner Brown, Junior Warden HN Joanne Ator, Cori McFarlane, Leslie Hill, Bunny Hagen, Ron Boston and Treasurer Sally Hunter, Dale Logan, Gwen Larson and Dawn DiCarlo excused. Challoner called the meeting to order at 9:33 am.

Fr. Olin opened the meeting with a story of his experience with feet washing with a homeless group and the significance for Holy Week and prayers for travelers.  

2. Guest/Visitor/Congregation input:  Barbara Graul visited to explain the need for a four-drawer locking file to store archival material such as personnel files.  Joanne moved to advise Dale to purchase the file cabinet. estimated to be $300.  Seconded by Challoner. Motion carried.

3. Adopt agenda: Bunny asks to adjust items on the proposed agenda. The building project information in the Junior Warden report area and trialogue meeting under Old business. Cori adding Spring Potluck to new business. Motion to accept the amended agenda made by Joanne, seconded by Cori. Motion carried.

4. Review of Minutes from February 15, 2024 meeting: Motion by Leslie Hill to approve the meeting minutes. Seconded by Ron Boston. Motion carried. Motion to approve the Annual Meeting minutes on January 24, 2024 by Cori and seconded by Leslie. Motion carried.

5. Treasurer’s report

            Sally Hunter reports on trends to watch:

            50% of HN maintenance budget is spent.

            97% of budgeted music materials is spent.

            45% of HN utility budget is spent.

            44% of altar supply budget is spent.

Joanne questioned why three items were not listed on the income and expense sheet: specifically, the Peninsula Pulse expense, lawn and snow removal for HN and outreach expenses. Sally explained that if no activity has occurred for that item, it does not appear on the printout. She will look into how we can get a fully detailed report as we did before. The total monies received thus far for the addition project is $223,000 which includes $5000 for the stained-glass windows. Motion to accept the Treasurer’s Report made by Joanne. Seconded by Ron Boston. Motion carried.   

6. Senior Warden Report: None      

7. Junior Wardens Reports


  • Joanne reports that no bill has been received for HN snow removal in 2023. The cost estimate for Sterling Landscape to remove plant growth and store plants prior to construction at CTK is not affordable. The plants will be removed during excavation.   


  • Accessible project update:
  • Cori who represents the “finishes” group reports that the roof tile and small appliances for the new coffee area have been selected. April 9,2024 is the groundbreaking and ceremonial photo. Fr. Olin, in a previous discussion with Dale, is asking the vestry to advance a plan to accomplish new flooring for the main church at CTK. Current estimates for asbestos removal and laying carpet tiles is $16,000. A great deal of discussion followed.
  • Cost of moving the pews and storing them
  • Timing of the floor demo and install
  • Costs of covering the organ a second time
  • Inconvenience and disruption a second time if flooring delayed
  • Sally stated that we have $11,000 in excess of the $307,000 needed for the addition. That amount could be made available for flooring.
  • The vestry is in favor of proceeding with a plan to replace the existing flooring at CTK in conjunction with building the new addition. All types of surface coverings will be considered so moved by Cori, seconded by Joanne. Motion carried.    

8. Vicar’s Report: Olin’s well-deserved vacation time is April 21 through May 11th. Three Sundays with supply that is already arranged. May 11th will be served by Fr. Maxwell. May 12th Morning Prayer at CTK led by Challoner Brown. The offertory hymn for lent as a permanent part of the liturgy was discussed.

9. Outreach committee: The committee has reached consensus for distribution of our outreach dollars for the 2024 year.

  • CAP Cradle to Career
  • CAP Food Pantry
  • Healthy families (through Family Services)
  • United Way Stride

Each of the organizations will receive a one-time $1000 contribution as scheduled on the calendar fiscal quarter. Challoner moved to accept the committee recommendation. Leslie seconded. Motion passed.

10. New and Old Business:

Old –

The trialogue meetings to outline the proposed governance policies can be viewed April 2-22 via the diocesan website.

Leslie reports that she has submitted a request for grant funds for our budding choir and results will be known by June 30th.

New –

File cabinet purchase. See Guest.

Spring Potluck is scheduled for June 13, 2024, at HN

11. Next Meeting:

April 18, 2024 CTK at 9:30 am

Closing Prayer

Meeting adjourned at 11:00 am after the Lord’s prayer.


Respectfully submitted,

Bunny Hagen Vestry clerk




Past Announcements:
  • Announcements April 20 & 21, 2024
  • Announcements April 13 & 14, 2024
  • Announcements March 30 & 31, 2024