2012

Summary of the meeting of the Standing Committee on December 13, 2012

  • Consented to the current roster of the Insurance Committee.
  • Consented to the Consolidation of St. Clement’s Church, Belford, and St. Mark’s Church, Keansburg.
  • Consented to the process of St. Francis’ Church, Dunellen, in making application to be reclassified as an Independent Parish of the Diocese of New Jersey.
  • Recommended Paul Adler and Kristen Foley for Candidacy.
  • Standing Committee will recommend a compensation range, including salary and housing, for the 12th Bishop of New Jersey to Diocesan Council.

Respectfully submitted,
Deborah Kirk, Secretary

Summary of the meeting of the Standing Committee on November 15, 2012

  • Received reports from the Episcopal Election Committee and Transition Committee
  • Recommended Melinda Hall for ordination to the Priesthood
  • Approved the Resolution for the 2013 housing allowance for clergy employed at Diocesan House who are not provided housing.
  • Received and approved the Aged & Infirm Clergy Fund Report for 2012.
  • Received and approved the Report of the Relief of Widows, Widowers and Orphans Fund for 2012.

Respectfully submitted,
Ms. Deborah Kirk, Secretary

Summary of the meeting of the Standing Committee on October 18, 2012 

  • Received reports from the Episcopal Election Committee, Transition Committee and Consultant.
  • Recommended Kathleen Murray for Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate.
  • Consented to the election of William Douglas Hahn as Bishop Diocesan of the Diocese of Lexington.

Respectfully submitted,
The Rev. Carolyn H. Eklund, Clerk

Summary of the meeting of the Standing Committee on September 20, 2012 

  • Received a Report from the Episcopal Election Committee.
  • Received a Report from the Transition Committee.
  • Approved to fill the vacancies on Standing Committee due to resignations until the next meeting of Diocesan Convention when the unexpired terms will be filled by election.

Respectfully submitted,
Deborah Kirk, Secretary

Summary of the meeting of the Standing Committee on August 16, 2012

  • Received a Report from the Episcopal Election Committee.
  • Received a Report from the Transition Committee.
  • Consented to the sale of approximately three-quarters of an acre of St. Bernard’s Cemetery, Bernardsville, New Jersey.

Respectfully submitted,
Ms. Deborah Kirk, Secretary

Summary of the meeting of the Standing Committee on July 19, 2012

  • Received a Report from the Episcopal Election Committee.
  • Received a Report from the Transition Committee.

Respectfully submitted,
Ms. Deborah Kirk, Secretary

Summary of the meeting of the Standing Committee on June 21, 2012

  • Approved the 2012-2013 Financial Aid Awards.
  • Approved the request from St. Mark’s, Basking Ridge, for re-financing.

Respectfully submitted,
Ms. Deborah Kirk, Secretary

Summary of the meeting of the Standing Committee on May 17, 2012

  • Received a Report from the Episcopal Election Committee.
  • Recommended Robert Bennett Haller for Reception as an Episcopal Priest.

Respectfully submitted,
Ms. Deborah Kirk, Secretary

Summary of the meeting of the Standing Committee on April 19, 2012

  • Recommended Kathleen Murray for Candidacy.
  • Recommended Amy Susan Cornell for Ordination to the Priesthood.
  • Approved assistance for the Rev. Richard Cromwell from the Aged & Infirm Clergy Fund.
  • Consented to the Election of a Bishop Suffragan for the Diocese of North Carolina.

Respectfully submitted,
The Rev. Carolyn H. Eklund, Acting Clerk

Summary of the meeting of the Standing Committee on March 22, 2012

  • Welcomed the Rev. Andrea Rose-Marie Hayden and Ms. Cheryl Browne (Class of 2016) to their first business meeting.
  • Approved the addition of the Rev. Canon John Sosnowski, Canon to the Ordinary, to the 2012 Clergy Housing Allowance list.

Respectfully submitted,
Ms. Deborah Kirk, Secretary

Summary of the meeting of the Standing Committee on March 3, 2012

  • Welcomed the newly elected members (Class of 2016): The Rev. Andrea Rose-Marie Hayden. Ms. Cheryl Browne was not present.
  • The Rev. C. John Thompson-Quartey was elected President and Ms. Deborah Kirk was elected Secretary of the Standing Committee for the coming year.
  • The Rev. Sunil Chandy will coordinate the real estate business for the Standing Committee for the coming year.

Respectfully submitted,
Ms. Deborah Kirk, Secretary

Summary of the meeting of the Standing Committee on February 16, 2012

  • Consented to a grant of assistance for Deacon Krautter from the Aged and Inform Clergy Fund as agreed to in the e-mail vote.
  • Consented to the Election of a Bishop Suffragan for the Diocese of Texas.
  • Recommended Theodore A. Foley and Sally B. Maurer for ordination to the Vocational Diaconate.
  • Recommended Clive O. Sang for ordination to the Vocational Diaconate awaiting the final vestry recommendation.
  • Recommended Melinda Hall for ordination to the Transitional Diaconate.
  • Recommended Peter Helman for ordination to the Transitional Diaconate awaiting the receipt of the seminary recommendation.
  • Financial Aid Awards for the 2012 Spring semester were approved as presented.

Respectfully submitted,
Deborah Kirk, Secretary

Summary of the meeting of the Standing Committee on January 19, 2012

  • Endorsed re-appointment of Canon John Wood Goldsack, Esq. as Chancellor for a one-year term.
  • The clerical members of the Standing Committee unanimously concurred with the action taken in the matter of the Rev. John L. Langston, Dcn.
  • Affirmed the action taken via e-mail to consent to the Letter of Agreement with the Very Rev. Ronald Clingenpeel as Consultant for the Episcopal Election Committee.
  • Affirmed the action taken via e-mail to consent to the appointment of Cecilia Alvarez to the position of Canon for Transition Ministry and Clergy Development.
  • Affirmed the action taken via e-mail to consent to the appointment of Ms. Deborah Schmidt as the Chair of the Episcopal Election Committee.
  • Consented to the Election of Ogé Beauvoir as Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese of Haiti.
  • Consented to the Election of Andrew M.L. Dietsche as Bishop Coadjutor of the Diocese of New York.
  • Consented to the Election of Gregory Orrin Brewer as Bishop Diocesan of the Diocese of Central Florida
  • Recommended Henry P. Bristol II, Janet Daniels, and Carlton W. Dunn, Jr. for ordination to the Vocational Diaconate.

Respectfully submitted,
Deborah Kirk, Secretary