As we get ready to move into a new year, the Grace Church vestry has the unenviable task of preparing the parish’s 2020 budget. Similarly, members may be contemplating year-end gifts to the church. With those factors in mind, here are my thoughts on those issues. On the one hand, the parish now is free of the deleterious… Read More »
In previous posts, I expressed concern about Bob Malm’s decision, jammed through the vestry, to tear down the rector and purchase a private residence. All-in, the decision cost the church more than $2 million—money it needed for other purposes. The folly of this decision is becoming increasingly evident, as Bob Malm has reduced the listing price of his… Read More »
It’s that time again—time to ring out one year, and plan for a new one. With that in mind, protests will continue around Alexandria, with some directly in front of the church, commencing late January. At that time, I will add Bob Malm to the present lawsuit, or file against him separately. I am not yet sure which… Read More »
Let’s just hope that those who attended Chris’ farewell party enjoyed the barbecue. Too bad church employees don’t get a similar send off.
Earlier today, I sent the following email to interim pastor Michael Guy.