Annual Meeting 2021

On Sunday, April 18 at 11:15 a.m., we'll be using Zoom to gather together as the people of St. James'.


Please mark your calendars for this important event in the life of our parish. We will celebrate our life in Christian community, give thanks for the blessings of our parish, welcome new Vestry members, and look ahead to the coming year.


The Zoom "room" has room for 500, so all are welcome and encouraged to attend.


  • Please sign in at 11:00; the Annual Meeting will begin at 11:15.

  • Zoom may prompt you to download the Zoom software, if you haven’t yet done so.

  • Zoom link:

  • Passcode: 856482

  • You may need to wait for a moment if you’re a bit early!

Who's "running" for Vestry?

Eight candidates have been identified whose unique skills, gifts, and experience are well suited for this important leadership position at this time in our life together.


We will be choosing four of them to serve on the Vestry for the next three years.

  • Fiona Ahrweiler

  • Sherri Dennis

  • Denny Farrington

  • George Garlick

  • Gary Gegenheimer

  • Christopher Hatch

  • Tamsyn Knight

  • Mike Scott

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We are using an online voting platform, Simply Voting, used by many Episcopal dioceses and parishes, to elect our new vestry members.


  • If you are eligible to vote, we have entered your email into the Simply Voting platform.

  • All eligible voters have been emailed a ballot from Simply Voting. It contains instructions, your Elector ID (your email address), a unique password, and a direct link to the voting site.

  • You may need to check your spam filter and pull out the Simply Voting email, if it was flagged as spam).

  • Voting is open until Noon on Sunday, April 18.

According to the Canons of the Diocese of Virginia, "All adult communicants in good standing, registered in the particular Church in which they offer to vote, shall be entitled to vote at the election of Vestry members."


If you have questions about your eligibility to vote, please email Kay Gregg or call the Church Office at 703-777-1124.​