HOLY INNOCENTS’ EPISCOPAL CHURCH Vestry Members
Greg Johnson
Senior Warden
What is your favorite part of being on the church vestry?
Getting to know my fellow members and working together with them in serving the church.

What is your favorite scripture verse or passage?
I am nothing except what God has made me. His spirit and will are in me, and I am his divine child. Therefore, he wants nothing but the best for me and the best is health, prosperity, happiness and peace of mind. This is God's will and so it shall be if I will but surrender myself to his loving care and guidance.

Who lives with you in your home?
My wife and best friend, Pam.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
Outdoor activities including camping, biking, hiking, and sailing.

Gordon McIntyre
Junior Warden
What is your favorite part about being on the church vestry?
I enjoy working in the background to attempt to have things run smoothly.

What is your favorite scripture verse or passage?
John 3:16 - “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

Who lives with you in your home?
I reside with my wife Sylvia, our daughter Heather and our grandchildren Jason and Jonathan.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
We enjoy going to see the Tampa Bay Lightning play, going to amusement parks, and fishing.
Richard Schnabel
Worship, Stewardship
What is your favorite part of being on the church vestry?
The opportunity to serve Christ and my fellow parishioners. I accepted being nominated after multiple parishioners asked me if I would be willing to serve.

What is your favorite scripture verse or passage?
Too many good verses to choose from! I enjoy listening to the Psalms, as I find it relaxing.

Who lives with you in your house?
My wife, Kelle; our daughter, Rachel; our cat, Snickers.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
Music has always been an important part of my life, whether listening to good music or singing with the choir. The wonderful music found in our hymnal, along with Kelle, is what first attracted me to the Episcopal Church.
Connie Barfield
Pastoral Care & Christian Discipleship
What is your favorite part of being on the church vestry?
Getting to know church members on a more intimate level.

What is your favorite scripture verse or passage?
Psalm 139:13 - “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.”

Who lives with you in your home?
My husband Rick - the guitar man!

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Walking and spending time with our grandchildren.

Graham Roberts
Parish Life
What is your favorite part of being on the church vestry?
Being able to assist in any way I can to help our church grow, learning how the church works, helping and assisting other parishioners, and helping in any way I can with missions, resources, etc..

What is your favorite scripture verse or passage?
Psalm 23. It was my mom's favorite, and the words are so comforting.

Who lives with you in your home?
My wife, Chris, and my oldest son Jonathan.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
Getting out and about, and doing anything creative (drawing, painting, etc.).
Jim White
Search Process
What is your favorite about being on the church vestry?
I believe the Holy Spirit brought us to Holy Innocents'. I want to give thanks by making a lasting contribution to our congregation.

What is your favorite scripture verse or passage?
Matthew 7:7 - "Ask and it shall be given unto you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you."

Who lives with you in your home?
My wife, Bunty.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
Spending time with family and friends; camping; reading history, archaeology, and mystery novels; fishing; grilling and cooking.
Pat Magnant
Newcomers
What is your favorite part of being on the church vestry?
Learning about the church and how it operates.

What is your favorite scripture verse or passage?
John 3:16 - “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

Who lives with you in your home?
My husband Mike.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
What free time? Between church and work there is no free time! When I do find some time, I like to work in the yard.
Asunta Blanchard
Mission & Outreach, Stewardship
What is your favorite part of being on the church vestry?
Making a difference.

How do you feel about your relationship with God?
God doesn't give us what we can handle. God helps us handle what we are given.

Who lives with you in your home?
My husband, Tom; daughter, Kathleen; three dogs: Rocky, Molly, and Bentley.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
Scrapbooking, reading, and spending time with my family.
Noel Ritch
Adult Discipleship
What is your favorite part of being on the church vestry?
Helping others.

What is your favorite scripture verse or passage?
Psalm 139

Who lives with you in your home?
My wife and daughter.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
Fishing and listening to music.
Ron Carr
Treasurer
What is your favorite part of being on the church vestry?
I appreciate the opportunity to offer my time and talent to my church family who have been such an important part of my life.

What is your favorite scripture verse or passage?
Romans 10:9 - "Because if you confess with your lips that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved."

Who lives with you in your home?
My wife Melinda and I are now empty-nesters.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
I enjoy playing golf and spending time with my grandchildren.
Dawn Soublet
Secretary
What is your favorite part of being on the church vestry?
Being able to serve the church and others.

What is your favorite scripture verse or passage?
Psalm 119:105 - "Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path." Proverbs 31:25 - "She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come."

Who lives with you in your home?
My three dogs: Taz, Shorty, and Lily, who is staying with me while my daughter is deployed.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
When I have spare time, I enjoy spending time with friends and family, working in my yard, and the beach.