August 3, 2016
To: Rev Scott McAndless and the Session of St. Andrews Hespeler
Effective December 31, 2016, I am resigning  as Clerk of Session. Jeff Veenstra asked me to dedicate five years to the position on the retirement of Charley Klaeger.  Much longer than 5 years has passed and in that stretch, we have accomplished: many excellent strategies, grown in spirit and shared more than a laugh or two. The time with you has been interesting and every meeting led me to thoughts I had never considered. Truly, this group, in all its iterations has care in their hearts. You are the vanguard of church in the truest sense; feeling deeply, loving long and true servants of faith.
I have reached a point in my life where my need to sustain all the requests for my time has changed. At this time, I need to concentrate on fewer demands and family comes first.
I wish you well in your mission and will make every effort to help wherever I can. Good luck and God bless you all.
I thank each of you for this time well spent.
Rob Hodgson
Clerk of Session