Office for Parish Service and Support > Parish Mission Statements > Development A Parish Mission Statement > Meeting 6

Purpose of Meeting

To come to consensus on Mission Statement

Preparation for Meeting
  1. Reflect on 1 Corinthians 12:12-31
  2. Review revised draft Mission Statement
  3. Read the sections on CONSENSUS
Agenda
  1. Prayer (15 minutes) (Prayer should include reflection and sharing on 1 Cor. 12:12-31)
  2. Education/Formation of members (15 minutes)Review what is meant by Consensus
  3. Discussion
    • a. In small groups (30 minutes)Discuss if the present statement expresses who we are and who we seek to become as a parish in words that are simple, clear and meaningful to the people of the parish Will the statement inspire, motivate and direct the life and activities of the parish?
    • b. Break (15 minutes)
    • c. In the large group (45 minutes) Come to consensus on the Parish Mission Statement
  4. Announcements (5 minutes)
  5. Evaluation (5 minutes)
  6. Closing Prayer (5 minutes)