Parish Mission Statements - Meeting 5


Purpose of Meeting

To review draft of Mission Statement

Preparation for Meeting

  1. Reflect on 1 Corinthians 12:1-11
  2. Review draft Mission Statement
  3. Read "Writing a Parish Mission Statement"


  1. Prayer (15 minutes)(Prayer should include reflection and sharing on 1 Cor.12:1-11)
  2. Education/Formation of members (30 minutes) Discuss "Writing a Parish Mission Statement" focusing on how the Mission Statement can energize the parish community
  3. Discussion
    • a. In small groups (20 minutes) Discuss if this draft expresses our reflections and discussions on the mission of Jesus, the Church, the Archdiocesan Mission Statement and the parish
    • b. In the large group (40 minutes)Get feedback from small groups, agree to any changes, modifications; plan how parish will be consulted
  4. Announcements (5 minutes)
  5. Evaluation (5 minutes)
  6. Closing Prayer (5 minutes

(see MEETING 6)

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