'leadership' Tagged Posts

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Vestry Retreat 2018

Last Saturday our parish leadership, rector and vestry members gathered with The Rev. Canon Dan Morrow, the Diocesan staff person responsible for Congregational Development and Missional Life to hold our parish in prayer, celebrate the Eucharist together, and to focus on the parish’s primary tasks of Gather, Transform, and Send. We learned the specific aspects of each of these tasks, discussing our current ministry in each of those areas and being attentive to where our energy to strengthen these areas…

Vestry Orientation

Last Saturday your newly elected vestry and ongoing members met to begin the process of forming as a group and of engaging the faithful work ahead. There was amazing energy and enthusiasm as we began to find our rhythm of working together and embracing our leadership roles. Here are some highlights we discussed or action decided: There’s a group of vestry members who will work with Chad Linder, our Diocesan Canon for Financial Operations, to learn about grant and loan…

Vestry Gifts

We began our last vestry meeting by identifying our individual gifts, so that we can then apply them to a group project: planning and executing a good stewardship program this fall. I thought you’d like to see the long list of gifts of your vestry members: Creative thinking Creativity (3) Realistic Balance Courage Perspective Organizing Seeing Big Picture Joy of life Listening (2) Compassionate (2) Friendliness Hospitality (2) Organization (3) Delegating details & keeping on track so it gets done…