The visionary and planning body for the pastoral and spiritual concerns of the parish. The council is a consultative body to the pastor. The ministry and main purpose is pastoral planning.
Gifts to Share: Willingness to pray and reflect with others; willingness and ability to respectfully communicate; ability to give time, energy, and future thinking.
Commitment: One evening meeting a month plus additional time between meetings for various projects.
Members: Carmen Bean- Chair, Barb Borth, Bart Chupp, Barb Duncanson, Mary Greene, Pam Muccio.
Contact: Carmen Bean firstname.lastname@example.org
Advise the pastor regarding all aspects of parish finances, which include the yearly operating budget and debt reduction. Oversee building and grounds, Catholic Services Appeal, endowment and foundations and any Capital Campaigns.
Gifts to Share: Skills in communication, problem solving, patience, open-mindedness and forward-thinking. Accounting or financial skills helpful.
Commitment: One evening meeting a month and an active member in one of the subcommittees.
Members: Alice Gerst- Chair, Patti Fraser, Mark VanLent, Jan Westfield.
Contact: Alice Gerst (231) 527-1051