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PTB 2 : How A Parish Covenant Influenced Stewardship in my Parish with Stephanie Moore

ERIC HASELHORST AND STEPHANIE MOORE

HOW A PARISH COVENANT INFLUENCED STEWARDSHIP IN MY PARISH

 

In a live Q and A I answered questions about stewardship and how to make your parish a place people fall in love with Jesus. One of the questions I received was "Do we not expect enough from our parishioners". I answered the question by sharing that some sort of document could be drafted laying out what parishioners can expect from their parish and what what the parish expects from parishioners. That all office staff and a pastor need to do it draft the document and put it in place following a model outlined in the book Growing An Engaged Church.

While at the International Catholic Stewardship Conference in Orlando Florida I sat in on a session about parish covenants and found that real parishes are using this idea to make a difference in the life and lives of the people they serve.

MORE SPECIFICALLY, IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • What a parish covenant can look like.
  • How to engage parishioners in a rapidly growing parish.
  • How create a parish covenant.
  • Deciding what to offer to help people grow and serve
  • The need for partnership and collaboration.
  • How St. Anne Parish introduced the parish covenant.
  • Time and talent renewal vs. Parish covenant.
  • What impact the parish covenant had on St. Anne Parish over time.
  • How St Anne parish organized the traditional time and talent renewal.
  • Handling push back when introducing a new idea.
  • When to perform the actual renewal process.

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Gallup Organization
  • ME25
  • St. Anne Parish
  • Bridge 2 Faith
  • Facebook Page Image Dimensions
  • Jesse Manibusan
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Watch the video here

 

YOU ROCK!

Thanks again for listening to the show and for Stephanie for being an awesome guest!

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