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January 2019 archive of Pastoral Council Notes

January 2019 archive of Pastoral Council Notes

January 8, 2019

Posted by Donna Brown on 1/10/19

January 8, 2019

Members Excused:  Andrew Weisensel, Jim Copeland

Opening Prayer/Reading:  Erica Silva ... [Luke 3:15-16,1-22]

Approval of Minutes for:  Pastoral Council (12/04/18); Parish Life (12/10/18); Finance (11/04/18) – approved as written under Consent Agenda                                         

Commission Reports:  None other than those already presented were offered for review.

Visitors/Comments:  None

Chair Report:  Review of sharing ideas from last month’s ‘Parish Community and Socialization’ discussion Importance of face-to-face or one-to-one interaction with all parishioners, new and old. Need to capitalize, for our parish future, on area’s growing population Five years from now we’d like to see: A fully engaged mission exchange with our sister parish of Santisimo Sacramento, Piura, Peru. Working collaboration with neighboring parishes. Find all three of weekly Masses are filled. Maintain/grow financial ministry. Having our Youth Ministry continue to grow and bloom, hopefully, to become an example to other parishes. Need to acquire pictures of each parish member, again, both new and old, to assist in the face-to-face interactions we expect to hold. This will also be quite helpful in assisting in the recognition of older parish members who will have their funerals held at St. James in the ... Read More »

December 4, 2018

Posted by Donna Brown on 1/10/19

December 4, 2018

Members Excused:  Ellen S.

Opening Prayer/Reading:  Roger B. [Luke 3:1-10]

Consent Agenda for Minutes [PC, Parish Life, Faith Formation, Human Concerns,] – Approved as sent; Andrew reported that Erv’s Mug is donating 15% of ALL items ordered in their restaurant from ALL patrons on Dec. 2nd ... Read More »

November 6, 2018

Posted by Donna Brown on 1/10/19

November 6, 2018 – 6:30 PM\8:30 PM

Members Excused:  Erica Silva, Roger Bruenning, Peter Prakasam

Opening Prayer/Reading:  Judy Freimark/Mark 12:38-44                         

Visitors/Comments:  Commission/Committee Representatives: Ken Clapp (Faith Formation), Dennis Horrigan (Human Concerns), Christine Baxter (Welcome & History), Linda Schafer (Parish Life), Mart Jean McDonald (Worship), Paul Hischke (Buildings and Grounds ... Read More »

September 4, 2018

Posted by Donna Brown on 1/10/19

Members Excused:  Ellen S., Peter P., Roger B.  

Opening Prayer/Reading:  Jim C.

Approval of Minutes for: July 3, 2018 – Approved with this revision:                                      Pg. 2 – NEW BUSINESS - 4) Jim asked whether we should continue drop Donut Sundays, to once or twice a month, as there ... Read More »

August 7, 2018

Posted by Donna Brown on 1/10/19

Members Excused:  Erica S., Chuck C.   (Craig Bartsch has withdrawn from the PC)                                                                                                           Opening Prayer/Reading:  Andrew W.

Approval of Minutes for: June 5, 2018 – approved as written                                            Visitors/Comments:  None present   

Chair Report:                                                                                                                     Focus on Ministry – “What does it mean to be a liaison?” - Presentation to follow                                                                                                  

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