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<  Parish Mission Statement  ~  Some thoughts from Bill Heubsch's book

PostPosted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 11:36 pm Reply with quote
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Bill Heubsch in his Book Dreams & Visions says that instead of trying to think up a unique mission statement, we should simply adopt the mission we share with the whole church:
  • To help people deepen their communion with Christ by offering them opportunities at the parish which give rise to the possibility of ever more intimacy with him,
    to help people grow & sustain the excitement of that conversion within their parish, through our sacramental life and intentional formation opportunities
    which lead to works of justice & charity, not on the part of the parish as a whole, but on the part of individual believers gathered in Christ’s name
    and which also lead to
    a life of daily prayer and to the desire on the part of believers to invite
    others to deeper communion as well, which then begins this circle again.


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