Seeking Nominations for Consultative Roles in the Parish
Please consider nominating yourself or a parishioner you know to any of our parish consultative bodies. Nominations will take place in a couple of weeks. Here is a list of our councils and commissions. Whom do you know who’s talent and interest would benefit the community?
The Parish Leadership Team (Pastoral Council) helps develop the priorities and directions for the parish to become the means of achieving greater participation by the whole parish in its mission. Over the next three years, the Parish Leadership Team will play a major role in the formation of our new parish family through PARTNERS IN THE GOSPEL. Seeking members with a long history and understanding of the community as wells as expertise guiding groups through change. Meets the first Wednesday of the month.
The Finance Council conducts long-range financial planning with regard to funding operational and capital needs in the parish; develops and overseeing a parish budget process; reviews fiscal status reports; and provides fiscal analysis of proposed goals, strategies, programs, and administrative aspects of parish life. Meets the third Thursday of the month.
The purpose of the Facilities & Grounds Commission is to make short and long-range plans for facility and grounds, and to make sure the parish has well maintained facilities and grounds that meet the needs of the parish community. They meet on the second Thursday of each month.
Our Stewardship and Evangelization Commissions welcomes, engages and equips our community to share God’s gifts of time, talent and treasure. We meet via zoom on the third Wednesday evening of the month. We would especially appreciate having more cultural/ethnic diversity with our group members and invite all those who enjoy hospitality to join our fun ministries!
The Life, Justice, Peace Commission provides assistance for various organizations, through collective collaboration, who help those in need and to promote education and advocacy experiences regarding social justice so that members might be more aware and conversant with the need to live out gospel values in our society. We are looking for representatives of different communities within our parish: youth (high school), young adults (18-40), middle -aged (40-60), Hispanic, Fil-Am, etc. Ultimately, anyone with a heart for social justice and accompanying those on the margins would be welcome. Meets the first Tuesday evening of the month
The Liturgy Commission assists the pastor in achieving the goal of full, conscious, and active participation of the people at the Eucharist and all other liturgies. Its overall purpose is to advise and support the pastor on the spirituality and prayer life of the parish community. The Liturgy Commission also looks at recruiting, training and supporting all our liturgical minsters.
The purpose of the Faith Formation Commission is to ensure that the parish offers quality faith formation, available to all members in the parish. This includes working to provide for all ages, abilities, and diversities. We work at inclusivity as we break open the teachings of Jesus in our Catholic Tradition. We are seeking members who represent the diversity of our parish in age and culture.
To nominate yourself or another parishioner, please use the form at this link (or use the QR code in the bulletin): https:// archseattle.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/192/responses/new