There are clear pathways to parish vitality. Thriving parishes consider the strategic questions regarding identity, capacity and purpose. To thrive, and not merely survive in the years ahead, vital parishe must remain true to identity, leverage capacity and communicate a compelling sense of purpose. These parishes will revitalize the congregations and mobilize people around an urgent and evangelizing plan of action. This conviction is at the heart of the Pathways to Parish Vitality project. Consider the resources provided at:
to obtain resources, best practices and practical strategies for:
- equipping leaders
- building organizational capacity for growth
- connecting, welcoming and engaging spiritual seekers
- fostering spiritual growth in all generations
"Real effectiveness... less from doing more things and more from doing the right things."