“Complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.” (Philippians 2:2)
The mission is the purpose for which the parish exists. The mission statement is the the description of the purpose in clear and compelling language. So working on the mission statement is about sharpening the language so the parish can work more closely together on fulfilling its purpose.
The PDF version of the file can be found here: Mission and Mission Statements – Important Distinctions