Give prayerful consideration to serving on the parish council. They need you but only if you are dedicated and willing.
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Tired of blah, blah, blah at parish council meetings?
This short article is highly recommended for inclusion in the parish council members notebook for required reading and discussion. Help them to focus on the real purpose of parish life and how this has been subverted by secularism and “the American way of religion”. A companion article entitled “Clergy and Laity in the Orthodox Church” […]
Clergy and laity together compose “governance” of the Church and of the local parish. This article clarifies the ways, means and purposes of both clergy and laity according to Orthodox theology.
How parish council members can fulfill one of the key responsibilities of service.
Advocacy, fundraising, policy formulation and strategic intent.
The consent agendas is a tool for making parish council meetings more effective and more efficient.
Though largely unknown and almost completely absent from parish council structures, the governance committee is probably the most important and useful committee of them all.
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