I am looking forward to reflecting with lay leaders today at North Pine Anglican Church on several areas of parish health. The presentations and documents referred to today are listed below. There may be others added following the session depending on questions and issues raised.
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Back in Noosa again today for the Southern Region Clergy conference for the Diocese of Southern Queensland. A little cooler this week but still sunny and warm for a Tasmanian. We are looking at Healthy Clergy and Healthy Parishes. Links to the notes and presentations follows:
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I enjoyed the opportunity to meet with around 35 Lay Leaders from the Southern Region of the Diocese today at St Mark’s in Logan. We explored the dynamics of healthy parish life and looked at key relationships in the parish.
Notes and the presentations at this conference follow.
Brainstorm on the dynamics of healthy parishes
The Dynamics of Healthy Parishes
Key Parish relationships
Parish Grievance Policy
Covenant Commitments for Christians
SAMPLE Parish Council Covenant
Tim and Gill Fletcher enjoyed the opportunity to spend the day with the clergy of the Diocese of Newcastle looking at self care strategies. Thanks for the wonderful hospitality at St Luke’s Parish Wallsend. Notes from the seminar are linked below.
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I always enjoy the first training day of a new EPIC (Enabling Priests in Charge) cycle. It was great to listen to the wide range of self-care strategies already in place for clergy and to help them reflect on additional strategies. I enjoyed hearing Grant Bickerton present his research findings yet again.
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