Timeline

A timeline of parish planning activities leading up to our Vestry meeting in February:

Date

Responsibility

Activities/Decisions

Milestone

Dec 13, 2011

Parish Council

·       Review Input from Oct 23 Town Hall Meeting

·       Sign-off on Values, Purpose and Grand Vision

·       Agree on key dates and activities leading to Vestry

Shift from “Visioning” to “Ministry Development”

Dec 14(?) , 2011

Newsletter/ announcement

·       Christmas newsletter content

·       Summarize Oct 23 Town Hall outcomes

·       Map out the milestones to Vestry 2012 (Feb 26)

Congregational update

Dec 14 2011 – Jan 11 2012

Steering Committee

·       Refresh St. James current ministry profile (Summer 2010)

·       Integrate input from Oct 23 2011 Town Hall Meeting

·       Prepare initial recommendations for ministry transformation

·       Prepare preliminary set of resource implications (people and money)

Development of Ministry Platform

Jan 12 2012

Steering Committee

·       Preparation for Parish Council discussion of ministry platform

·       Distribution of documentation to Parish Council for review

 

Jan 17 2012

Parish Council

·       Discuss ministry platform

·       Agree on necessary changes

·       PC buy-in to 2012 direction

Parish Council Buy-in

Jan 18 2012

Newsletter/ announcement

·       Parish update on 2012 plans with link to Constant Contact online survey for feedback

·       Request responses by Jan 25 2012

Congregational communication and feedback

Jan 25 – Feb 20

Steering Committee

·       Review and analyze survey responses

·       Adjust 2012 plan accordingly

·       Adjust 2012 budget to accommodate short-term impacts

·       Identify property/building development opportunities in support of plan – mid- to long-term

·       Prepare high-level capital requirements

3-year fiscal outlook and capital project plan overview

Feb 21 2012

Parish Council

·       Review and discuss 2012 plan including 3-year outlook

·       Agree on Vestry presentation of 2012 plan and motions

Parish Council support of 3-year plan

Feb 26 2012

Vestry and Town Hall

·       Conduct required governance proceedings

·       Town Hall meeting to approve 2012 plan and next steps

Congregational support of 2012 plan

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