Providing a heartfelt message is our work in this world, especially now. Making time to build relationships is an important role, especially right now. It is worth putting a leader and perhaps a team in place to connect with and developing these relationships. A big part of this is communication and following up with people. Think about who in your organization would be best suited to take this on. If you are a small organization,
Many faith-based organizations are under significant pressure during this time to maintain their community while being unable to gather and potentially serve. There can be a further consideration when the members gather, they usually help support the organization financially. Or people think you are closed or unable to meet the needs of your clients or members. This is the time to re-focus on following our mission– or the Divine’s mission –this is a time to find the
By Stuart Mann VIEWED from the sidewalk, the Order of the Holy Cross Priory in Toronto is the picture of permanence. Formerly a grand Victorian house, the priory is a delightful sandstone and brick building with a deep porch and a tower. It is located in one of the city’s most beautiful and affluent neighbourhoods, just a short walk from High Park. But looks can be deceiving. The priory is entering a time of transition.
By Derwyn Sangster Experienced GIFT Continuation mentors from across the Diocese are helping parishes move into the ‘Continuation Phase’ of the GIFT campaign. During the Active Phase of the GIFT Campaign, our consultants, M&M International, identified many parish leaders who were instrumental in their individual parish campaigns. As the Active Phase drew to a close, M&M shared a list of these leaders with Jane Scanlon, the Diocesan Stewardship Development Officer. With support from the Diocesan