The Office of Congregational Development
provides an opportunity for diocesan congregational development
staff to consult with one another.
Diocesan Staff Congregational Development
of Purpose: To offer an educational forum and opportunities for
dialogue among the staff of dioceses and other appointed by dioceses
who responsibility and passion is Congregational Development in
order to share experiences and knowledge in their ministry of supporting
congregation development and revitalization. Out of this dialogue,
to be a voice for encouraging Congregational Development as a priority
in the mission strategy of the Episcopal Church.
- To encourage a spirit of cooperation
- To provide collegiality and personal
support for the participating members.
- To provide education and exploration
of various topics in congregational development.
- To plan and carry out appropriate
programs using the resources of specialized members and consultants.
- To meet periodically as deemed appropriate
- To advocate for resources and staffing
on the diocesan and national levels to implement the priority
of Congregational Development in the mission strategy of the Episcopal