November 26 11:30am-1:00pm - Strategic Plan Update: The Worship, Learning, & Community Work groups will present their recommendations for a Strategic Plan that will take St. Matthew's into the future. All parishioners are encouraged to attend this very important meeting - lunch will be provided.

About the 2017-18 Strategic Plan

Consultations with parishioners and external stakeholders began in early 2016. Meetings, interviews and the changing context underpin a report accepted by the annual Vestry in February 2017, which set out potential strategic directions.

· What DOES God See at St. Matthew’s in 2032? Summary Report to Vestry (Feb 26/17)

· Presentation deck: SPP Summary Report to Vestry. (Feb 26/17)

Work Plan for October, 2017 to February, 2018

Work has continued since Vestry. An SP2.0 leadership team considered the vision, mission and principles. Sustainability is a cross-cutting theme. Work groups are developing potential actions on Worship, Learning and Community in October and November. Broad parish engagement begins on November 26th and will continue through January. A proposed Plan will be considered at Vestry on February 25, 2018.

Should you wish to participate in a work group or assist in any way, please contact the Rector’s Warden, Leonard Surges surgesl@rogers.com or the Reverend Gregor Sneddon, gregorsneddon@gmail.com

Links to the papers SP2.0 are provided below

    · SP2.0 Strategic Plan Outline

    · Sp2.0 Strategic Plan Principles Refined

    · SP2.0 Milestones

· Workgroup Objectives-Worship

· Workgroup Objectives-Learning

· Workgroup Objectives-Community

Background Reading - Worship

· Gibson Designing Space as a Theological Task

· Louis Weil, Chapter 5: The Liturgical Act

    · Ruth Meyers and Paul Gibson article

· Is St. Matthew's a Working Church (pdf)

Background Reading - Learning

· Learning _Prep

 

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The Holy Eucharist 
  • Chapel, Sundays, 8am
  • Church, Sundays, 10am
  • Chapel, Thursdays, 10am
  • Church, 2nd Wednesdays, 11:30am
Choral Evensong
  • Sept 17; Oct 1 & 15; Nov 5, 2017 @ 4pm (1st & 3rd Sundays, Sept to June) 
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