Strategic Plan document posted April 19, 2018

The Church Transforming Workshop - March 10, 2018

Strategic Plan document posted March 13, 2018

Shaping our Future - presented at Vestry 2018

Strategic Plan document posted Jan 11, 2018

January 14, 2018 SPP Meeting Documents

Strategic Plan documents posted December 2017

Worship Working Group Report    Please scroll through all 11 pages.

Community Working Group Notes

Formation Working Group Updates

 

Nov 26, 2017 Presentation    Overview Handout Nov 26, 2017

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