Pastoral Council

Purpose and Responsibilites/Activities

The Parish Pastoral Council plans and discusses parish life and activities. The role of the Pastoral Council is to stay true to the parish mission and the goals and objectives related to it. The pastor is actively involved with the Pastoral Council in order to provide guidance, and helps the council reach consensus. The council meets monthly and members are elected to serve a 3-year term. At the end of each year, based on nominations submitted by the Youth Ministry team, two newly confirmed youths are elected to a two-year term.

The Pastoral Council has the following standing committees:

  • Liturgy Committee
  • Faith Formation Commission
  • Stewardship Committee
  • Social Justice Committee
  • Parish Life Committee
  • Finance Council

The purpose and responsibilities of the Parish Pastoral Council and its standing committees are described more completely on other pages of this website, in the Constitution and Bylaws and in official guidance, MANUAL FOR PARISH PASTORAL COUNCILS, provided by the Archdiocese of Dubuque.

Members 2021-22

Lois Lehmkuhl – Chair
Eddie Boylston – Vice Chair
Nancy Jenson – Secretary
Mike Brown – Liaison to Liturgy Committee
Steve Bond and John Greenwood – Liaisons to Elections
John Nelson – Liason to Finance Council
Barbara Schnoes – Liason to Social Justice Committee

Contact

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Minutes

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