Plans for Courageously Living the Gospel at St. Luke

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Our Parish Goals

Goal #1: Parish will enhance and /or embrace Youth Ministry opportunities by July 1, 2020

Strategy 1: Enhance existing youth ministry program by establishing a more focused plan with additional involvement of parishioners. Completion by May 1, 2020

Strategy 2: Establish youth leadership team that will assist in the enhancement of the middle school youth ministry program. Leadership team preferably would consist of high school age students. Completion date December 2019.

Strategy 3: Provide opportunities for parish financial support, including fund-raisers, for youth opportunities such as youth conferences, Good Samaritan Project, etc. Completion date: April 1, 2020.

Goal #2: Parish will enhance or establish Family Ministries to respond to the diverse needs of families by Pentecost 2020.

Strategy 1: Discovering God in Everyday Family Life. To develop the family as a community of faith and school of discipleship. To equip parents, grandparents, and heads of household to practice our Catholic traditions at home. Completion date: March 1, 2020.

Strategy 2: Forming Faith Through Each Family Life Milestone. Intentionally develop opportunities for engaging families when they are most open to change and growth. Completion date: March 1, 2020.

Strategy 3: Connecting Families of All Ages. Congregational activities that serves people of all ages in working together to serve the poor and vulnerable, work for justice, be peacemakers, and care for creation. Completion date: June1, 2020.

Goal #3: Parish will equip parishioners as Missionary Disciples who are inspired to invite and accompany others by Pentecost 2020

Strategy 1: Offer opportunities for parishioner witness talks. Lay witness talks can provide a strong vehicle for "connecting" with parishioners. Completion date: April 1, 2020.

Strategy 2: Develop a one day service project where parishioners serve the community. Allows for members of the parish to contribute their time and talents to reach out and act as missionary disciples to improve the community. Completion date: March 1, 2020

Strategy 3: Foster Gospel values in our society. Make more explicit the evangelization dimension of the Sunday Eucharist and create a better appreciation of the power of God's Word by sharing with others. Completion date: June 1, 2020.