Vestry Members as Trustees of the Soul of the Parish

Title

Vestry Members as Trustees of the Soul of the Parish

Description

by Divis, Mary Lou Hoover -- Vestry members need to understand their leadership role in the parish by attending worship and meetings, engaging in the life of the parish, establishing prayer and Bible reading habits. In a specific workshop, Vestry members will learn that their role and vision are needed by attendance at worship and meetings and engaged in the life of the parish. The project is a five (5) hour retreat based on the calling to leadership of Moses (Exod. 3:1-6) and Paul (Acts 9:1-6). This retreat also offers Kathryn Tyler Scott’s work on Trusteeship to encourage Vestry members at both parishes to realize that they need to be dedicated to growth, change, learning, and prayer support as a team in order to move into the future. Each vestry retreat will culminate with a written Covenant Agreement describing how Vestry members are called to lead by attending worship, being prepared to attend meetings, promising to pray and read the Bible. The future is in their hands to encourage growth in their relationship with God and Scripture, to attend worship and meetings with intentionality, to engage with the parish community and those not yet in the parish.

Creator

Divis, Mary Lou Hoover.

Publisher

Virginia Theological Seminary

Date

5/2020

Rights

Copyright © 2020

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Thesis.

Files

Thesis-Divis-VestryMembersAsTrusteesoftheSouloftheParish-5-7-2020.pdf
Date Added
May 13, 2020
Collection
VTS Theses - D. Min.
Item Type
Text
Citation
Divis, Mary Lou Hoover., “Vestry Members as Trustees of the Soul of the Parish,” Theses from Virginia Theological Seminary, accessed October 21, 2020, https://vtsbpl.omeka.net/items/show/35.