Goal 5: A supportive and caring congregation, with strong mission links and a commitment to environmental sustainability.
Promote and support the work of Pastoral Care
· Promote the work of the Pastoral care Team
· Ensure that all members of the Team are trained, supported and safeguarded
· Provide transport to the monthly tea at St Michael’s and to ‘special’ services
Review our mission links and our understanding of ‘mission partnership’
· What does it mean to be a ‘partner in mission’?
· Which of our mission links are most meaningful? Can we deepen them?
Deepen our commitment to Fair Trade and Environmental Sustainability
· As far as possible, ensure that we use only Fair Trade products
· Ensure that Christian Aid Week is not eclipsed by other events
· Form a new Eco group to help us maintain a keen environmental focus
· Revive a culture in which environmental awareness shapes our decision-making
· Ensure that the renovation of the church and parish centre is eco-friendly