Functional survey with Vestry Classes 2012-2017 on the Cathedral’s implementation of the previous strategic plan
Brainstorming session with visionary expert Tracy Lee
Strategic Planning Committee formed
SWOT analysis conducted with entire Vestry
Committee decides to adopt bottom-up approach in forming strategic plan
SWOT analysis questionnaire and interviews conducted with 100% of ministry leaders and co-chairs
Vestry and Committee retreat with Founder of RenewalWorks, Jay Sidebotham on increasing spiritual growth at the Cathedral. Read presentation here.
Ministry leader and vestry data merged together for analysis and conclusions. Living out Our Mission in Christ title chosen for its relevance to emerging themes.
Launch of Phase I
Parish-wide retreat held on themes that emerged from interviews and questionnaires (spiritual growth, communal life, our neighbor)
Results communicated to Parish and Friends via website, e-letter and Trinité
All Cathedral ministries examined their core purpose and wrote a mission/vision statement for their work. These will be part of a special A-Z edition in an upcoming issue of Trinité.
Based on these statements, the Vestry held a half-day retreat to assess priorities and conduct a Start/Stop/Continue Analysis of current ministry activities
Vestry regrouped all ministries into five functional tiers in order to expand the strategic goal setting process.
INSERT TIER MINISTRY PIC
Communicate Phase I results to Parish in a report at the 2016 AGM Meeting. Read report HERE.
Launch Phase II - The vestry has appointed a special strategic planning task force that will be looking into the financial sustainability of the Cathedral’s budget, endowment and assets. Operating separately, but informed by Cathedral committees, we expect to complete Phase II by the end of 2016.