A Note From Fr. Tom
As pastor of All Saints Parish, my primary responsibility is to help you grow as Disciples of Jesus and to equip you to go and make disciples of others. I am excited to share with you that our parish has been selected to participate in a national pilot study run by Catholic Leadership Institute. This study involves participating in a survey to identify how we are growing spiritually as individuals and the ways in which our parish community supports that growth.
Through participating in this pilot, we hope to:
· Allow parishioners to reflect on their spiritual growth and discipleship
· Identify the ways in which the parish effectively supports that growth
· Look at opportunities to support that growth more in the future
· Create goals and action plans to achieve that growth
The data collection, analysis, and reporting will be handled by an independent third party, Measuring Success, a firm that has worked in the non-profit world for 10 years to develop tools to assist non-profits to measure effectiveness. Measuring Success will conduct the survey itself and handle all of your survey responses confidentially. Our parish will receive an aggregate report of the results and will not have access to individual survey responses. The survey is strictly for the purpose of helping us understand what ministry members are attracted to, and continue to grow in our community; data will not be used to assess staff performance. We simply want to understand how ministry members assess their own spiritual growth.
The survey will be available from February 6, 2017 - March 20, 2017. Please take 10 - 15 minutes of your time to complete the survey at the link below.
You may also print your own copy of the survey and turn it in at any of the churches of All Saints Parish or St. John's Catholic School.