Parish Consultation: What is it good for?

Dr. Mark Fischer, Professor of Theology at St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo, California discusses consultation in the parish setting.  How can a pastor effectively use consultation?  When and why should a pastor consult?  How does consultation work in financial planning?  In pastoral planning?  Dr. Fischer has spent his career in supporting consultative processes in parish life.  This video provides an example of an effective consultation process.

Finance Councils & Parish Budgets

Dr. Mark Fischer, Professor of Theology at St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo, California discusses the Role of the Parish Finance Council in assisting the Pastoral to develop the parish budget in line with the pastoral goals and priorities of the parish.  How does the parish allocate funds in relationship to pastoral goals and what to do when unexpected requests for funds comes up?

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