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From Passion to Action, Mary Permoda SASI 2013

From Passion to Action, Mary Permoda SASI 2013

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Presentation to parish social ministers by Mary Permoda, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Scottsdale (AZ) at 2013 Social Action Summer Institute.
Presentation to parish social ministers by Mary Permoda, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Scottsdale (AZ) at 2013 Social Action Summer Institute.

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From Passion to Action

Building Effective Vehicles
for Social Action
Mary Permoda; St. Patrick Catholic Community (Scottsdale, AZ)
June 20, 2014; Social Action Summer Institute
Overview
• Vision for Parish Social Ministry
• Models of Parish Social Ministry
• Tools to Grow and Develop PSM
• Best Practices and Challenges
Vision for Parish Social Ministry

• Communities of Salt and Light –USCCB 1994
• Four Styles of Social Action Ministry
– Advocacy
– Empowerment
– Direct Service/Charity
– Development/Solidarity
• Connection to Education/Formation
• Connection to Liturgy

Four Styles of Social Action
Models of Parish Social Ministry
• Traditional
• Social Justice leadership team
– Faith in Action Ministry Team
• Social Justice and Outreach Committee
• Other?
Traditional
• One Organizing Team
• Strengths
• Challenges
• Human Resource
Social Justice Leadership team
• Multiple ministry teams
– Leadership team
– Members of the ministry
• Focus on one issue or one type of action
• Human Resource

Faith in Action Advisory Team
• Made up of a representative from each
ministry team
• Vision for and evaluate Faith in Action ministry
as a whole
• Share information between ministries
Faith in Action Advisory Team


Breakdown of Ministries by Style
Education/Formation
Season for
Nonviolence/Peace
Day Committee
JustFaith & Just
Matters programs
Care for Creation
Advoacy
Franciscan Action
Circle
Death Penalty
Empowerment
Valley Interfaith
Project
Direct Service
Special
Projects/Collections
Guaymas Medical
Ministry
Outreach to
Veterans and
Military Families
Casa Franciscana
Outreach
Development
Apache Fair Trade
Crafts
Teaching English as
a Second Languare
Casa Grounds for
Solidarity/Cafe
Justo
Employment
Healing Ministry
Connection to Liturgy
Just Scripture
Social Justice and Outreach
Committee
• Two Feet of Love in Action (Curt insert page
see me)
• 1 Committee – 2 Teams: Charity, Justice
• Teams meet together and separately
• Build Relationships with
Parishioners/Ministries
• Coordinate and Support all Parish SJ&O Efforts


SJ&O Charity Team
Emergency Assistance Ministry Welcome to America
Refugee Awareness Water Drive
Coat Drive Food Drive
Weekly Food Collection Paz de Cristo
St. Joseph the Worker Duet
Justa Center AZ Tax Credit
Journey Habitat for Humanity
Adopt-a-Family/Giving Tree St. Matthew Catholic School Tutors
Senior Ministry Maggie’s Place
Friends of the Orphans Parish Nurse Ministry
Friends of Circle the City
SJ&O Justice Team
Open Table Employment Ministry
The Caring Place Valley Interfaith Project
Just Coffee JustFaith
Small Church Communities



* Human Resource (Curt I need help with
formatting this – it should just be a bullet
outside of this table)








Tools to Grow and Develop
Parish Social Ministry
• Educational and Formational Materials
– Two Feet of Love and Action www.usccb.org/jphd
– Catholic Social Teaching www.usccbpublishing.org
– JustFaith/JustMatters www.justfaith.org
– Parish Mission
– Preaching
– Biblical Justice
• Scripture
• Small Christian communities
• Current needs and current issues in the community
• Attentive to Pope Francis


Tools to Grow and Develop
Parish Social Ministry
• Social Justice Website
• Center for Concern (Curt can you add web addresses?)
• Education for Justice
• Poverty USA
• Pax Christi USA
• USCCB
• Catholic Charities USA-Parish Social Ministry Section
• Catholic Relief Services
• Living Your Strengths
Tools to Grow and Develop
Parish Social Ministry
• Theological Reflection
– What does this tell me about myself/God/Church?
– Is there an invitation to change?
– Where is God calling me? What is the next right action?
• Recommitment Process
– Is this a good fit for me?
– Fruits of the Ministry
– Prayer/Ritual

Position Description Template
Volunteer Position Description
Title :
Importance of the position to the Franciscan Renewal Center:

Responsible to:

Definition of Duties:



Length of Commitment :

Time Required:

Qualifications:



Training Provided:
Evaluation:

New Ministry Teams
• Develop a criteria for starting new teams that
works for your parish
– New Ministry request form (Curt add the
application form)

Best Practices and Challenges
• Form Groups of 4
• 2 minutes to think of best practice and challenge
• Each member makes 4 min presentation to group
– Non-presenter fills out feedback card
• Each member gets 2 min for clarification or questions

• Leave with 3 different innovative ideas!


From Passion to Action
• Large Group Feedback
• Bibliography
• Blessings on all of your efforts!

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