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Fr Jarek Pachocki OMI replied to Mary Permoda's discussion Policy and procedures for social media
Nov 17
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time and task managment for ministry

Started by Ted Furlow in Governance and Advisory Bodies. Last reply by Peter Denio Oct 17. 1 Reply

I am looking for a resource to teach time and task management in ministry to allow new diocesan employees and their supervisors, who have high energy but low management experience, to maximize the best use of their time.  This would include the…Continue

Policy and procedures for social media

Started by Mary Permoda in Community of Wisdom. Last reply by Fr Jarek Pachocki OMI Nov 17. 1 Reply

I am interested in seeing what parishes are doing in the area of policies and procedures for social media not only for staff but for ministry usage as well.  Anyone have anything in place?Thanks!Continue

Political Activities and IRS Church Tax Inquiries

Started by Brendan Wilson in Financial and Legal Aug 19. 0 Replies

In a June 27, 2014, letter to the Department of Justice, the Acting Director of IRS Exempt Organizations Examinations revealed three potentially significant developments with respect to IRS enforcement activity against churches.There is a…Continue

Tags: political, activities, 7611, DOJ, taxes

Parish Councils: Inviting Participation from the Parish Community

Started by Suzanne E Walsh in Governance and Advisory Bodies. Last reply by Suzanne E Walsh Sep 10. 2 Replies

Our parish has recently formed a parish council and the council is working through the initial phases of of building the organization. We've adopted a constitution, established five subcommittees to various facets of the parish mission. Recent…Continue


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