‘Tis the season’-–not just THAT season but the season for new Vestry members to go off on retreat to commune together as a leadership team about their hopes and fears, goals and challenges, short-term and long term plans.
We hope every Vestry will put church vitality and growth on their Vestry Retreat agenda.
Church decline is a chronic, debilitating disease sapping the strength of the Body of Christ in our midst. It is curable, but it requires vision, persistence and endurance.
To help frame the Vestry Retreat discussion, what follows are some ideas to guide your discussion: