Do you want to shape the future of St. Jude Parish?

Nominations are currently being accepted for the St. Jude Parish Council. Selection of new members will be by discernment in the context of prayer with the help of our Pastor. Please prayerfully consider whether you or someone you know might be called to serve as a Parish Council member.

How is the Parish Council Structured?

The St. Jude Parish Council is committed to assisting the Pastor with communication surrounding parish activities and involvement of each person of the parish to grow into a community of servant people that lives according to our parish vision: “Evangelization through Prayer, Fellowship, Mission, and Learning.”

The Council is comprised of nine members and ex officio members including the Pastor, the Parochial Vicar and parish trustees.

Council members are asked to serve a three-year term with a term limit of two consecutive terms. A term is considered from July 1 to June 30.

What are the obligations?

  1. Attend monthly meetings on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Meetings begin at 6PM.

  2. To serve as an active member of one of the standing committees or any ad hoc committees.

  3. Act as a liaison to our Ministries and Organizations through one of the Parish Pillars: Prayer, Fellowship, Mission, and Learning.

  4. Attend an annual retreat, commit to spiritual growth, discipleship, and becoming a more intentional disciple of Christ

Who is eligible? Candidates must:

  1. Be 18 years of age by the date of the election;

  2. Be a baptized, practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with the Church and registered member of our Parish;

  3. Have a clear understanding of membership expectations and express a willingness to fulfill these obligations.

Nominations must be received by Sunday, March 31, 2019.  

Please fill out the form below, provide responses via paper (turned in at the Connection Center), or sent via email to: stjudecouncildiscernment@gmail.com.