The Visioning and Planning Committee, created in February 2017, works to research and make recommendations to Parish Council on:
1. Medium and long, term real property needs
2. Building requirements and opportunities (e.g. solar power)
3. Land use options (including the Cemeteries as appropriate)
4. Financing options (for a and b above and others as appropriate)
5. All of the above in relation to current and future Parish and community ministries and outreach programs and needs.”
The committee also works to address the impact of HRM building guidelines, now in effect, for all public buildings.
The Committee is interested in:
a. Meeting with resource people whose knowledge and skills may assist with researching ideas for the benefit of the Parish and local and other communities in need of support.
b. Ways to ‘green’ Parish facilities and events and be more sustainable.
c. Ways to use its’ facilities to the benefit of the Parish and Community groups.
d. Ways to improve accessibility especially for the Church building.
e. Ways to encourage Parish members and the community, where appropriate, to help define, develop and strengthen the faith community and ministries that utilize the talents and faith of the Parish.
The work of this Committee needs and invites input and suggestions on any topic from Council members, parishioners or interested resource people. Please contact Marilyn Hurst at: firstname.lastname@example.org or (902) 865-1173 if you have materials or ideas to share or would like to meet with the Committee.
Meetings are open to interested parishioners and guests and typically are held monthly on the second Tuesday, 7PM in the lower level of the Church.
Committee Members are: Bruce Moxley, Chair, Steve Woodend, Co-chair, Murray Watson, Bishop, Rt. Rev. Sue Moxley, Mel Gosse, Maureen Pelrine, Peter Simpkin, Marilyn Hurst, Administrative support.