Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina

Strategic Visioning Process

Nela Edgar, Strategic Vision Committee Chair
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icon Strategic Visioning Resource Guide

icon Strategic Visioning Form for Follow-Through (fillable)

The Steps of the Strategic Visioning Process

I. Complete the US Congregational Life Survey.
II. Contact The Rev. Canon This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to secure a consultant.
III. Consultant meets with Vestry to review results of US Congregational Life Survey, and determine with which of the four sections of the Strategic Visioning Process the parish will begin.
IV. Determine leadership group for process. (15-30 people depending on size of parish. Vestry plus non-vestry leaders.)
V. Arrange date for consultant to meet with leadership team.
VI. Two weeks prior to the meeting, consultant will send the questions to be addressed to the leadership group.
VII. Allow approximately three hours for each area covered.
VIII. Only one area should be addressed per meeting.
IX. Complete the reporting form for each area as it is addressed. Send one copy to the diocesan office and keep one copy to review at each future vestry meeting until all action items are completed

Bishop's Remarks on the Strategic Vision

Bishop's Address at 89th Convention

90th Annual Convention - Bishop's Strategic Visioning Introduction

  • Bishop Waldo Calls to Order
  • Bishop Greg Rickel on Stewardship
  • Leadership Day
  • Dean Timothy Jones of Trinity Cathedral
  • The Rev. Dr. James Farwell
  • Ms. Terri Mathes
  • Closing Plenary Before Evensong
  • Bill Hunter of the Advent Shoppe
  • Christ Church Before Evensong
  • Gravatt Booth
  • Thompson Booth
  • Canterbury Booth
  • Sewanee Booth
  • Business Day
  • Cursillo 130 1
  • Cursillo 130 2
  • Cursillo 130 3
  • Cursillo 130 4
  • Cursillo 130 5
  • Cursillo 130 6
  • Cursillo 130 7
  • Cursillo 130 8
  • Cursillo 130 9
  • Cursillo 130 10
  • Cursillo 130 11