Presentation on theme: "February-March 2012. Mission Statement The Foundation Aspirational BHAGs Strategic Plan Yearly Goals and Objectives This defines what we are TODAY. This."— Presentation transcript:
Mission Statement The Foundation Aspirational BHAGs Strategic Plan Yearly Goals and Objectives This defines what we are TODAY. This defines where we need to bring our congregation in the future OFS Objectives: (between now and June) Create a Vision for our Future Craft a specific 5-yerar plan Have conversations around all facets of our congregation including our financial needs
Destiny Develop Action Plan for Collaborative Implementation Destiny Develop Action Plan for Collaborative Implementation Design Develop a Framework To Implement Our Vision Design Develop a Framework To Implement Our Vision Dream Create Collective Work Culture Vision Discovery Identify Individual and Collective Strengths Dream Foundation Discovery Survey
263 Individuals responded to the Survey 77% of respondents were Pledging Members of the Church, but this represents only ONE-THIRD of all the pledging members of the church 117 RE parents responded, this represents about HALF of the RE parents. 78 % of responders have a spouse/partner or another adult household member that are also members of the church. 73% Over 50 years of age 42% Over 60 years of age Good Response RE Families: very good response Aging congregation!
What we say is most important*: Top 7: 1.Worship Services 2.Music Choirs and Programs 3.Congregation Communication: ie: Soundings, website 4.Religious Ed for children 5.Social action and Social Justice Work 6.Community Service, Worship and Programs for Youth 7.Strengthening Community through fun activities (Pot Lucks, Camp Jewel, UUGNO, Luau) * Combined top 2 box score Very Important + Important.
Was there a difference among ranking? OverallRE ParentsOver 60 Worship Services 111 Music Choirs and Programs 222 Congregation Communication 353 Religious Ed 434 Social action and Social Justice Work 565 Worship and programs for Youth 648 Strengthening Community through fun activities 777 Adult Programs for faith exploration: Odyssey 8106
What are our Money/ Spending Priorities? 1. Pastoral Counseling 2. Worship Services 3. Music Choirs and Programs 4. Participation and Membership in UUA** 5. Worship and programs for Youth*** 6. Religious Ed 7. Social action and Social Justice Work All 7 are funded and supported by our current budget and staffing. Note: ** Reduced contribution to UUA *** Reduced Staff in this area
How would we give of our time? 1. Neighborhood Circles 2. Opportunities for Leadership (Committee Membership and work) 3. Strengthening Community through fun activities (Pot Lucks, Camp Jewel, UUGNO, Luau) 4. Fund-raising Events for Charity and other Causes 5. Promoting Unitarian/Universalism
What gets both our time and money? These are what get our Resources and attention: 1. Social action and Social Justice Work 2. Religious Ed for Children 3.5. Worship Services 3.5. Music Choirs and Programs #4. All equal: Growing our Congregation, Promoting Unitarian Universalism, Strengthening Community through fun activities, Fund raising for Charity and other causes, Youth worship and programs
OverallMoney and Time Worship Services 11 Music Choirs and Programs 22 Congregation Communication 3- Religious Ed 43 Social action and Social Justice Work 54 Worship and programs for Youth 65 Strengthening Community through fun activities 77 Adult Programs for faith exploration: Odyssey 8- Fundraising Events for Charity -6 What we value most is what we want to spend our time and money on!
How should we upgrade/expand our facility? 1.Fellowship and Reception Area/ Space for Fun and Social Events (217) 2.Staff Offices (137) 3.The Family Area/Lobby (126) 4.Sanctuary (106) 5.Storage Space (95)
Growth? Is it important to grow our congregation? Clear Priority for RE parents Clear Priority for Under 50 years of age Clear Priority for Over 50 Clear Priority for Pledging Members 73% said that they feel we should make efforts to grow the number of members in our congregation. 22 % were unsure 6% did not think we should make any efforts to grow.
Growth? If we were to put efforts behind growing our congregation, what would be the best reasons? 1.To share the wonderful aspects of our congregation and services with more people 2. To be able to help more people through our Social Action and Community Service 3. To have more financial strength with more pledging members.
Capital Campaign: What would motivate you to contribute to a Capital Campaign? Top 6 Motivation reasons: 1.Upgrade our current main facility 2.Make our facilities more energy efficient 3.Create a space for a Fellowship / Reception Hall 4.Add an addition to our main building 5.Install an Elevator for the elderly and physically challenged 6.Pay back our loan for Sheila Lane
Capital Campaign: What would motivate you to contribute to a Capital Campaign? How do our opinions differ? OverallRE Parents Over 60 Pledging Members Upgrade our current main facility 1111 Make our facilities more energy efficient 2222 Create a space for a Fellowship / reception Hall 3333 Add an addition to our main building 444/54 Install an Elevator for the elderly and physically challenged 5565 Pay back our loan for Sheila Lane 664/56