st mark parish

222 McVeagh Road  -  westbrook, ct  -  (860) 399-9207

"There are different gifts but the same Spirit there are different ministries but the same Lord; there are different works but the same God who accomplishes all of them in everyone."  (1 Corinthians 12: 4-6)

The Parish Council is a faith-filled leadership body, directed by the Holy Spirit that works in conjunction with the pastor and parish family, to guide the parish in building a Christ-centered community.


Objectives/Purposes:

  • To act in an advisory capacity to the Pastor and establish and serve as a medium of communication between clergy and laity concerning the spiritual and material needs of our parish community.
  • To encourage a more prominent lay involvement in the life of our parish community.
  • To be the "dreamers" of the parish, looking ahead to the future direction of the parish.
  • To cooperate with other Church and civic organizations in serving the community at large.

Council members' responsibilities:

  • Maintain an active faith life and participate in parish life.
  • Active involvement in personal/parish renewal.
  • Participation in meetings, goal-setting and evaluation sessions.
  • Participation as liaison between assigned standing committee(s) and Parish Council.

Meeting times: 2nd Monday of every month 7-8pm (except July & August)
Chair: Mary Wilson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.