Pastoral Council serves the parish by praying, studying and listening to the pulse of the church and community. It actively participates by visioning, dreaming and planning for the long-range future of the parish and advising the Pastor in various matters.
A Parish Pastoral Council is the “primary visioning body of the parish, this group assists the pastor in:
- Soliciting the wisdom of the parish community on pastoral matters
- Forming a consensus about pastoral planning, which address the needs of the parish.
- Communicating that pastoral vision to the parish as a whole
- Involving parish leadership on implementing the vision.
Christ Our Light's Pastoral Council meets on the third Tuesday of month from September to May.
Our 2020-2021 Pastoral Council
Pictured left-to-right: Don Schleper, Nancy Thielke, Greg Shoen, Larry Dehn, Jerry Peters, Nancy Pelletier, Fr. Kevin Anderson, John Koehler, Joe Lewandowski, and Sally Weddel. Not pictured: Deacon Mark Barder.
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Fr. Kevin Anderson, Pastor ~ 763-389-2115
Deacon Mark Barder (ex officio), Hospitality Liaison ~ 763-263-1937
Larry Dehn, Buildings/Grounds Liaison~ 763-389-4750
Andy Schreder, Education/Youth Ministry Liaison ~ 763-291-3704
Joe Lewandowski, Finance/Stewardship Liaison ~ 763-788-0174
Nancy Pelletier, Hospitality Liaison ~ 612-599-2618
Jerry Peters, Secretary, Social Concerns/Outreach Liaison~ 612-940-3291
Don Schleper, Trustee (ex officio), Music/Liturgy Liaison ~ 763-856-2714
Greg Schoen, Trustee (ex officio), Finance/Stewardship Liaison ~ 763-389-5645
Nancy Thielke, Finance/Stewardship Liaison ~ 612-990-0223
Sally Weddel, Chairperson ~ 612-490-6896