Dreamcatcher presentation 2011

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Dreamcatcher presentation 2011

  1. 1. ST. BENEDICT DARES TO DREAM!<br />SUMMER 2011<br />
  2. 2. THE FACILITY<br />INDOORS<br />
  3. 3. We wish for… <br />Fireplace<br />Replace kitchen appliances<br />Brick façade wall behind altar<br />Ceiling fans in sanctuary<br />Hot water in sacristy<br />Enhanced/spot lighting in sanctuary<br />New wall cross<br />Custom made round altar cloth<br />Better offering baskets<br />New couches and furnishings<br />Art on the walls<br />Stained glass windows<br />Chapel votive stand<br />Improve sanctuary acoustics<br />Risers for the choir<br />Library<br />Replace Stations of the Cross<br />New St. Benedict banner<br />New color printer/office chairs<br />
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  5. 5. We dream for…<br />Frame out sanctuary windows<br />Wood trim/baseboards in sanctuary<br />More space for office/classroom/storage<br />Marble baptismal font/running water<br />Large plants in sanctuary<br />Flat screen LCDs in narthex for bulletins/art murals<br />Pews<br />New altar kneelers<br />Better lectern<br />Projection screen in sanctuary<br />Internet access throughout<br />Prayer chapel<br />Credence table to match altar<br />Tabernacle stand to match alter<br />More cabinets in sacristy for storage<br />Café/coffee shop<br />
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  7. 7. THE FACILITY<br />OUTDOORS<br />
  8. 8. We hope for…<br />Church van /garage<br />Lawn service<br />Snow plow blade/salt<br />Improved landscaping<br />Patio/meditation- garden/arbors/water/seating<br />Playground<br />Columbarium<br />Memorial garden<br />Larger pots/flowers at entrance<br />Picnic tables<br />Labyrinth<br />Solar panels/greener church<br />Sport court<br />Church spire<br />Carillon<br />More handicapped parking<br />Repair of potholes<br />
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  10. 10. FAMILIES<br />
  11. 11. We wish for…<br />Monthly topic discussions for kids<br />Guidelines for parents on Christian formation<br />Confirmation classes for youth<br />Playing biblical versions of Jeopardy/Minute to Win It<br />Children’s choir<br />Children’s mass/chapel<br />Parent orientation<br />Volunteering opportunities<br />Crafts/games at Sunday school<br />A gym<br />Kids art display in sanctuary<br />Playground<br />Children’s vegetable garden<br />Godly play every Sunday<br />Vacation Bible School<br />Youth group/youth leader<br />Year-round activities for kids<br />Lock-in for older kids<br />Tutoring groups<br />Youth directed service projects<br />Dutch doors in nursery/more infant furniture<br />
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  13. 13. GROUPS<br />
  14. 14. We dream for…<br />Purple vestments/burse/veil<br />Funeral pall/vestments/etc.<br />New choir robes<br />More staff/assistant Vicar/Rector<br />New robes for acolytes/age 10 to start<br />Guest speakers<br />More Grace and Race involvement from members<br />Black History Month features<br />Social events<br />Ecumenical events<br />Expand Healing Prayer Team/training<br />Visibility of prayer team in homes and hospitals<br />
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  16. 16. CONCEPTS<br />
  17. 17. We hope for…<br />Car-wash fundraiser<br />Non-stretch name tag lanyards<br />Shrove Tues. pancake race<br />Better publicity in print and online<br />Longer church office hours<br />Outreach-minorities/food pantry<br />12 step Eucharist<br />Post-sermon discussion<br />More batteries for service hearing devices<br />Later mass, still one service<br />Contemporary service<br />Once a month $5.00 full breakfast fundraiser<br />Newcomer dinner at the church to accommodate more<br />Promote diversity and hospitality<br />
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  19. 19. PRESENTATION CREATED BY:<br />MEGAN KLUPSHAS, DONNA WILLIAMS, & SHEEBA EAPEN<br />

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