In the September edition of the Connect Newsletter … Ian wrote:
“The bottom line is, that for all the things we value about belonging to Carrigrohane Union, it must be driven by the value we place on wanting more of God. Get that right and the vision will follow. And so The Vision and Development Group have been guided by Philip Potter’s Book “The Challenge of Change.” where he writes that “Values are where Vision begins” and that “vision begins not with changing structures but with an examination of our values”, because what we value will always drive and motivate i.e. our longing for God’s presence.
During the autumn Robert, Matt and I on behalf of the VDG, will be preaching on some of the key areas about not only our Values, but also our Identity and Purpose.”
To this end on Sunday 1st September – at the United Celebration … cards were given out with our Identity, Purpose and Value statements on them … see Below
Over the course of the next few months we hope to be able to explain more about each of these and what they mean for our parish.