The Framework for The Saint Stephen's Strategic Planning Initiative (SPI)
Phase 1 - Formulate Framework
Establish Lines of Communication for SPI:
Broadly Identify Who is involved in each phase - who, what, when, how (WWWH)
Establish Committee Communication and Collaboration
Phase 2 - A Celebration of Who We Are (Mission - Vision - Values)
Mission Statement - Defines our purpose and it tells others why Saint Stephen's exists.
Vision Statement - It states what we want to become. It is a mental picture of a desired future.
What is our mission, our vision, and what do we as a congregation value?
Discover what are congregation values through:
Reflection and discussion on the mission statement and how it impacts all our decisions.
Phase 3 - Situation Analysis (Where are we NOW) A Congregational Conversation
Create a list of areas to study and prioritize
Phase 4 - Establish Goals and Objectives
Compile & Reflect on analysis data.
SPI Committee recommends and facilitates with Vestry.
Adopt no more than 5 Goals.
Vestry adopts established goals and objectives.
Phase 5 - Written Plan (How Do We Get To Where We Want To Go)
Draft the written plan.
Bylaw - Identify necessary changes for submission to the congregation for approval.
Present the Stategic Plan to the congregation.
Launch the Plan