Plenary Council Discernment and Writing Group Chairs and Members (volunteers)
The Bishops Commission for the Plenary Council is seeking people who are willing to be key partners and leaders in the process of discernment as the Church in Australia continues preparing for the Plenary Council in October 2020. This is a unique opportunity for visionary and open-hearted, faith-filled people who are committed to the faith, life and ministries of the Catholic Church in Australia and the mission of God.
These roles will involve sustained theological reflection on one of the National Themes of Discernment announced at Pentecost 2019 (A Christ-centred Church that is: Missionary and Evangelising; Inclusive, Participatory and Synodal; Prayerful and Eucharistic; Humble, Healing and Merciful; A Joyful, Hope-filled and Servant Community; and Open to Conversion, Renewal and Reform)
As the Discernment and Writing Group Chair, you will be responsible for facilitating the process of communal discernment and guiding a Discernment and Writing Group through a theological reflection in order to draft a thematic working paper by March 2020, which will help to form the agenda for the first session of the Plenary Council.
To apply for the role of Discernment and Writing Group Chair, you must be available to attend the Discernment and Writing Group Chair’s induction and initial formation program being held in late August/early September 2019.
As a Discernment and Writing Group Member, you will collaborate with the Discernment and Writing Group Chair, participate in the process of communal discernment and actively contribute to theological reflection in order to draft a thematic working paper by March 2020, which will help to form the agenda for the first session of the Plenary Council.
Download a full Role Description for either the Discernment and Writing Group Chair or Discernment and Writing Group Member
Enquiries to Ms Olivia Lee P: 9919 7822 or email@example.com
Applications to be submitted via email to Ms Jane Bashiruddin firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close at 5.00pm on Monday 22 July 2019
Interviews will be conducted in person or via videoconference (depending on the location of the applicant) and are expected to be held between Monday 29 July and Wednesday 6 August 2019.