Where is God Leading Us?
Mission Statement: Growing Joyful Followers of Jesus
By 2023 we will be a flourishing Anglican Fellowship of 300 people
across a number of missional congregations, known for our:
Faithfulness to Jesus
Connections with the wider Community, and
The following teams were developed to assist in working towards achieving the vision.
Mission and Evangelism Team
Development of strategies that will promote effective mission and evangelism within and through
the parish. Develop written plans to implement these strategies and organise any training and
events needed to support these plans.
Property Development Team
Management and monitoring of the development of St Mark’s property, (including the Church and
the Rectory), and the surrounding grounds and signage, to ensure that the Church’s visibility is
maximised, and that the property and landscaping is presented in good condition and is welcoming.
Ensure that any development works undertaken on/in the buildings or in the grounds is within
code, and where applicable, has Tea Tree Gully Council and/or Faculty approval in place.
Communication Improvement Team
Improvement of the current communication system, utilising the latest available technology and
information systems to improve communication within the community of St Mark’s Golden Grove
and the wider community.
Develop systems to maintain contact with parishioners who attend regularly, are ad-hoc attendees
and the ‘off the street’ interested parties.
Policy Development Team
Ensure that St Mark’s has sufficient and appropriate policies in place to provide guidance to its
congregation and/or attending tradespeople, in order to meet relevant legislative, Diocesan and
At least every two years undertake to review current policies and provide a report to Parish Council
of the review outcome and any recommended/required changes.
Church Life Team
Development of ways to build Christian discipleship and enhance the community life of the parish.
Worship Enrichment Team
Explore ways for lay people to use their gifts in order to enhance worship with the goal to:
Draw us closer to God through Christ
Attract, inform and delight
Give hope and love
Let others feel the presence of God