This organized process for developing and SUSTAINING AFF incorporates sound principles of strategic planning, collaborative leadership, and adult learning. No experts required… members learn as they go!
View an expanded description of the 5- phase planning process (pdf)
What’s included in the Gift Parish Planning Process Packet? (available for $15)
1. Reference Texts:
2. AFF Gift Guidebook
Provides the AFF team with a “GPS” map through the 5-phase planning process (as presented in the Duggan text) adapted to focus on ADULT faith formation planning. CD includes PDF versions of the entire Guidebook and the Study Guide for team learning (Phase 2), and Word versions of other documents for adaptation: AFF Assessment Tool, AFF Planning Survey, AFF PMI Evaluation Tool, Team Contact Information form, Prayers for AFF Team Meetings.
3. Facilitation Tool
E.L.M.O. – A self-management tool for groups to use to maintain focus during discussions
E.L.M.O = Enough, Let’s Move On!
2. Team Member Training
AFF ministry team members will profit from attending the one-day Pathways training which includes:
Vocation, Scripture, Creed, and an afternoon session of Adult Methods/Facilitation skills.