The Gift of Administration
’m a Parish Administrator serving The Church of Saint Bartholomew in Sarnia, Ontario. Besides serving such a wonderful parish, I love spending time with my family, coffee, and serving in children’s ministry.
Recent blog posts
December 7th, 2016
Busy? Exhausted? A message from The Community’s friendly parish administrator: “we’re still here, and our door is always open.”
May 27th, 2016
So then, how do I show gratitude? How can I show someone how much I appreciate what they have done for me? Is it enough to just say thank you? Is it enough to only reciprocate? Have I done my part in communicating this clearly?
January 18th, 2016
I was born January 15, 1986, 13 weeks premature. Like most premature babies I had underdeveloped lungs and was required to be put on a vent. Another common trauma faced by many preemies are brain bleeds. I was no exception, and suffered a significant bleed in the right hemisphere of the brain.
December 15th, 2015
This person certainly didn’t need to give me such a compliment. They could just as easily have taken what they needed, and left the office. Later, I paused to think about what they had said, and one word came to mind: kindness.
October 14th, 2015
All of these things put together tell the story of your parish. And just like the best dessert, the smallest things make the biggest impact.