Renewing our Participation in God's Mission

Called by God, the people of the Diocese of Kootenay seek to faithfully and courageously journey together in responding to the changing needs of our world.

Stepping bravely into God’s emerging future, our mission is to cultivate thriving communities embodying and bearing witness to God’s love through Christ for all of Creation. 

Supporting One Another

As a diocesan community of communities, we are committed to supporting one another in pursuing God’s mission in these concrete ways:

  • Facilitating parish-led discernment processes in service of the following goals:
    • Providing a reality check (where are we now?)
    • Identifying community gifts and the world’s needs
    • Setting and prioritizing missional objectives by discerning how God is inviting each community to use its gifts in response to the world’s needs
  • Providing specific support to parishes wishing to set and prioritize missional objectives through
    • A coordinator focused on facilitating this work
    • Offering focused leadership formation opportunities 
    • Compiling, developing and sharing tools for parishes 
    • Seeding imagination through examples and case studies of imaginative, possible, and proven ministry transformations