Case for Support Breakdown Campaign Goal: $91,000
Living Our Mission is a capital and endowment campaign, which invites gifts to provide support, growth, and benefit to Shepherd of the Hills Catholic Church as well as the Catholic community throughout the Diocese of Richmond. Since its beginnings in 1980, Shepherd of the Hills has been a welcoming home for spiritual growth, evangelization, and community in the Quinque area. This campaign will enable our parish to grow in faith and service while also creating a brighter future for generations to come. Because we are a mission parish, the Living Our Mission campaign will return $61,000 Shepherd of the Hills, which is two-thirds of our $91,000 goal. The $61,000 will be used to advance our parish in the following ways:
Parish Share Up To Goal: $61,000
Element 1: Building Beautification: $23,000
Shepherd of the Hills needs work done to maintain the beauty of the Church and parish buildings as well as maximize their functionality. Proper maintenance, upgrade, and repair are part of our stewardship responsibility for the gifts already received. The funds raised will be used in a number of ways to create an atmosphere of peace, beauty and welcoming for current parishioners, returning Catholics, and others considering the Catholic faith.
Element 2: Building for Our Future: $23,000
With aging facilities and a growing parish, Shepherd of the Hills Catholic Church must address both our current needs, and our future building plans. Over the next five to ten years, the parish will need to pave the parking lot as well as address any other building needs, such as roof and flooring repairs. The Living Our Mission Campaign funds will establish a savings account for any major building additions or renovations that our parish may require in the coming years, thus ensuring appropriate facilities for future generations of our parish.
Element 3: Ministry Outreach and Development: $15,000
In response to Christ’s call to serve the least of our sisters and brothers, Shepherd of the Hills seeks to minister to those in need. Increased resources will better enable us to provide needed services to our parishioners and the members of our community. In this way Shepherd of the Hills will be a beacon of Christ’s love for all; both now and for generations to come.
For the last 35 years, Shepherd of the Hills Ecclesial Community of Quinque has served our parishioners through Word, Sacrament, and Faith formation. The Living Our Mission Campaign will continue to create a more conducive environment for Worship, Prayer and making all feel welcome to this Church Community. Please, join with me in supporting this Campaign that will help us to fulfill our noble task of Evangelization – bringing Christ into our lives.Rev. Michael Mugomba