Pastoral Parish Council

Pastoral Parish Council

"Do not grow slack in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord." - Romans 12:11

Serving the parish with vision, advice and expertise

The members of the parish pastoral council are an advisory body who are elected to serve terms from the parish at large. They share and work with the Pastor in the parish decision making process.


The Pastoral Council is a representative body whose purpose is:

  • To prayerfully discern the needs of the parish;
  • To serve as a consultative body to the Pastor;
  • To formulate policies concerning parish matters consistent with faith, morals, civil and church law, and diocesan policy;
  • To establish clear and concise goals and objectives based on the parish Mission Statement;
  • To implement diocesan policies and directives.
  • Members of the Saints Peter and Paul Pastoral Council are as follows:
    • Kathryn Schuster, Chair
    • Jill Birch, Vice Chair
    • Tina Smith, Secretary
  • Worship and Spiritual Development Commission
    • Russell Gerling
    • Kristina Hahn
    • Kelly Rohrbach
  • Christian Education Commission:
    • Jill Birch
    • Kathryn Schuster
    • Tina Smith
  • Social Concerns
    • Mary McCush
    • Dan Schuster
    • Marilyn Vanderfeltz
  • Parish Pastoral Council Meeting Minutes

Joining the Pastoral Parish Council

The Pastoral Parish Council is elected by the parish, and serves a term established by our pastor. When elections are pending, parishioners will be notified and given sufficient information to make informed decisions about Pastoral Parish Council members, and cast votes on a given day and time.