We are a growing movement of pastors and parish leaders challenging, encouraging and equipping one another to transform our Church one amazing parish at a time.
More than 6 years ago when we started this movement, we called it The Amazing Parish because we believed that was the key to bringing more people to Jesus in the world. And we still do. But the world has changed considerably since then, and if we were to rename the movement, we might very well call it the Heroic Pastor movement.
Recently, the Amazing Parish Movement came together for a quarterly webinar geared towards lifting up, challenging and encouraging the Heroic Pastors that our world needs – take some time to watch (or rewatch) the recording, and let us know how we can serve you on the journey.
TAKING THE NEXT STEP
Pastor Boot Camp
Join Amazing Parish coaches and fellow pastors from across the country for a four week boot camp. You’ll walk alongside fellow pastors to discover and practice the responsibilities at the heart of your role as a pastor.
It’s in the name! Boot camp requires a four week commitment and will stretch you develop muscles in areas of your leadership that will help you lead your parish with more courage and confidence.
When I decided to sign up for boot camp, I was at a bit of a low in my priesthood (the result of a couple years of lacking the encouragement I needed to grow as a priest and as a pastor). It was out of my comfort zone to join the group, but I did it anyway, hoping that it would help me get back on track.
That was a good decision. My staff has noticed the fruits -- even today, in fact, my secretary mentioned that she's noticed an improvement in my attitude and my joy over the past month. Thank you for what you did in laying out a simple plan for moving forward bit by bit.
I find myself more courageous. Boot camp was a challenge, but I feel more alive as a priest.
30 Minute Pastor Coaching Call
The next step toward an amazing parish is often simple, but requires large amounts of discipline, courage, and wisdom. Meet with a parish support coach and get to the heart of your most immediate needs.
We all need coaching and while priests have spiritual directors, and even mentor priests, a good pastor needs a consultant. Amazing Parish coaches offer the consulting process that transforms pastors into true leaders. My coach has helped me learn how to deal with uncomfortable situations, run engaging and effective meetings and grow in communicating things clearly.
Kansas City, KS I June 21 - June 23, 2021
Attending one of our national conferences is the best way to dive deep into the Amazing Parish process. You’ll receive first-hand organizational health training from New York Times bestselling author, Patrick Lencioni, and you’ll learn from dynamic and engaging Catholic speakers and leaders. Following the conference, the pastor and parish leadership team have access to ongoing support from an Amazing Parish coach at no additional cost.
ADDITIONAL OFFERINGS: COMING SOON
We are so thrilled to see so much interest for continued engagement with the AP movement from our pastors. Over the coming weeks, we are working to put together a book study and pastor prayer partner offering. Check back here for more details!