The Roman Catholic Diocese Of Lubbock
Most Reverend Robert M. Coerver, S.T.L., M.S.
Bishop Of Lubbock

Development

Development Commission

Development_Com

Commissioner: Bill Campbell

Develop parishioner understanding of God’s call to service.

Provide opportunities for parishioners to fulfill Christ’s call.

Foster discipleship throughout our Parish by coordinating with all Commissions within Holy Spirit.

Actively recruit and seek parishioner involvement.

Recognize and thank parishioners for sharing their time, talent and treasures.

Communicate important information to parishioners including progress on our new sanctuary and overall church plans and finances.

 

Capital Campaign

Through Christ, our family grows and the Capital Campaign supports our growth by providing the financial resources needed to build our new worship space and classroom facilities.

These new spaces will accommodate and enhance the spiritual, social, liturgical and educational needs of our parishioners.

Volunteers assist with the on-doing pledge drive, secure major gifts, educate parishioners about planned giving and endowments.

Parishioners with experience in finances or tax law are also needed to assist parishioners with Will and Estate Planning.

We also need photographers, writers, layout designers and web designers to communicate our progress via the bulletin, web site, E-mail and newsletters.

    Includes:

    • planned giving to setup endowments
    • pledge drive = pledges for building fund
    • secure major gifts
    • educate about plan giving

 

Grant Writing Committee
Caryl Wyatt Chair

Jesus preached responsibility to reach out to those in need and we are not alone in our spiritual journey.

Many institutions, individuals and foundations provide financial support for causes that mirror the many mission’s at Holy Spirit.

The grant writing committee locates and requests funding from these sources.

Parishioners who enjoy research or writing are needed.

    Includes:

    • coordinates with the pastor and finance committee regarding needs and budgets for needed items
    • searches for foundations and other organizations that provide grant or foundation funds to support various needs-based missions of parishes
    • approaches agencies to solicit letters of interest
    • approach to Diocese to receive clearance for the ask
    • prepares and submits the requests, following Diocesan approval
    • does any necessary follow-up to the ask

 

Stewardship Committee
Louis Gonzales and Alfred Harding Co-Chairs

The life of a Christian Steward models the life of Jesus.

Teaching parishioners about Christ’s call to discipleship and developing spirituality at Holy Spirit is our mission.

“We receive God’s gifts gratefully, cultivate them responsibly, share them lovingly in justice with others, and return them with increase to the Lord.”

STEWARDSHIP: A DISCIPLES RESPONSE

Volunteers are responsible for implementing the annual Stewardship renewal and assisting parishioners with gift discernment and membership into new or existing ministries.

Volunteers also co-ordinate the annual Volunteer Fair and work with other Commissions to promote discipleship within our Parish.

    Committee focus:

    • educating parishioners regarding stewardship of their time, talent and treasure
    • envelope use by parishioners and their children
    • planned giving messages with emphasis on increasing weekly donations for current operations and debt reduction
    • conducting the Volunteer Fairs held annually the weekend prior to Thanksgiving

 

Special Events

Special Events help us to gather as a Community and share the common bond that is our faith.

Volunteers work to foster fellowship among parishioners by organizing, staffing and working various events including:

    • Mardi Gras (February)
    • Sausage Festival (April)
    • Golf Tournament (July)
    • Casino Night (October)

and parish meals in January, September, November and as needed.

 

Memorials
Bobby Maxey Chair

Memorials honor loved ones and special people.

A “Walk of Faith” brick is available for purchase which becomes part of the floor in the breezeway between the entrance doors and the gathering space.

Volunteers will create a memorial catalog, brochures and develop new memorial opportunities. They will also follow up with calls and mail outs.