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Together in Ministry

If you are a new member of Parish Pastoral Council, you have made a generous commitment of your time and talents to the parish, in the service of Christ and his Church. Now what can you expect? 

It's important first to understand your role and responsibilities on parish council so that all your gifts and talents will be put to the very best use.The Archdiocese of Edmonton has developed a continuing program of formation and support for all Parish Pastoral Councils (PPCs) called Together in Ministry. It consists of workshops delivered throughout the Archdiocese, with guidance and reference provided by the Parish Pastoral Council Handbook and the Together in Ministry Manual.

The Office of the Lay Apostolate is here to support you and your Parish Pastoral Council.

Coordinator: Lucy Kaakyo

Administrative Assistant: Barbara Cartwright

Phone: 780-469-1010 ext. 2129

Or email using the Contact Us link and selecting Lay Apostolate


These resources are free to download. Printed copies can also be ordered through the Office of the Lay Apostolate.

Parish Pastoral Council Reference Handbook  (July 2016)

A quick reference that is especially useful for new members of Parish Pastoral Council. 

(PDF, 15 pages)





Together in Ministry Manual 

A guide to the orientation and training that is provided for incoming members of Parish Pastoral Council through a TIM workshop.

(PDF, 29 pages)



Available Workshops

  • Together in Ministry (TIM) - Parish Pastoral Council as Ministry
  • Discernment for Goal Setting
Workshops are presented by teams of trained volunteer facilitators.
They can be booked by contacting Barbara at 780-469-1010 ext. 2129.