The Center for Parish Leadership offers a unique, holistic approach to parish leadership consulting that integrates the teachings of our Catholic faith with business best practices. We work with you and your team to develop consulting services focused on planning, organization, and leadership customized to your parish needs. Our consulting services are grounded in current organizational development research with special emphasis on their effectiveness in Catholic parishes.

Strategic Planning

Processes for the review or development of the key components of a church strategic plan including:

  • Critical Issues
  • Core Values
  • Mission & Vision
  • Overarching Goals

Annual Planning

An Outcome-Based Model and processes for the development of ministry annual plans including:

  • Outcome-Based Model
  • Plan Development
  • Resource Allocation
  • Implementation & Evaluation


Processes for effective staff management, training, and development including:

  • Position Descriptions
  • Salary Administration
  • Team Building
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Individualized Coaching of Managers and Staff


Processes for the review or design of effective governance structures for churches including:

  • Structural Components
  • Linkages
  • Decision Making
  • Conflict Utilization
  • Leadership Training and Development


Please contact us for a free consultation to explore how The Center for Parish Leadership can provide our unique holistic approach to consulting services that meet the unique issues facing your parish staff and leaders.