Congregation of St. Joseph We live and work to bring all into union with God and with one another.
Sponsorship is… • How the CSJ Congregation continues and extends its mission of active, inclusive, unifying love, flowing from the Mission of Jesus, “that all may be one” • A mutual, dynamic relationship • Formal recognition of and responsibility for the ministry • Responsible stewardship for the common good
Mission Rooted in the mission of Jesus, “that all may be one”, CSJ Ministries affirms, strengthens and supports the sponsored ministries of the Congregation of St. Joseph to bring about a more just and peaceful world.
Vision CSJ Ministries is a catalyst for effecting right relationships. Our direct service and advocacy provide hope by enriching lives, healing the planet and engendering systemic change.
CSJ Ministries: • Ensures continuance of CSJ mission, vision, values • Establishes a sustainable structure for exercising sponsorship responsibilities • Responds to the complexities of many ministries covering a wide geographic area • Enables the exercise of sponsorship by an ongoing, knowledgeable and dedicated group
CSJ Ministries: • Provides a sustainable means to respond to the needs of the ministries • Advances the development of new ministries • Builds relationships among the ministries • Provides for ongoing practical assistance and support to ministries
Congregation Congregation Leadership Team CSJ Ministries Sponsored Ministries of St. Joseph
CSJ Ministries Staff • Janet Fleischhacker, Executive Director, located in MI • Bill Gress, Assistant Director, located in KS • Judith Minear, Coordinator for Mission Integration, located in OH. • Bernadette Dean, part-time support staff, located in MI
Shared Responsibilities • Congregation Leadership Team – Sponsorship Responsibilities - Legal and Canonical - Direct and Delegated • CSJ Ministries – Link between Sponsorship and Governance • Local Ministry Board – Governance Responsibilities
Local Ministry Boards • Know, value and continue the CSJ mission • Good stewardship of mission and resources • High quality programs and services • Sound governance • Love the ministries and have a passion for the dear neighbor being served!