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Mission Statement

Purpose
The purpose of the SonFlower Region of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is to assist the involvement of adults and children in a common religious experience in which the religious values of childhood predominate.


Mission Statement
With the guidance of Father, Son, and Spirit and in accordance with the National Association and the International Council of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, the mission of the SonFlower Region of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is to nurture understanding of the religious potential of children and support the growth of CGS atria in the state of Kansas and the Kansas City, Mo., metro area.


Vision

  • The SonFlower Region will provide ongoing formation and enrichment opportunities for regional catechists.
  • The SonFlower Region will spread the understanding of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd by educating church leaders and offering “Seed Plantings” at the school, parish, and diocesan levels.
  • The SonFlower Region will develop the infrastructure of the organization with the guidance of an elected board.
  • The SonFlower Region will establish regular contact with catechists through written, voice, and visual electronic media.
  • The SonFlower Region will promote membership in the National Association of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, work in harmony with it, and provide support when requested.
  • The SonFlower Region will develop methods of raising funds, including grant proposals, if a need is determined.