The Role of The National Service Committee

The National Service Committee shares pastoral responsibility for the Catholic Charismatic Renewal with a number of other leadership bodies in the Renewal with whom it seeks to be in a good relationship.

Recognizing its role as a service committee, Committee members, as they are able, are involved in the ministries of the Committee and may make themselves available for consultation, teaching and service.

Members are currently elected by the Committee itself from amongst leaders in the Catholic Charismatic Renewal. Members are chosen for their “pastoral and visionary” gifts. Members are elected for three year terms and can be re-elected for a total of three (3) consecutive terms, but then must be off the Committee for one year before being re-elected.

The Committee members commit themselves to support, accept, affirm and strengthen one another through personal relationships, shared prayer and ministry.

The Committee meets to pray, discuss and discern:

  • the Lord’s work in and through the Renewal and
  • the services the Committee provides.

The Committee will meet in person as often as finances and other circumstances allow, but no less than twice a year.

The Committee has defined both a Vision and Mission Statement and is responsible for any changes in those statements.