Pastoral Council Mission Statement

The Saint John's Parish Pastoral Council is active in God's work by encouraging lay participation and leadership as a Jesuit Parish.

Purpose of St. John's Parish Pastoral Council
As a body of representatives of the people of God in this parish community, the Parish Pastoral Council seeks:

  • To foster the unity of the parish;
  • To assess adequately, under the leadership of the pastor and the needs of the whole parish and its individual members, to develop and implement a unified program of renewal which  promotes the common good of the parish;-
                              From St. John's Parish Pastoral Council Constitution 
  • To coordinate all parish activities in a manner that will best serve the interests of the parish,  the student population, and the community as a whole;
  • To associate the clergy and laity more closely in the saving mission of Christ.


Co-chair: Michael Hoover
Co-chair: Kelly McDonald


Caitlin Schlitz - Creighton Student
Sandi Cihal      
Eileen McBride
Tony Tang - Creighton Student
Lorraine Conway
Ginny Curley  
Helen Wanken
Jen O'Neill
Stephen Scherr


Sue Selde
Richard Super