Scope & Terms of Conflict Ministry
Scope of mediation services
- In the event a party prefers a woman to facilitate conflict resolution, or mediation or peacemaking, the Gateways Pastoral Resources team includes a female professional mediator with more than 20 years mediation experience
- Evening and weekend hours available
- Spanish translation provided at no extra cost
- Translation of other languages available at cost
- Work with parties with or without legal representation
- Insured specifically as professional mediation practitioner
- parish staff
- parish leaders—councils, boards, committees
- school administrators, faculty, and staff
Terms of ministry
- All conflict and mediated cases are treated with strictest confidentiality
- Gateways Pastoral Resources provides communication and information pieces for the Diocese to use in explaining conflict resolution and mediation services, including:
- Draft language for bulletin announcements
- Articles/interviews for your Diocesan newspaper
- Information to pastors
- Website content
- Brochures/flyers that provide Q&A for those interested in mediation, including:
- What are conflict resolution and mediation? How are they different?
- Why mediation and why it works?
- Who might benefit from conflict resolution?
- How does conflict resolution work?
- How can I learn more?
- How can I get started?