Resources for Ministry Boards


Sister Charmaine

Lenten Address of Provincial Leader, Sister Charmaine Krohe, to AMSSND Ministry Boards

Please click here to view a video address by Sister Charmaine Krohe, provincial leader of the Atlantic-Midwest Province to ministry boards for the Lenten season. The length of the video is 9:40 min. plus time for a brief board conversation.

Click here to access the Viability and Sustainability Framework. Please print out and distribute to board members before or after the video.

SSND Board Guidelines

Click here to access the newly updated 2019 Edition of Board Guidelines for SSND sponsored and co-sponsored ministries. Please contact Cover pageyour council liaison or email Yvonne DeBruin with any feedback or questions you might have.


Below please find a variety of resources in support of your service on an SSND ministry board. They consist of spiritual resources to place the board meeting in an SSND context and vision; they are educational resources to assist new board members to familiarize themselves with the SSND history and heritage; they are tools to guide, strengthen and maximize your engagement on an SSND ministry board; and they list upcoming webinars for board development.

Resources on Racism for Dialogue
The Boards Role in a Crisis – Resources from BoardSource
Coronavirus Nonprofit Risk Management Resources
Board Orientation Webinars -  to be announced
Board Development Webinar – SSND Vision: The Key to Sustainability
2019 Edition of Board Guidelines
Services for Board Chair Development
Viability and Sustainability Framework
Board Addresses for AMSSND Ministry Boards
Prayers for Boards
SSND Ministry Handbook Template
Board building Cycle
Board Self-Assessment Samples
United in Mission Newsletters
Heritage Library (Video Resources)
Blessed Mary Theresa of Jesus Gerhardinger - A Women led by the Lord
Mother Caroline Friess - American Pioneer


Please email the Department of Ministry Services (ydebruin at if you have particular resource needs or if you have resources to share.