Church career began humbly for Archdiocese of Regina’s new director of pastoral services
Lisa PolkPhoto: supplied
The new director of pastoral services for the Archdiocese of Regina has a good understanding of servant leadership.
Lisa Polk began her 11-year church career rather humbly, as a part-time custodian at Resurrection Parish.
“My interview consisted of, ‘Hey, she can clean toilets, let’s hire her,’” she says with a laugh.
After 18 months, the pastor asked her to take on the role of sacraments coordinator for the parish, which has the largest population of any in the archdiocese. She served in that role for seven years before becoming pastoral assistant in 2016.
Effective August 1, Polk will be starting a new