filtered by Leadership, Change, Prayer & Reflection + 2 other(s)
By Lynn Ronaldi, Laura Masterson and Rebecca Roesch
This webinar will cover the challenges we will face in the 2020 holiday season and possible interventions through science, faith and Benedictine Spirituality.
By Linda Buskirk
In our latest blog, Linda Buskirk explores a fascinating idea, that every congregation should have a “story steward” to collect memories about their experiences with the church.
The Congregational Vitality Assessment is designed to provide congregations with an assessment of its Vitality (how healthy it is) and its Sustainability (whether it has the people, financial, and contextual resources necessary to survive).
By Yesenia (Jessie) Alejandro
What does stewardship look like in a pandemic? In Prayer and Action in a Pandemic, Jessie Alejandro shares how she and a group of faithful disciples mobilized an entire community to serve those in need, both in their immediate communities and beyond.
By Frederico Garza
In this webinar, well speak with two deacons about their experiences during the pandemic and offer ideas about how best to support deacons during the pandemic and beyond.
By Sandra Montes, Ema Rosero-Nordalm y Letty Guevara-Cuence
Sandra y las Rvdas. Ema Rosero-Nordalm y Letty Guevara-Cuence hablarán sobre la mejor manera de apoyar a los y las diáconos y su trabajo pastoral durante este tiempo de pandemia.
By Jemonde Taylor
Racial reconciliation can begin only when we truthfully encounter and examine our history. In Christ Beyond the Pale, Jemonde Taylor reflects on the theological roots of racism and discrimination and examines what it means to be formed by grace.
By Kelly Brown Douglas
The alienation of America from its soul is at the root of normalizing dehumanizing and violence against black lives. In Do We Want to Be White, Or Do We Want to be Church? Dean Kelly Brown Douglas asks communities of faith to lead this country back to its soul by setting an example through repentant truth-telling and restorative letting-go.
By Mario Conliffe and Janet Merkel
Discuss ways to tame and cope with anxiety, fears, and concerns that may arise as we re-open our churches and regather for worship
By Greg Syler
In part 2 of his blog on transformational vestries, Greg Syler advocates that we work to better align our vestries with the methods of a missionary church.