Discernment as Worshipful Work Alban Jan 2013 A nice linkage of worship structure to congregational planning process. It looks helpful to me. Bishop Jon
Have you ever wondered where you can find the best resources for the plethora of things that are a part of church? The Equipping Congregations board would like to invite you to an “Idea Exchange.” An intentional way for everyone who does ministry in their local setting to share ideas and resources with others. It […]
Herold Percy, “Good News People,” which makes a contrast between “maintenance” and “mission”. MAINTENANCE OR MISSION? 1. In measuring the effectiveness, the maintenance congregation asks, “How many pastoral visits are being made? The mission congregation asks, “How many disciples are being made?” 2. When contemplating some form of change, the maintenance congregation says, “If this proves upsetting […]
Blue Christmas Star Tribune I find this service idea fascinating. Jon
The other night I encountered a very simple and helpful covenant. Here is the link. Guidelines for Council Trinity Benson Less than forty words. How would you integrate the themes of faith in its wisdom? Since the chair is a 4 H leader, I bet he learned some of this wisdom on meetings from that organization. […]
The Resource Center for Churches has a new website: rcc-mn.org. (JVA – This is an ecumenical resource located in the cities). Check our homepage to find new and noteworthy DVDs, print material and children’s books. We update often: right now, see DVD studies for Advent and Christmas, the new parenting guide based on Kenda Creasy […]
The St. Paul Area Synod recently posted this simple page. It is helpful. http://www.spas-elca.org/resources/social-media-use-and-boundaries Click on Social Media to jump to the web page. Social Media
Steve Carmany’s Report Lac Qui Parle Click above to see Steve’s three page report. It gives you a glimpse into one conference/circuit relationship. Pr. Joyce Graue, Lakeland Conference, is pictured here during our visit. It is one of her pictures.
We had a great gathering last night at Our Savior’s in Montevideo with the Lac Qui Parle Conference. Thanks to all who made it happen. Inviting and Welcoming the PowerPoint 11 1 12 Click on the link above to find the Powerpoint. Here is the SOAR Document to help you in planning. SOAR Form […]
Cultivating Missional Learning Communities SWMN 2012 Here is the link to download both of Dr. Zscheile’s presentations in one pdf. For those who were there and for those who could not attend, this should help you.