New Visions Initiative: A Blueprint for a Vibrant Congregation

(646) 323-0130.

This organization provides resources and guidance for historically African American Episcopal congregations focusing on renewal, a vision for the future, and creative culture change.


leadership training, financial resources, peer consulting, problem-solving resources, conferences

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clergy and lay leaders


varies by service

Suggested Uses

  • Receive peer consulting from other like-minded congregations about church renewal and planning for the future.
  • Visit this organization's website to learn more about opportunities for leadership development training, financial resources, and conferences.

About the Contributor
Melissa Spas

Melissa Spas is the managing director of the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, where she develops and leads educational programs and partnerships with religious organizations and the people who lead them. She has also worked for leadership education at Duke Divinity, where she contributed to the development, design, and delivery of strategic leadership programs and resources for Christian institutions. 

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