59 results for Mission And Vision
Publicly Engaged Church for Justice and Peace
This ELCA resource hub offers community organizing and advocacy tools for congregations.
Special Touch Ministry, Inc.
This congregation has a wide variety of resources, including retreats, conferences, and consulting, for providing faith-based support for people with disabilities.
Encyclopedia of Positive Questions: Using Appreciative Inquiry to Bring out the Best in Your Organization
Written for companies, this resource will nonetheless be helpful for congregations as they answer a variety of positive questions designed to evaluate strengths and help plan for the future.
This website for The Alliance for Jewish Renewal encourages reform and revitalization of Judaism throughout the world by emphasizing meaningful spiritual practices, reinvigorating Jewish communities, developing leadership, creating scholarly and liturgical resources, and taking stands on social justice and environmental issues.
Debt Campaigns Can Work!
This article focuses on capital campaigns planned primarily to reduce congregational debt.
Vital Merger: A New Church Start Approach that Joins Church Families Together
This book offers a proven model to ensure the success of a church merger, one that looks more like a fresh start versus a last-ditch effort that will only delay decline. Here, a merger is likened to a marriage, and the book provides a step-by-step guide towards commitment.
Rich Church, Poor Church: Keys to Effective Financial Ministry
This resource clarifies the issues that make stewardship so challenging in modern times, examining practives that lead to faithful discipleship.
Governance in Small Congregations
This article offers advice and resources for small congregations and their governing systems and argues that small congregations need an appropriately sized governance system.
Starting New Initiatives: A Discernment Process
This downloadable workbook outlines a process of prayer, discernment, conversation, and reflection to help boards and congregations adapt to changing needs inside and outside the congregation.
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