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What is program planning?

Program planning is a process by which an idea becomes a reality as a new project, activity or initiative. This involves identifying an idea worth pursuing, exploring possibilities, choosing a direction, incorporating resources, learning new skills, letting go of competing commitments, taking on operational tasks, and evaluating the results.

 

More about program planning
  • If implementing your project idea is beyond your current ability, your congregation will want to focus on learning. Read this blog on congregational learning.
  • Take time to clearly define the challenge or reason for the new program. Throughout the learning journey be willing to adjust those definitions as needed.
  • Any program or initiative worth doing will create disappointment somewhere along...
 
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May 31, 2017

Program Planning and Congregational Learning

Congregational Vitality, Leadership

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March 1, 2016

Leadership and Management

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July 28, 2016

In Praise of Slow

Congregational Vitality, Leadership

 
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Faith communities that effectively meet new challenges and opportunities have some behaviors in...

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Much of the literature on congregational planning presents it as a technical process: the leader...

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Every congregation should periodically engage in strategic planning, according to experts and...

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Your congregation is growing. Or it is in decline. Or you’re facing a major staff turnover. These...

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This fundraising company, based in Arkansas, has a staff of consultants who provide a wide range...

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This is a very practical resource from the United Church of Christ, designed to help...

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Beyond Fundraising covers all aspects of congregational stewardship and fundraising in short,...

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This brief article advocates for ministry and program evaluation and overcoming discomfort with...

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This book brings the process of formal and systemic program and project evaluation into...

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How Your Congregation Learns describes how congregational leaders move from identifying a...