29 results for “congregational learning”
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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Leadership,Strategic Planning

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Congregational Vitality, Leadership

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Faith communities that effectively meet new challenges and opportunities have some behaviors in common. In this essay, a veteran pastor and president of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations...

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Religious leaders agree that a commitment to life-long learning by congregants is critically important to the overall well-being and strength of faith communities, and Professor of Jewish...

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Today many business and congregational leaders are discovering the invaluable practice of asking powerful and penetrating questions. In this 16 page booklet, authors Juanita Brown, Eric Vogt and...

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“The ‘positive deviance’ (PD) approach is a problem solving, asset-based approach grounded in the fact that communities have assets or resources they haven’t tapped.” In the PD process, these...

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Sometimes congregants picture student ministers or seminary interns when they think about supervisory relationships within the context of their congregations. But pastor and former professor...

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With just a bit of translating-for example, replace the word organization with congregation, and customers with members-this book, from the originators of Appreciative Inquiry, offers congregations...

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Often, you know what to do as a leader. Yet, when you start down the helpful path you hit a roadblock. Or, you change direction. Or, you understandably get off course because of apprehension...

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As religious affiliation decreases, congregations worry what to do in the face of decline. Susan Beaumont, leadership expert and former Alban consultant, explains four factors that keep...

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How Your Congregation Learns describes how congregational leaders move from identifying a congregational challenge to a project, program and activity that effectively addresses the challenge. The...

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Innovation pioneer, Shannon Hopkins, has discovered through research and experience that learning-by-doing can be a path to social change. As a result, she and her entrepreneurial collective,...

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