Kelly Minas

Contributor

Kelly Minas designs and directs evaluation processes for grants, resource consulting, and educational programs at the Center for Congregations. She has degrees in American culture and contemporary sociology. 

Contributions From Kelly Minas

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Creation Care
Curator Kelly Minas
5 resources
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Wellness Ministry
Curator Kelly Minas
6 resources
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Church Staff Resources
Curator Kelly Minas
9 resources
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The Church and Families of Children with Special Needs
This panel discussion considers what role parishioners, lay leaders, and clergy can play to...
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Mental Health First Aid
This practical, skills-based training teaches participants how to address mental health and...
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10 Things I Wish Every Christian Leader Knew About Gay Teens in Their Church
From a traditional marriage perspective, this article has concrete suggestions to relate with...
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10 Things Your Congregation Can Do to Become More LGBTQ-Welcoming
This article for open and affirming congregations lists ideas to actively embrace LGBTQ...
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A Brief Guide to Ministry with LGBTQIA Youth
This book for LGBTQIA-affirming congregations provides ministry guidance and introduces the...
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A Christian Conversation Guide
This guide for open and affirming congregations suggests how to build a safe and inclusive...
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A Quick Guide for LGBTQ Inclusion
This guide for affirming congregations includes tips to create an inclusive community for...
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A Whosoever Church
This book for LGBTQ-affirming Black churches addresses the institutional prejudice LGBTQ...
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Audacious Hospitality Toolkit: LGBTQ Educational Resource Module
This toolkit helps synagogues create a more inclusive environment for LGBTQ people.
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Body and Soul: We Belong
This LGBTQ-affirming video series examines how to welcome all through faith, baptism, and...
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enfleshed
This LGBTQ-affirming organization provides liturgical resources and sermon starters for those...
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RelateStrong
This training program prepares participants to facilitate groups and build stronger, healthier...
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How to Care for the Elderly Without Putting them at Risk of Coronavirus
In this article, the chief medical officer at AARP offers advice for common COVID-19 questions...
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Q&A: How Churches, Pastors Are Eligible for Relief in Stimulus Package
This article explains how congregations and their staff can qualify for financial relief under...
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Resources for Maintaining Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This article from the Inclusive America Project highlights many faith traditions with links to...
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Helping Your Church Respond to the Coronavirus
This United Methodist resource page offers a variety of information and trainings to help...
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Institutional Self-Assessment Tool for LGBTQ Inclusion
This comprehensive checklist helps congregations measure how well they include LGBTQ people...
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Lead Them Home
Maintaining a traditional view of marriage, this organization helps ministry leaders care for...
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Pandemic Presents Challenge to Church Giving
This article outlines how churches around the world are responding to the financial challenges...
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Curriculum Evaluation Tool
This article suggests ways to discern if a particular faith formation curriculum is a good fit...
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EmPOWERED to Serve
This online platform by the American Heart Association reduces health disparities and supports...
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Guidance for the New Normal
This blog post summarizes good reopening practices from multiple sources for returning to...
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When the Center Does Not Hold: Leading in an Age of Polarization
This book offers practical mentor tips to help leaders navigate polarized environments.
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Bringing Our Pain to God: biblical lament in worship
This article describes biblical lament in real congregations and explores how Christians can...
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Questions about How to Measure Online Attendance
This article covers simple engagement metrics for worship and advice to improve virtual...
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Abortions, Guns and Trump: A Church Group Tries to Navigate America's Divisions
This article outlines how one congregation deals with political polarization among its...
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BetterEvaluation
This website offers guides to improve evaluation practices like surveys, group activities, and...
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