Have you ever said, “I’m pretty sure our church has a vision statement but God only knows what it is.” “I’m not sure how I would describe our church to a new comer.” “We just don’t have enough volunteers to keep things going as they are.” “Another deficit budget?” If you have then your congregation More Info »
Nancy Wilson is a United Church minister serving the Keene/Hiawatha Pastoral Charge (southeast of Peterborough, ON). She has experienced the workings of various Presbyteries (Comox/Nanaimo, PEI, Winnipeg, Peterborough) and has given much consideration to ways of breathing new life and meaning into this court. From 2007- 2012 Nancy held the position of Winnipeg Presbytery s More Info »
Today small churches are looking for alternatives! This webinar is not about what happened, but what to do about it. Let go of the past and let’s talk about how to be faithful for the future. Church mergers are more complicated than you might think. There are many opportunities and advantages to merger for small More Info »
An honest look at what the future holds for the UCC. Most people know the statistics about the church’s decline and many also know the human reality of having to shut down a beloved community church. It’s clear something must change. Kofi Hope shares some key issues he believes the UCC faces. Some of his More Info »
The goal of the webinar is to familiarize participants with the tools I used in my role as a facilitator/consultant with congregations in need of alternate models of ministry and cooperation. Quantum physics has transformed the way we view reality and think. As has been said, “the axe has been laid to the root of More Info »
This two part webinar is for anyone (lay or clergy) who is involved in, or thinking about, an amalgamation. We hope that it provides enough information to help participants think through the pros and cons of amalgamation in their own contexts. The process of amalgamation breaks naturally into two distinct parts: planning for the new More Info »
Reweaving theconnectional fabricthat makes us United.
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