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The promise of Easter

4/13/2017

"Jesus is calling you and me to move from weeping to believing to proclaiming," says Bishop Ough. May you have a blessed Easter!


Rushing in after a disaster (and 2 ways YOU can help)

9/14/2017

You can help by becoming trained to be an effective early responder and/or Volunteer in Mission; training opportunities are coming up on Sept. 30.


The top 10 “it’s time already” things

8/30/2017

Automatic giving, a strong website, technological updates, and providing ample stewardship opportunities are among the things all churches should be doing.


Park Ave. Legal Clinic seeks hospitality volunteers

8/7/2017

The Park Avenue Legal Clinic, which provides free legal services every week, is seeking volunteers to provide hospitality to clients.


3 upcoming opportunities to engage in healing a broken world

7/6/2017

Come learn about Volunteers in Missions, how to form a church-school partnership, and how to get more involved in mission opportunities.


The ELI Project: Orientation week

6/29/2017

Jody Thone offers a look at the 2017 ELI Project interns' orientation week.


#livesummeroutside

6/14/2017

What if we ask our church folk: What would be life-giving to you this summer—help you grow in mind, body and spirit—and how can we support you in that?


Not entirely in…not entirely out

6/14/2017

Pastoral leaders need to be designers of liminal space and experiences—thresholds for people to take one step toward Christ.


Getting Comfortable with the E-word

6/7/2017

Questions to ground our notions of evangelism: Why do I believe what I believe? How do I understand God’s character and purpose? What story do I have to tell?


The bold, exclusively inclusive truth

5/18/2017

There is salvation in no one else—this might sound exclusive, but putting it in biblical context shows us that it can also be viewed as an inclusive statement.


Mission-minded church-school partnerships

5/11/2017

At least 52 churches have partnerships with local schools—and there are several opportunities to help your church think about how you might form one.


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