Items Tagged "Vital Congregations"
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What draws people to church? Poll has insights
Barna survey identifies spiritual development and welcoming communities as the top reasons young adults will head for the pews. Read More
GC2016: What can churchgoers do together?
Throughout the morning, delegates heard good news from the Connectional Table and General Council on Finance and Administration. Read More
CTTalks 7, Week 2: Stewarding Our Resources — Evaluation & Accountability
Rev. Mark Brown and Rev. Dr. Tamara Brown talk about the Connectional Table's work to align the resources of the denomination towards greater impact and stronger relationships. View
CTTalks 7, Week 3: A General Church Budget Reflective of Missional Priorities
GCFA Board Member Charlie Moore and Connectional Table Member Pete Aguila discuss the principles, process, and partnerships that led to the proposed 2017-2020 Quadrennial Budget. View
CTTalks 7, Week 1: Setting Forth a Vision — Strategic Directions for 2017-2020
Bishop Mike Lowry and Rev. Mike Slaughter explain the work of Vital Congregations and the Four Areas of Focus, areas that will continue to guide the vision of the denomination. View
#CTTalks 7: Stronger Together — Strategic Directions for 2017-2020
This month's videos will focus on four key issues as The United Methodist Church looks ahead to ministry together in the coming years: mission, resources, stewardship and vision. View
Pastor of multi-campus church to lead Discipleship Ministries
The Rev. Junius Boyd Dotson, well-known preacher and promoter of vital ministries, will head United Methodist Discipleship Ministries. Read More
GC2016: Should the general church budget go up?
The denomination’s budget debate comes at a time when U.S. worship attendance is going down yet giving is going up. Read More
How a church overcomes hostility to Christianity
A church in formerly Communist eastern Germany defies the odds by welcoming newcomers, including the influx of recent asylum-seekers. Read More
Strengthening ministry with Hispanics
Manuel Padilla talks about his works as strategic leader of the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry. Read More
CTTalks 3, Week 3: The Four Areas of Focus — Why Should We Care?
The Four Areas of Focus are both the fruit and the means of vital congregations. Learn how they can help us align our efforts and set realistic goals. View
Tiny church’s sewing group comforts thousands with cloth
The Women’s Fellowship at Poetry United Methodist offers members sewing, service and community. Read More
CTTalks 3, Week 2: Vital Congregations Lead to Vital Communities
The four areas of focus are a part of our historical identity. Naming them helps us focus on ways we can live them out in our diverse contexts. View
CTTalks 3, Week 1: Vital Congregations — A Place Where Disciple Making Occurs
Bishop Sally Dyck and Thomas Kemper explore how vital congregations become places where making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world takes place. View
#CTTalks 3: Vital Congregations
Bishop Sally Dyck, Global Ministries’ General Secretary Thomas Kemper, and Bishop Rodolfo Alfonso Juan explore how engagement in the ministries of the Four Areas of Focus produces vital congregations. View