Based on nearly 500 responses from across Canada, the first webinar will identify spiritual themes in this population, the challenges that they present for congregational ministry, and discuss the implications for ministry and leadership.
Learning from Listening — Emerging Ministries and Fresh Expressions
As a nominee for Moderator in 2012, Tom Sherwood spoke of “a vision of the United Church in the future with fewer congregations but more ministries.” In the second webinar, he will take some of the “learning from listening” and relate them to examples of new expressions in ministry, such as Faith and Arts Ottawa, The Open Table, Faith House Ottawa, and The god Monologues.
New faith communities are forming, not based on postal code and kinship. How are they forming? Who is joining them? What are they doing? Can the Church connect with them? What can we learn that will strengthen our ministry in God’s mission? The second webinar will be a lively discussion of ministries that are “biblical but not traditional” – at least not easily visible in the 20th-century traditions of The United Church of Canada.
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