Small Congregations

Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 15:25

Still not sure what you’re going to be reading during Lent? Here are some ideas from Church Publishing: Love Set Free: In this book of meditations on the Passion according to Saint John, Martin L. Smith shows how, in the Christian mystery, love...

Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 10:33

Parenting is a difficult endeavor. All too often we have more questions than answers and we feel isolated in trying to decide how best to guide our children into adulthood. The National Center for Biblical Parenting just distributed an email this...

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 21:30

This Sunday, February 10, is World Mission Sunday – a time when the church comes together to focus on the global impact of our call to “seek and serve Christ in all persons” (Baptismal Covenant, Book of Common Prayer, p. 305). In 2013, World...

Monday, February 4, 2013 - 09:42

So many of our congregations use Godly Play for elementary-age Sunday School curriculum. That’s why I wanted to be sure to pass along news that the fifth Godly Play Conference in North America will be June 19 to 22 at Trinity College at the...

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 11:00

Now iPhone users can have the Book of Common Prayer wherever they go. Find out more on Church Publishing’s website or download now from the App Store for $9.99. Check out the screenshots.

Friday, January 11, 2013 - 17:23

Just today I received an update from Leader Resources on additional resources available for Lent. I’m trying to pass them along as I receive them in hopes they will be helpful to you in putting together your Lenten program. Here are some I thought...

Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 15:00

From Episcopal Relief & Development: Lenten Meditation guide (in English and Spanish) helps us focus on alleviating hunger worldwide while preparing ourselves for spiritual healing. The daily readings are co-authored by a group of leaders...

Monday, November 26, 2012 - 10:39

From time to time I will feature articles from guest bloggers. Today the Rev. Warren Frelund, president of the Rural Ministries Network, reflects on a recent conference on small churches. ——————————— More than 3 dozen ministry team members and...

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