ENCOUNTER – May 16, 2016

“Christ’s Mission is Our Mission” sounds good,, but to make it a reality in our congregations, it’s important to have a clear understanding of what mission means. 7 Principles of Mission have been identified, and in the next few weeks, we will explore each. The first principle of mission is...

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Fall Conference Delegates

Delegates to mission center conferences are allocated following the adopted 2012 Resolution B – Delegate Policy Amendments.  The 2017 Conference Delegate Numbers are based on membership records as of 12/31/2016. Please use the online form below to submit the names of both ex-officio and elected delegates from congregations.

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Valuing the Other – April 4, 2016

Developing active listening skills, deepening relationships, and creating a safe place for people to share their insights and feelings in a congregational setting usually requires some deliberate planning! This week’s “Leading Mission Tip” centers around group discussion in which each person’s thoughts are truly valued and heard*: Have an object...

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March 28, 2016

As mentioned earlier, an essential step in becoming a missional congregation is to slow down and take time to be with the Divine Spirit on a regular basis. Through this intentional process, we become more open to God’s guidance, and to re-evaluating what we are doing in light of Jesus’...

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