ac Practical and theoretical instruction for mainline church planting ac Written specifically for the Episcopal Church, but with mainline applications, by a well-known, widely respected author The Episcopal Church has recognized that planting new churches is a high priority through the Mission Enterprise Zones initiative, which provides grant funding for new worshiping communities, in partnership with dioceses. While there is significant literature and training available for church planters in evangelical contexts, very little is available for planters in the Episcopal/mainline context. This book addresses how to rise up and train leaders for the difficult task of planting new churches in the twenty-first century. It answers the essential questions, such as why should we plant churches, what models of church planting are most successful, what kinds of leaders are necessary, and what problems can be expected. Through the authoras personal experience and interviews with diocesan experts and leaders in mainline denominations, it provides strategies, approaches, and problem-solving techniques.Social events are good examples: barbecues or picnics that are invitation possibilities for neighborhood folks. Religious holidays ... The pre-launch process for church planting will often include sample worship services. Say a church plans toanbsp;...
|Title||:||God Gave the Growth|
|Author||:||Susan Brown Snook|
|Publisher||:||Church Publishing, Inc. - 2015-06-01|