Many resources are available for innovative church ministry.
1001 New Worshiping Communities coaches—for help starting a new community: onethousandone.org
Auburn Media Training—workshops and resources for your ministry and worship: auburnseminary.org/media-training
Call to Mission—Presbyterian World Mission campaign to address evangelism, poverty alleviation, and ending violence against women and children: pcusa.org/call-mission
New Beginnings—a program for congregations envisioning a new future: pcusa.org/churchgrowth
Engage—a video and print curriculum to help congregations be relevant: pcusa.org/engage
Faith3—a web tool for creating relevant, transformative ministries in the 21st century: faith3.org
Starting New Worshiping Communities—a step-by-step guide: presbyinnovate.com
We Believe—faith-formation curriculum for youth: webelieve.pcusa.org
Young Adult Hospitality House Webinar Resource Packet—an intentional-community guide: pcusa.org/resource (search by title)
Young adult ministries website—whatsnextwhatsnow.org
PRESBYTERIAN MEN’S CONFERENCE
July 18–20 | Massanetta Springs, VA
Featuring Neal Presa, Tommy Burleson, and other leaders in the church, the Synod of the Mid-Atlantic Presbyterian Men’s Conference will explore the theme “Following Jesus” so that participants may better know Christ and serve as spiritual leaders.
NATIONAL MULTICULTURAL CONFERENCE
July 30–August 3 | Fort Worth, TX
Stacey Abram, Luis Rivera-Pagan, Joe Clifford, and Joosep Keum will keynote this PC(USA) conference about multicultural congregational dynamics.
August 11–14 | St. Pete Beach, FL
The 2014 Evangelism and Church Growth Conference will offer nine tracks, each a variation of Jesus’ Great Commission in Matthew 28:18–20, including evangelism, 1001 New Worshiping Communities, congregational transformation, interfaith evangelism, and five racial-ethnic and language-specific forms of evangelism.