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Presbyterian Panel Survey February 2012: Current Issues in Church and Society – Summary

Presbyterian Panel Survey February 2012: Current Issues in Church and Society - Summary The Presbyterian Panel consists of three nationally representative samples of groups affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): members, ruling elders serving on session, and teaching elders. For most analyses, teaching elders are split into two groups based on current call: pastors, serving congregations, and specialized ministers, serving elsewhere. These pages summarize major findings from the… Read more »

1001 Worshiping Communities | Bare Bulb Coffee (video)

1001 Worshiping Communities |  Bare Bulb Coffee (video)

This just might be what church looks like: Discover what church looks like when a congregation in Warner Robins, Georgia, engages their community and drives their mission outside the walls of their church.

Support for 1001 Worshiping Communities Growing (video)

Support for 1001 Worshiping Communities Growing (video)

Here is bold new vision, something we can all get behind. A direction that resonates with the very direction the Holy Spirit is speaking to the hearts of women and men all around the Church. Something the Lord is inspiring the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to take on. We are focusing our efforts on creating conditions that will allow our existing worshiping communities to flourish, and engages them in giving birth to over 1,000 new worshiping communities in the next ten years. Some are suggesting this number isn’t big enough.

Starting New Initiatives

Starting New Initiatives Starting New Initiatives is a process of prayer, discernment, conversation and reflection for congregations to decide how they can best minister in their particular contexts.

Starting New Worshiping Communities: A Process of Discernment-English

There is an exciting movement happening across the world. God’s Spirit is stirring God’s people to do new things. In places that seem desolate and forgotten, God is doing a new thing. From Hawaii to Maine, God is stirring the church to reach new people, change lives, and transform communities. Our Reformed heritage demands that we pay attention to this movement.