Resources in Reports and study guides

Quicksheets #81 Evaluating Programs

A simple evaluation tool helps guide us to evaluate what we have been doing, whether it is working now, and if it should be pulled forward into our plans for the year. This resource offers simple evaluation questions to use when trying something new OR when considering bringing a former program back.

Quicksheets #80 Preparing Groups for Hard Conversations

The church should be proactive and seek ways to provide tools for the young people in our congregations to have respectful, caring conversations with people who they may disagree with or where the topic may just be uncomfortable no matter how important. Here are exercises to help create an atmosphere of safety, respect, and accountability.

Covid-19 Fall 2020 Report

This report describes how congregations are doing six months into the COVID-19 pandemic.

Church Family Moment

This resource gives ideas on how to assist all ages with actively engaging with scripture during worship whether in person or online.

Christian Formation Week Liturgy Resources

This resource includes a litany, some hymn suggestion, prayers and other liturgy helps to help plan Celebrating Christian Formation in worship.

Blessings for the New School Year

This resource includes ideas for back to school blessings and celebrations which include all those in education as students or leaders in our faith communities and our communities.

Quicksheets #79 Partnering with Parents for Hard Conversations

As youth groups gather less often, we might miss the opportunity to give an immediate faith response to a critical cultural moment. Parents are valuable partners in ministry and play a vital role in processing world events; so how do we support parents in this important faith work?