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Organizing church : grassroots practices for embodying change in your congregation, your community, and our world / Tim Conder, Dan Rhodes.

By: Conder, Tim [author.].
Contributor(s): Rhodes, Dan [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Saint Louis, Missouri : Chalice Press, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Description: xiv, 125 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780827227637; 0827227639.Subject(s): Church renewal | Communities -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Christianity and culture | Community organization -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Social justice -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityDDC classification: 262.0017
Contents:
1. RE-assessing the church as it is and could be -- 2. RE-defining the church: practice-based ecclesiology -- 3. RE-empowering the church: why power matters for congregations -- 4. RE-connecting the church: the constructive practice of the relational meeting -- 5. RE-collecting the church: house meetings and discernment -- 6. RE-uniting the church: on conflict and revitalization -- 7. RE-discovering the church: an organizing and reorganizing community -- Appendix 1. One-to-ones -- Appendix 2. House meetings/listening sessions.
Summary: "Organizing Church blends proven principles of community organizing and research on socially active congregations into an essential field guide that will revitalize and empower churches as change agents. Seasoned pastors and community activists Tim Conder and Dan Rhodes will help pastors and other church leaders build healthier congregations and create a deep culture of discipleship and engagement in their community"--Back cover.
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BV 625 .C66 2017 (Browse shelf) Available 30092101137892
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Includes bibliographical references (118-125).

1. RE-assessing the church as it is and could be -- 2. RE-defining the church: practice-based ecclesiology -- 3. RE-empowering the church: why power matters for congregations -- 4. RE-connecting the church: the constructive practice of the relational meeting -- 5. RE-collecting the church: house meetings and discernment -- 6. RE-uniting the church: on conflict and revitalization -- 7. RE-discovering the church: an organizing and reorganizing community -- Appendix 1. One-to-ones -- Appendix 2. House meetings/listening sessions.

"Organizing Church blends proven principles of community organizing and research on socially active congregations into an essential field guide that will revitalize and empower churches as change agents. Seasoned pastors and community activists Tim Conder and Dan Rhodes will help pastors and other church leaders build healthier congregations and create a deep culture of discipleship and engagement in their community"--Back cover.

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