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SIX-MINUTE STUDY #94

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #94    It’s been said that the symbol for our Anglican churches should be a casserole dish, representing the importance of all our potluck suppers. Something truly sacred happens when we gather together... Full Story

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #92

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #92    New technology is not the perfect answer to church revitalization challenges, but it can be a huge help to stay connected with parishioners and newcomers. Communication using the Internet, whether... Full Story

“SIX-MINUTE STUDY #89

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #89    Keeping an open mind can lead to a shift in attitudes in a church community. As disciples striving to grow more and more like Christ, we cultivate within ourselves a sense of openness. God`s Spirit is ... Full Story

“SIX-MINUTE STUDY #89

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #89    Keeping an open mind can lead to a shift in attitudes in a church community. As disciples striving to grow more and more like Christ, we cultivate within ourselves a sense of openness. God`s Spirit is ... Full Story

“SIX-MINUTE STUDY #87

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #87    Scrambling for a creative feature for All Hallow’s Eve, All Saint’s or All Soul’s Days? Here are a couple of great options for all ages to help congregation members actively engage wi... Full Story

“It’s About the World”

MORE Mission School – Focus on More   Module #2 of MORE - Mission School is rolling out to all the regions in the next few months. Titled, “Focus on More,” this FREE workshop explores helpful, positive approaches to ... Full Story

“SIX-MINUTE STUDY #86

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #86    What's the connection between "mission" and "outreach"? It is ultimately, so much more than ministry that hopes to attract people to Sunday worship. The key to nurturing new disciples begins with authe... Full Story

LAST CHANCE for Vital Church Maritimes 2017 Registration

LAST CHANCE for Vital Church Maritimes 2017 Registration       There are a few spaces open for participants to attend VCM 2017 being held at the Truro Holiday Inn, from Sept. 21 to Sept. 23. Registration will finall... Full Story

“SIX-MINUTE STUDY #79

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #79    Sometimes we think innovative approaches to mission and ministry are complicated, but they don’t have to be. Creative faith-building ideas can certainly be simple and not big budget. This means we use... Full Story

“SIX-MINUTE STUDY #78

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #78    It won’t be long when students, teachers and school staff are back in class. Local churches can join in the excitement as a new education year begins – whether it be for grade school children or... Full Story

“SIX-MINUTE STUDY #77

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #77    Congregations in rural areas where the population is declining face different challenges as compared to urban and suburban churches. Regardless of the context though, the principles of knowing your neighbou... Full Story

“SIX-MINUTE STUDY #76

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #76    The roles of paid clergy are shifting in our Diocese as more parishes move to part-time priests and consider new models of team ministry. By reimagining the roles of lay and clergy people (and adapting heal... Full Story

“SIX-MINUTE STUDY #75

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #75    August is a great time to plan for leadership development for this autumn season. Congregations with vitality are always looking for ways to encourage more people to join the 'team' and ... Full Story

“SIX-MINUTE STUDY #74

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #74    A church in exile. Several scholars describe the place of congregations in these days of immense cultural change, as similar to the Babylonian Exile. One writer for the Alban Institute, Duke University, say... Full Story

REGISTER NOW for Vital Church Maritimes 2017

REGISTER NOW for Vital Church Maritimes 2017   Registration is now open for this year’s exciting Vital Church Maritimes conference. The educationally enriching event for lay and clergy leaders is being held in Truro from... Full Story

“SIX-MINUTE STUDY #68

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #68      “God keep our land, glorious and free!” It’s a very special year in our nation and churches can offer spiritual perspective to Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations t... Full Story

“SIX-MINUTE STUDY #66

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #66       Create some excitement in your congregation with a fresh idea for Pentecost. We decorate for Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter, this springtime feast day (June 4th) is another o... Full Story

“SIX-MINUTE STUDY #65

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #65       Father’s Day is June 18th – time to plan something special for the dads in your congregations. These family days are celebrated in most of our neighbourhood homes, why not... Full Story

“SIX-MINUTE STUDY #64

SIX-MINUTE STUDY #64       Taco Bell Church, a laundry ministry, theology in a pub and worship at a boxing gym. One priest in Houston is reaching people who would never attend a traditional Sunday service in in... Full Story

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