Jump to Navigation

Resources

Meeting needs of small parishes

Most judicatories have at least several congregations with open pulpits that cannot pay enough to attract a full time pastor, and new clergy who resist opportunities to pastor small churches. In response, middle judicatory offices have experimented with alternative ways to meet the needs of their smallest churches: merging congregations, yoking several small churches, and enticing retired clergy are a few examples. Read "Finding Leaders at All for Part-Time and Rural Parishes," by Adair T. Lummis, provided by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research at Hartford Seminary.

News

News

Children's Faith, Doubt and Silence

During a three-year longitudinal study launched by the Fuller Youth Institute, a parent with three post–high school...

Sermons For Those Struggling with Depression

On Sunday, before worshippers at Washington's National Cathedral, Michael Gerson, Washington Post columnist, delivered...

Lilly Endowment Launchs the Seventh Phase of its Giving Indiana Funds

"Last fall, Lilly Endowment launched the seventh phase of its Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow initiative (GIFT VII),...

Calendar

Sun, Apr 21, 2019 - 09:00 am
Knowing that preachers and teachers are in the midst of worship and sermon planning, we searched our affiliate group sites for great...

Popular Tools

Enter a zip code or city and state [e.g. Seattle, WA]:

 

Widget provided by:

Search