Tuesday, May 04, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
William Sloane Coffin once wrote, “Most church boats don’t like to be rocked; they prefer to lie at anchor rather than go places in stormy seas.” And yet, the church, along with so many other institutions, has been rocked mightily by the Covid-19 pandemic. Buildings were vacated. Many congregations quickly went live for the first time. Several ministries were suspended while new ways of connecting and growing in faith emerged. During it all, discoveries have been made about what ministries matter most, what efforts are producing fruit, and what is no longer needed. How might we faithfully discern how to cultivate the ministries that are bearing fruit while letting go of ministries that are no longer needed or making a difference? What would an effective ministry evaluation plan entail for your congregation? You are invited to gather as we seek to name our learnings from this unique season and effectively lead into the future by pondering these questions and many others together.
Presenter: Rev. Dr. Donna Claycomb Sokol