Day: May 29, 2012

Turning Outwards

Susan Snook has some concerns about the way the conversation on restructuring the Episcopal Church is headed. Imaging what someone from outer space might think of the claims that the Episcopal Church wants to refocus itself outwardly towards mission she writes:

LCMS and ACNA pledge cooperation

The 2.3 million member Missouri Synod Lutheran Church and Anglican Church in North America have begun talks about ways they might cooperate in areas of common concern. In particular they plan to work together to outlaw marriage equality and abortion.

The power of hello

When we think of church growth strategies we tend to imagine marketing plans and hired consultants. But there are a number of very simple things any congregation can do that will make a huge difference. And they don’t require any clergy involvement or probably permission.