Energizing The Congregation / Edition 1

Energizing The Congregation / Edition 1

by Carl S. Dudley
     
 

According to Carl Dudley and Sally Johnson, the discovery of strong and compelling congregational self-images binds church members together and energizes ministry. They describe five images of churches' relationships to their communities over time—the Survivor, Prophet, Pillar, Pilgrim, and Servant styles—thus allowing churches to gain the knowledge

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Overview

According to Carl Dudley and Sally Johnson, the discovery of strong and compelling congregational self-images binds church members together and energizes ministry. They describe five images of churches' relationships to their communities over time—the Survivor, Prophet, Pillar, Pilgrim, and Servant styles—thus allowing churches to gain the knowledge necessary to build on their strengths and address their weaknesses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664253592
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
03/29/1993
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
0.31(w) x 5.00(h) x 8.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1Introducing Congregational Self-Images1
2The Pillar Church: The Story of West Street Christian Church10
3The Pilgrim Church: The Story of Immanuel Lutheran Church25
4The Survivor Church: The Story of the Evangelical Covenant Church of South Chicago41
5The Prophet Church: The Stories of Shalom United Church of Christ and Edwin Ray United Methodist Church56
6The Servant Church: The Story of Leet Memorial United Methodist Church73
7Leadership in Claiming and Using Images87
8From Worship to Outreach: Images Focus: Congregational Energy96
Chart: Churches by Self-Image110
Notes112

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