RELIGIOUS EDUCATION IN THE SMALL MEMBERSHIP CHURCH is a comprehensive resource aimed at making religious education more effective all along the line in small churches. From a living ecology of solid theory and proven research, this book develops exciting possibilities and helpful procedures to maximize religious education opportunities in small church settings. Packaged with this volume is a huge wall chart summarizing highly important information on religious education in small membership churches.
|Publisher:||Wipf & Stock Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)|
About the Author
Nancy T. Foltz is owner and principal of Nancy T. Foltz, PhD and Associates. She is a management consultant to religious organizations and large corporations. Foltz has completed strategic plans with major judicatories and worked with high performance teams in organizations such as Bayer Corporation, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USX, Magee Women's Hospital, The McCune Foundation, Princeton Theological Seminary, United Methodist General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, The Rabbinical Assembly, General Motors, Sisters of Mercy, and Whirlpool.
She taught as adjunct professor at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for over twenty years. Foltz has numerous published books, articles and videos and has lectured across the country for the past twenty years on the Myers Briggs Personality Inventory.
Table of Contents
|Chapter 1.||Overview of Religious Education in the Small Membership Church||7|
|Chapter 2.||The Small Membership Church: Recent Trends in Research and Program||42|
|Chapter 3.||Understanding the Sociological Perspective||60|
|Chapter 4.||Educational Ministry, the CCD, and the Sunday School||80|
|Chapter 5.||Worship--Ministry within the Sacred Space||98|
|Chapter 6.||Administration: Equipping the Saints for Religious Education Ministry||113|