Eleven Hacks for Leading a Microchurch

The current featured guest includes Associate Minister for New Church Strategies, Rev. Dr. Jose Martinez. Hosted by Pastor Terrell L McTyer, Minister of New Church Strategies for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada, New Church Hacks provides practical (and sometimes peculiar) prompts for churches from start to restart. This free … Continue reading Eleven Hacks for Leading a Microchurch

Theory of Change workshop

A Theory of Change is your ministry’s story of how you believe change will unfold. Are you planning to change, grow or add a ministry? What impact are you having? How do you know? What difference is your ministry or program making? Learn what your mission is and understand the roles in achieving it. The … Continue reading Theory of Change workshop

Engage with love and justice

Join us for the Love and Justice Gathering this November! Celebrate and ENGAGE Love and Justice Ministries of The United Church of Canada The Church in Mission Unit invites you to celebrate and learn with us about the many love and justice ministries of our church. From November 3-7, the unit is hosting ENGAGE! an online love and … Continue reading Engage with love and justice

Water the Plants October Prayer Summit

Find fun, faith, and fellowship at October Summit With our virtual Water the Plants Prayer Summits, New Church Ministry has the opportunity to hear from supporters of the new church movement. Led by host and Associate Minister for New Church Strategies Joi Robinson, attendees pray alongside coaches, regional and general ministers, and members of congregations across the United … Continue reading Water the Plants October Prayer Summit

Southwest region trip

Pastor Terrell L McTyer (Minister of New Church Strategies) will be travelling for Connect Faith, an annual education conference and appointment-only trade show that brings together the most active planners, suppliers, and experts in faith-based meetings and events for three days of general sessions, roundtables, workshops, preset appointments and networking.

Understanding God and the church at the Water the Plants Prayer Summit

In her teaching on the spiritual discipline of prayer at the recent Water the Plants Prayer Summit, Rev. Dr. Martha Brown, a member of the Board of Directors for Disciples Church Extension Fund (DCEF), recounted the story of Jacob to both returning and first-time attendees of the Water the Plants initiative’s prayer-focused virtual event. As Rev. Dr. Martha told it, … Continue reading Understanding God and the church at the Water the Plants Prayer Summit

Pentecost Offering

Be the New Church For the past thirteen months, many Disciples have been struggling with social isolation. They’ve stayed away from their various places of worship to protect the health and safety of themselves and others. It has been difficult. How have new church leaders responded? By launching communities of faith in creative and innovative … Continue reading Pentecost Offering

Ekklesia

Finding a path to God with Ekklesia Global

Michelle Beech lives and works in Spartanburg, South Carolina. In her words, that’s not where she’s from, but that’s where God has her now. Due to her father’s career as a minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), she’s lived all over the United States. So it’s fitting that her new community of faith, Ekklesia Global, … Continue reading Finding a path to God with Ekklesia Global

Pentecost Offering

Be the New Church For the past thirteen months, many Disciples have been struggling with social isolation. They’ve stayed away from their various places of worship to protect the health and safety of themselves and others. It has been difficult. How have new church leaders responded? By launching communities of faith in creative and innovative … Continue reading Pentecost Offering