February 3, 2018, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Trost Center, DeForest
Are you looking to jump-start a new initiative in your congregation?
Do you want to expand your ministry, but you’re not sure where to start?
The Five Practices program is a catalyst for implementing the change you want for your congregation. You will learn a process that can help you identify and achieve your ministry vision. Applicable to small or large projects, short-term or long-term change, the Five Practices process sparks ideas, as well as energy.
This facilitated program helps you stay on track, and ensures that there is follow through to achieving your vision for change. In addition to the Kick-off Event, you will have guidance from a trained facilitator over six at-home sessions as you move through the process.
This program is based on the book Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations, which focuses on the five essential activities of vital, healthy churches. The Five Practices are:
Your team will assess your church in these areas and create an action plan for strengthening your ministries.
How does this work?
Your church will benefit from the Church Renewal Program if it:
To get started on Five Practices:
Please contact Tisha Brown with program content questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-846-7880.
Details: The cost is $225 for up to 8 people per church, which includes the pastor (or $325 if the pastor would also like to work with a coach). This includes:
The facilitator’s travel costs to your church and the cost of the workbooks your team will need to complete the program are extra. Workbooks will cost approximately $40 per person (or less if you can find used copies).
The text and workbooks include:
Overnight lodging costs for the February gathering are not included. For lodging on Friday evening, February 2, call the Holiday Inn Express at 608-846-8686 and request the Wisconsin Conference UCC room block. (Rooms are not guaranteed after January 7)
Please provide the name and email address for each of your team members.
Rev. Tisha Brown
More questions about the Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations series? Go to fivepractices.org.
“I’ve reviewed the ‘Five Practices’ materials and am so excited to be a trainer for this program. Many of the make-sense suggestions the author gives for today’s churches are things we do in my home church, and we’ve found them to be very effective. I feel this program will benefit every congregation that jumps on board.” –Sandi Van Sistine, First UCC, Green Bay