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. 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 register or if you have program questions, please contact
Bonnie Andrews if you are in the SE or SW;
Cathy Wille if you are in NE or NW;
Tisha Brown or your Associate Conference Minister.
• Take a short survey to indicate your readiness for the process.
• Recruit a team.
• Details: The cost to church includes: $225 registration fee to the Wisconsin Conference; the facilitator’s travel; and the cost of one book for each team member.
Please order books for you team – Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations (Revised and Updated) by Robert Schnase is available from several online vendors for around $15. (Please order the book for Fruitful Congregations, not the series on Fruitful Living.)
Bonnie Andrews if you are in the SE or SW
Cathy Wille if you are in NE or NW
Rev. Tisha Brown
“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