It may seem like a really easy question – but lots of established congregations really struggle with how to reach out to the local community.
That’s what The Rev. Judy Paulsen’s Anglican congregation was like when she arrived nearly a decade ago – but through hard work, great people, and most importantly the Spirit’s leading and strength – things have really turned around. You can learn more about Judy in this interview. This Master Class is one many of you have asked for – and here it is.
- Why your congregation should move toward mission.
- How to motivate your congregation toward mission.
- Identifying mission opportunities
- Approaching potential mission partners
- Organizing your congregation toward mission
The Rev. Judy Paulsen is the pastor of Christ Memorial Church in Oshawa, Ontario. She holds degrees from the University of Western Ontario, McGill University, Wycliffe College, and is presently completing a Doctor of Ministry in missional leadership at Fuller Theological Seminary.
This course is perfect for your leadership team (vestry, session etc.), clergy, and other lay leaders. It is also ideal for leadership retreats, or adult forums. It includes a downloadable 42-minute video teaching, downloadable Mp3 of the class, downloadable 19-page e-Book, as well as a worksheet with discussion questions to accompany the video. This is a great way to inform as well as re-energize your church’s outreach initiatives.