Posts with the tag “resilient-church”

Introducing our Resilient Church Fellow, Courtney Haupt!
by Kelly Phillips on May 23rd, 2023
As part of the Resilient Church Project, we are privileged to host a Whitworth University student for the summer! Courtney Haupt just finished her junior year and will join us on Sunday, June 4. She will be observing and participating in all aspects of our faith community - worship, small groups, discipleship, mission, pastoral care, and administration - while also taking field notes that will for...  Read More
The Resilient Church: Past - Present - Future
by Kelly Phillips on May 18th, 2023
On May 8-11, Pastor Amanda, Sherry Graham, and Fred Asher attended a retreat/workshop at Camp Spalding in Washington to launch our participation in the Resilient Church Project.The purpose of the workshop was to meet and discuss with several other churches (small and large) and from different areas of the country the future of the local church and its sustainability as a means of sharing the Gospe...  Read More
Pastor's Notebook: Resilient Church Project
by Kelly Phillips on March 29th, 2023
Dear church,We have exciting news to share and celebrate! In November, Community UMC submitted an application to the Resilient Church Project at Whitworth University, a program that gathers churches together to explore what it means to be resilient in the midst of our changing culture...and we have been accepted!This is tremendous news for our church. Here's why: The religious landscape in our cou...  Read More