Learn how to talk about your faith in a comfortable, helpful, unimposing way at one of these two workshops offered on both sides of our Presbytery. This seminar is designed to give you a clear understanding of personal evangelism which results in a compassion that swallows fear and equips you to be effective in everyday … Continue reading Evangelism Workshops for Presbyterians
Every church in our Presbytery has been approved to use this special web-based service. MissionInsite will allow you to compare the people in your congregation to the people in the neighborhood around you and give you insights for developing ministries that better connect to neighbors. Watch the video or click on the document below to … Continue reading MissionInsite helps churches connect with neighborhood
Friday – Saturday, Feb. 6th– 7th 2015 at Monroe Camp & Retreat Center Every Presbyterian Church wants to gain new members, but this is hard to do without a larger sense of calling and purpose. Come rediscover and reclaim our common calling to evangelism! Evangelism is the good news of God’s healing and saving love … Continue reading ENGAGING EVANGELISM RETREAT FEBRUARY 2015
CCRT can help you attend a workshop or conference if it will help your congregation prepare to touch the lives of people in your community who do not already interact with your church. Here are a few conferences you may want to check out! Remember, you can apply for some financial assistance through our CCRT … Continue reading Upcoming Education Opportunities & Conferences
A growing number of congregations have voiced a desire for hands-on help instead of books or conferences when it comes for transformation. The Revitalization committee (CCRT) has looked a number of models from parachurch organizations within and outside our denomination, but most of the help is limited and “one size fits all.” The Revitalization committee … Continue reading New Groups Forming Church Transformation
#1 EVERY church needs a “Google Place” listing. Click here #2 Update their listing on our Presbytery Website (click here) and PC(USA) website listing (click here). #3 Create a Website (click here) #4 Keep an updated Facebook page (click here)
Serving your community begins with understanding your community. Learn about your area with this amazingly accurate online tool. Easy-to-use map based data analytics tools are here for you at MissionInsite to give current community information for your ministry planning. Demographic Info. for your congregation www.missioninsite.com For help using MisisonInsite contact Owen Carriker or Mike Armistead.
TRANSFORMATION GRANT (includes Technology) This grant may help congregations purchase new technologies, devices or services that might not fit into a congregation’s already slim budget. All of our grant money is intended to help churches minister either directly to people who do not have a regular church home or to help churches prepare to reach … Continue reading Grants Available for Transformation and Education
Watch videos of the 2014 Revitalization Retreat at Camp Monroe as Beverly & George Thompson give congregations spiritual practices to discover the Holy Spirit’s leading in your congregation. Click Here to watch these videos on YouTube.