Being in and for your neighborhood

As congregations developed online worship offerings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many learned that their reach could be far greater online than it had been previously. Some churches report people regularly logging on from across the continent or across…

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Congregations can help stop COVID-19

Powerless. Helpless. That’s how many of us have felt during the long months of the COVID-19 pandemic. What can we as congregational leaders do beyond providing pastoral care, supporting connections that come from being part of a faith community, and…

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Shifting the place of formation

What if the primary place for faith formation was not church but home? How would congregations adapt our approach to religious education? What kinds of support would households and families need? What resources could we develop?  Sarai Rice of The Congregational…

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