Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

A Brief Guide to Ministry with LGBTQIA Youth (WJKP) by Cody J. Sanders provides practical advice for affirming congregations.  With Angela Yarber, Sanders is the coauthor of Microaggressions in Ministry (WJKP, 2015).

In Holy Rover:  Journeys in Search of Mystery, Miracles, and God (Fortress), Lori Erickson describes a dozen pilgrimages.  Download a discussion guide.  Erickson blogs about spiritual travel at Patheos.

Carol Wehrheim’s Feasting on the Word Children’s Sermons for Year B (WJKP) retells each Sunday’s Bible story and gives practical advice.  Wehrheim and Elizabeth Caldwell, author of I Wonder: Engaging a Child’s Curiosity about the Bible (Abingdon, 2016) , will introduce Growing in God’s Love:  A Story Bible in January.

Hosted by Eric Elnes of Darkwood Brew, Converging Paths is a weekly podcast on God experiences and the ways they inform everyday life.  Contact the RCC to check out Darkwood Brew studies.

Chalice Press is offering a free copy of Help and Hope:  Disaster Preparedness and Response Tools for Congregations, ed. Amy Gopp and Brandon Gilvin.

Walter Brueggemann presents a year of daily readings and reflections in Gift and Task (WJKP).  Celebrating Abundance (WJKP) is Brueggemann’s book of devotions for Advent.

Contact us with any resource questions:  info@rcc-mn.org.