Check six new ministry resources in this weekly post.
Sharon Ely Pearson has updated her helpful curriculum charts. If you are considering new curriculum, contact us: at the RCC, you can review materials and learn from the experience of partner churches.
In Becoming Wise (Penguin), Krista Tippett distills insights from an ecumenical array of conversation partners; a discussion guide is available for download. Becoming Wise, the weekly podcast, and On Being’s Civil Conversations Project provide vital material for adult faith formation; participants can listen and discuss in person or online.
A rich collection of accessible resources on a new neighborhood ministry with refugees from Faith & Leadership includes a video, interviews, refugee profiles, worship materials, tips for supporting innovation, and learning guides for individuals and groups. And locally, When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Stories of Refugees is a multimedia project about refugees in Minnesota. The Minnesota Council of Churches is partnering with documentary photographer James A. Bowey to produce this series of portraits and first-person narratives that will be distributed on various platforms through 2016. The Facebook page presents resources for faith communities.
Just arrived: She: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Women in Ministry (Abingdon) by Luther Seminary professor Karoline M. Lewis provides strategies for flourishing as a woman in ministry. And see HuffPost’s recent 15 Women Get Real about the Role of Women in the Church.
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