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What Did We Learn From The READINESS 360 Survey?

READINESS 360 is a tool designed to help prepare congregations to reach new people in new ways, by assessing the missional readiness of the church. After studying Biblical, historical, and present day rapidly growing Christian movements, the creators of READINESS 360 identified four characteristics present in every movement. Spiritual Intensity. All of the great church…

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Email Transition 5-30-14

As some of you already know, we’ve had some email difficulties in recent months, particularly when trying to communicate with people who have AT&T, Bellsouth, and now Comcast email users. To correct, this problem, we will be switching from our current email system to a new one on the afternoon of Friday, May 30. We…

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FAQ: Why Are We Using “Does Your Church Have a Prayer” in Sunday School?

The study, Does Your Church Have a Prayer? was introduced as a six-week experience which combines Bible study, worship, and prayer designed to provide a foundation for developing a transformational strategic ministry plan for our congregation. However, after describing “what” it is, the article failed to make a case for “why” this particular study now.…

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Upcoming Events Posted 5-21-14

DID YOU MISS SEEING THE MOVIE “NEBRASKA” WHICH WAS NOMINATED FOR AN ACADEMY AWARD? You will now have an opportunity to see it for free at Forest Lake United Methodist Church on Sunday afternoon, May 25, 2014, in the Fellowship Hall at 2:00 p.m., courtesy of the Aldersgate Sunday School Class with free drinks and…