Author: Franklin, Mary Beth
Many happy and proud moments. perhaps the bonnets and booties, are now thrust aside if you are the parent of a stillborn child or have just experienced a miscarriage before the twentieth week of pregnancy. In one moment, the parent experiences the greatest extremes of human emotion : birth and death. This kind of loss requires a special kind of grieving and recovery. This book is written to help you with grieveing - with depression, frustration, anger, and spiritual desolation. Several...
Author: National Consultation on AIDS Ministries
The purpose of the 1987 National Consultation on AIDS Ministries (where this video was filmed) was to enable persons from the local churches and annual conference to develop visible inistri8es in a compassionate and hope-filled response to the challenges of AIDS.
Author: New England Conference, UMC
2-part video from the New England Conference for the Staff-Parish Relations Committee. 1)The Appointive Process: Bishop Hassinger and many of the District Superintendents explain how decisions are made that result in the moving of pastors. Designed to help the SPRC members understand reasons for pastoral moves, and how various factors relate to the decision. 2) Our Pastor Is Moving. Now What? is a dramatization of the process of saying "good-bye" to your current pastor, and saying "hello" to a...
Author: Hawkins, Thomas R.
Leadership? What for? Here is a workbook for a 4-week study course - for clergy and laity - which seeks to answer this question from a specifically biblical and New Testament point of view.
Author: Keller, Moede and Moore
As an important office in the church for centuries, Diaconal ministry is once again on the church's agenda. This text traced the United Methodist diaconate from Scripture to the present day - with a look tot he future. A theological, historical view of servanthood as office in the UMC.
Author: Hynson, Williams, et al
Kit with articles, worksheets, practical tips and booklets to help you celebrate baptisms of persons of all ages.
Author: Mitchell, Henry H.
Shows how to use imagination, emotive expression, and the sermon celebration to meet the emotional and rational needs of people in your congregation. Demonstrates using sermon celebration within literary genres to involve the hearer holistically. Synthesizes recent homiletics developments with the best of the African-American pulpit tradition. Opens your eyes to fresh possibilities and offers helpful sample sermons.
Author: McLarty, Philip W.
Involving Children in Our Congregation's Worship
Author: Schaller, Lyle E.
Helps leaders choose an effective style of ministry from a wide range of options. Shows how churches can make effective choices about when to revitalize or abandon many facets of their programs and ministry.
Author: Taylor, Blaine
Handbook for pastors and churches seeking to better serve people over 65. A toolbox of suggestions, illustrations, and program ideas designed for clergy and lay people committed to ministry with America's fastest growing population segment.
Author: Merrill, Dean
Hard-hitting documentaries provide clues on where the biggest challenges lurk, and how to navigate them. Each documentary is followed by comments from a noted pastoral counselor. Part of the Leadership Library.
Author: Sombrero, The Reverend Tweedy
The Reverend Tweedy Sombrero
Author: Kammerer, Bishop Charlene
The theme of the consultation was "Creating a Women's Sabbath" and each of the plenary worship services addressed some aspect of this topic from a variety of cultural perspectives and ritual experiences. 2002 Int'l UM Clergy Women's Consultation in San Diego, CA. Bishop Charlene Kammerer.
Author: Elkins, The Reverend Dr. Heather Murray
The Reverend Dr. Heather Murray Elkins
Author: Lee, Bishop Linda
Bishop Linda Lee
Author: Kiboko, The Reverend Kabamba
The Reverend Kabamba Kiboko
Author: Carcano, The Reverend Dr. Minerva
The Reverend Dr. Minerva Carcano
Author: Cho-Kim, The Reverend Dr. Ha-Kyung
The Reverend Dr. Ha-Kyung Cho-Kim
Author: Waters, The Reverend Dr. Lydia Jackson
The Reverend Dr. Lydia Jackson Waters
Author: Peterson, Thomas D.
In 6 chapters, this book addresses "interim" situations, exploring the hows and whys and offering options for the pastor. Primarily offers a form of ministry that leaves behind a solid residue of good for the church and pastor. A foundation for a new and productive ministry results for the church and for the pastor in a new situation.