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Growth Points by Gary McIntosh

Parish Paper by Herb Miller

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2019 Mailings

June

Parish Paper:  "Overcome Volunteer Burnout by Building Capacity"

Growth Points: "Promote from Within or Without?"

April

Parish Paper: "Building Your Community Ties with a Block Party"

Growth Points: "Two Risks in Ministry"

March

Parish Paper: "Media Technology for Worship"

Growth Points: "Ready to Move On"

February

Parish Paper: "What Is Contemporary Worship?"

Growth Points: "Learning from a 244-year-old"

January

Parish Paper: "Defining Church Vitality"

Growth Points: "Embrace Successful Habits"

2018 Mailings

December

Parish Paper: "Getting to Know Our Neighbors"

Growth Points: "Building a Loving Community"

November

Parish Paper:"How to Develop Habits for Well-being"

Growth Points: "A Leadership Myth"

October

Parish Paper: "Don't Disagree, Deliberate --- How to Lead Community Conversations in Your Church"

Growth Points: "Elements of a Disciplemaking Strategy"

September

Parish Paper: "Checking Up on Clergy Health"

Growth Points: "Genesis of Disciple - Making"

August

Parish Paper: "How to Raise Money for Your Community Projects"

Growth Points: "Recruiting Basics"

Growth Points, Talbot: "Growing and Multiplying Churches "

July

Parish Paper: "Inviting, Informing, Including Newcomers"

Growth Points: "Pastoring a Growing Church"

June

Parish Paper: "Making the Nursery a Place of Belonging"

Growth Points: "Mentoring Relationships"

May

Parish Paper: "How to Balance Hospitality and Church Security"

Growth Points: "Depths of Church Culture"

April

Parish Paper: "Church Energy Use"

Growth Points: "The Invisible Obvious"

March

Parish Paper: "Finding Significance as a Small Church"

Growth Points: "When to Leave the Stage"

February

Parish Paper: "Best Practices for Church Members Serving as Staff"

Growth Points: "Promoting Personal Ministry"

January

Parish Paper: "Questions for Staff"

Growth Points: "Engaging Your Community"

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