Total Ministry

Author: Stewart C. Zabriski
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1566997100
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Used successfully in Episcopal dioceses and congregations, Total Ministry describes a new way for local congregations (especially small ones) and judicatories to organize their response to God's call and to provide resources, support, and encouragement for ministry-a way that is not dependent only on full-time, seminary-trained, ordained leaders.

Total Quality Ministry

Author: Walther P. Kallestad
Publisher: Fortress Press
ISBN: 9781451418583
Size: 59.73 MB
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Applying the insights of the Total Quality Management phenomenon to the church is not to make a business out of ministry, explain the authors Walt Kallestad and Steve Schey, but to make the business of ministry a quality process.

Team Ministry

Author: Dick Iverson
Publisher: Rich Brott
ISBN: 9780914936619
Size: 31.35 MB
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Ministers Fellowship International founder Dick Iverson provides a step-by-step approach for establishing a team ministry within any local church. "Team Ministry" includes information on how to discover and train new leaders within the church and 12 principles on maintaining the leadership team once it is in place.

Ordained Local Ministry In The Church Of England

Author: Andrew Bowden
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441119507
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Ordained Anglican ministry is changing rapidly. Soon the majority of clergy are likely to be volunteers and, especially in rural areas, female. All mainstream Churches recognise that new contexts need new forms of ministry. Ordained Local Ministers (OLMs) are priests specifically called out by their local congregation and ordained to minister in that locality. Half the dioceses in England and elsewhere in the Anglican Communion including Australasia, Scotland and North America have established formal schemes to enable this type of ministry. Some dioceses believe the process has helped to revitalise parishes and raise the spiritual temperature of congregations. Others have called a halt, believing their schemes have somehow gone wrong or have not 'delivered'. The time has come for a calm assessment of available evidence about an experiment into which the Church has poured considerable time, effort and money over the last twenty years. Does it have ongoing value, or is it just one more bright idea that has flourished for a season and has now had its day?