18 01, 2017

Assembly “Growing Disciples” Resources

2017-06-14T15:24:16+10:00 18 January 2017|Categories: Discipleship, Leadership|0 Comments

Craig Mitchell (the Assembly Director for Formation, Education and Discipleship) is building a very helpful set of online resources covering the breadth of his responsibilities. There are three in particular that are worth a look. First, check out Craig's work blog over at http://growing-disciples.org.au.  He's gathering up a host of resources, links, stories and ideas [...]

18 01, 2017

Mission Shaped Intro: Training for mission

2020-05-06T14:12:12+10:00 18 January 2017|Categories: Discipleship, Leadership|0 Comments

A unique learning opportunity for your congregation/faith community. Six sessions over two days to help you rediscover mission and re-imagine church. The course will be held 7-8 November 2014 at Chermside Kedron Community Church. Designed for groups or leadership teams from congregations or faith communities to share this journey and learn together. Contact the Moreton Rivers Presbytery [...]

18 01, 2017

Using YouTube in your faith community?

2017-05-19T09:26:37+10:00 18 January 2017|Categories: Connecting with communities, Discipleship|0 Comments

BELLS Caloundra Uniting Church faith community (set in the new housing estate of Bell Vista) have taken to YouTube as a way of inviting members of their community into the life of BELLS and into relationship with Jesus. Check out their recent short vid inviting us to expect, encounter and worship Jesus in our everyday moments.  Great [...]

18 01, 2017

Stetzer on “Going Missional”

2020-08-19T14:03:27+10:00 18 January 2017|Categories: Discipleship|0 Comments

Ed Stetzer spoke recently at the Transformational Leadership event hosted by Newlife Uniting Church. Along with a whole lot of interesting input around leadership and becoming churches in which transformation happens, Ed walked through the ways in which a church needs to change to become revitalised, to ‘go missional’. Here’s an outline of his comments: [...]

18 01, 2017

Queensland Community Alliance

2017-05-19T09:26:39+10:00 18 January 2017|Categories: Discipleship|0 Comments

In recent months I’ve been privileged to witness the birth of a new initiative in the form of the Queensland Community Alliance. Imagine: – a city where strong churches, unions, charities, ethnic associations and other community organisations work together to implement our common values – a community where we listen to each other’s stories, and [...]

18 01, 2017

What is Mission Engagement?

2020-09-03T12:49:12+10:00 18 January 2017|Categories: Discipleship|0 Comments

In progressing toward a mission engagement framework within the Uniting Church in Australia, Queensland Synod we’re working on language and definitions. A good starting point seems to be to consider … what is mission engagement?  Here’s a draft response to that question. Your comments, questions and suggestions are welcome. What is mission engagement? When we [...]

18 01, 2017

Introducing the Mission Engagement Project

2017-05-19T09:26:39+10:00 18 January 2017|Categories: Discipleship|0 Comments

(Text and presentation from Uniting Church Queensland Synod meeting in May 2013 introducing the Mission Engagement Project). Check out the accompanying visual presentation here The Mission Engagement Project has developed under the Together on the way, enriching community process, and is intended to help resource our work in terms of developing a sustainable mission-oriented organisation. [...]