Building Teams Updates

 

Updates for the WNCC UMVIM Building teams: The Alaska teams will go to Juneau (still open) and Seward (full). Costa Rica Team 13 has merged with Costa Rica Team 26. The February Haiti team is cancelled. All of the Guatemala teams are full now. At least a dozen teams still have openings, while others are full, complete, or in progress. Check our status sheet, For more information, review the team projects files for the 2017 team projects and/or basic BTC information (included with team projects). The building team missions trip to Armenia,  June 20/22 to July 5/7 is still open. Exact dates will be determined by price price of tickets. Cut off for joining the team and sending down payment to Cecil Donahue is March 15. Details in the BTC team projects brochure. [Go to missionwncc.org/mission-teams/building-teams/ for more information] Can’t go, but want to support the building teams? The explosive growth of Christianity continues in developing nations, but the Building Team Committee receives more requests than it can provide for additional teams and projects. Consider making WNCC UMVIM a regular part of your church mission budget or your own second-mile giving. Send your contributions to: WNCC Building Teams • c/o Bill Buchanan, Treasurer, PO Box 792, Kannapolis NC 28082. Contact Bill at wnccbtctreas@yahoo.com or 704.938.8431 or 704.796.7284.

Resources for Vital Congregations

 

CHURCH LEADERSHIP

Lewis Center for Church Leadership

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Books

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Serve Your Neighbor

GBHEM Leadership Resources

eLEAD

Living Faithfully: Human Sexuality and the United Methodist Church

Englewood Book Review

Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations

Ted Talks: The Golden Circle

Ted Talks: The Power of Vulnerability

Ted Talks: The Price of Invulnerability

Design Thinking

Meditations on the Ministry of All Christians

DISCIPLE FORMATION:

Be A Disciple

A Disciple’s Path; A Guide for United Methodist

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Adult Christian Studies from the Wesley Ministry Network

Traveling Together: A Guide for Disciple Forming Congregations

WESLEYAN STUDIES:

Living As United Methodist Christians

Methodist Doctrine: The Essentials

Reclaiming our Wesleyan Tradition: John Wesley’s Sermons for Today

John Wesley Sermons: Anthology

REACHING PEOPLE:

Get Their Name

Evangelism & Theology in the Wesleyan Spirit

Canoeing the Mountains

Fresh Expressions

Fresh Expressions: Dinner Church

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Reach New Disciples

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: 50 Ways to Reach People

Community: The Structure of Belonging

RESOURCES TO CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY:

Institute for Emerging Issues

Congregations 4 Children

GRANTS:

The Royce and Jane Reynolds Ministry Fund Grants

The Duke Endowment

 

 

 

 

 

 

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