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November 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Episcopalians from across the diocese met at St. Andrew’s in Maryville for Evangelism 101. As resources are gathered and processed from that weekend, they will be posted below.
Prayer as Evangelism
The focus is on further equipping of members as evangelists through prayer. Training includes why Prayer is Important, How to Start Prayer Groups, and hold activities such Prayer Walks – Presentation by Ms Jerusalem Greer
The worldwide web is a new missionary context, a real place where people experience a world of relationships, challenges, and growth. This workshop includes Exploratory Exercises designed to prepare people to practice evangelism as they use social media – Presentation by Mr William Simerly and Brother Andrew Morehead
Books sourced or referenced for or during the digital missioning presentation: The Social Media Gospel by Meredith Gould; The Social Church: A Theology of Digital Communication by Justin Wise; Less Chaos. Less Noise.: Effective Communications for an Effective Church by Kim Meyer; and Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport.
Intentional Small Group Ministry
Learning to connect through transformative relationships with those both in our churches and communities is a huge part of evangelism. Learn how to start an Intentional Small Group Ministry in your context – Presentation by Mr Chris Sikkema
Beloved Community Storysharing
A huge part of sharing the Good News is facing the need for Racial Reconciliation in our communities. This workshop shares the gifts of the Storysharing method for both racial reconciliation and evangelism work – Presentation by The Rev Claire Brown and The Rev David Burman
Please contact Canon Beverly Hurley Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org or (205) 213-6640 if you have questions.