The world has changed dramatically over the years and these changes have impacted our Church. Where once the Church had a dominant voice in our communities; in some, our voice is but a whisper. As the world around continues to change, what does this mean for the Church? How do we continue to be beacons of Hope and Good News? What will the future of our congregations look like as we navigate these uncertain times? Join our diocesan missional cohort, ReFrame, as we explore these topics and more in the coming year.  

THE BLUEPRINTS

Who: Open to all in the diocese (lay and ordained)  
When: One-year commitment – February 2022 to January 2023.
How: Monthly gatherings (except July, August) on a Saturday. Some will be hosted on Zoom and others will be in person (usually at Camp Medley). Dates are: Feb 19; Mar 19; Apr 23; May 14; June 18; Sept 17; Oct 15; Nov 19; Dec 10; Jan 21/23.
What: Involves reflection, prayer, discussion, study (reading, audio, video sources), goal-setting, experimenting with missional initiatives, guest speakers and mutual peer support.
Costs: Travel, lodging, meals and educational materials are covered by the Diocese.
Expectations:
- Participants commit to attend all of the cohort sessions and an estimated average of three hours per month of study, reflection and discernment/visioning for themselves and their faith community. Additional time may be required for the missional initiative.
- Parish Corporation is apprised of their leader’s involvement, time and work requirements. They covenant to fully support this initiative, recognizing that it will greatly benefit the life and missional ministry of the community. 

Apply Online [Deadline: December 23, 2021]

For more information, contact Shawn C. Branch.