Does your congregation hunger for spiritual formation but lack the funds to hire another pastor?
Looking to add some programs for spiritual formation but lacking the time/ideas/staff?
Unsure how to connect spirituality with your congregational context?
I’d love to help.
As a consultant, I work for a set period of time for a set fee that we establish up front. I work with church staff, leadership bodies, or committees to identify the needs, strengths, and desires of your congregation. I then design and lay out a multitude of different options to choose from. We can stop there and you can implement the ideas/programs as you see fit, or we can continue and I can help get programs/ideas up and running and help find the lay leadership necessary to keep programs going.
Here are some ideas we might consider, depending on your need and interest:
- Opportunities for online spiritual formation
- New ways to integrate technology and spiritual formation
- Small groups designed to explore traditional spiritual practices
- Ways to integrate spiritual formation and worship
- Adding a spiritual formation component to existing Sunday School or youth group curriculums or programs
- Creating intergenerational spiritual formation opportunities
- Developing resources for family spirituality
I define spirituality as the ways in which we identify and respond to the movement of God’s Spirit in our midst. Spiritual Formation, then, is an integral part of congregational ministry—it is the way we teach our members to notice and respond to the Spirit. Spiritual Formation doesn’t have to be a lot of work, it can be a simple opportunity that invites people to notice and share where they’ve seen God at work, and it can happen in so many different ways.
With your knowledge of your context and needs and my knowledge of traditional and modern spiritual formation, we can create something that works for your congregation, is within your budget, and can be maintained with the resources you already have.
The easiest ways to reach me are by filling out this form, emailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling 510–502-5317. I can’t wait to hear about your congregation and what it is you and they are looking for.