Vital Leaders for Vibrant Congregations

Vibrant congregations in today's world live out of a sense of core mission or purpose. Twenty-first leaders need to find ways to embed that mission into all parts of congregational life. This workshop will provide strategies to help your congregation focus its development of leaders and congregants toward embodying your core purpose. Links to videos embedded in workshop: Red Pill/Blue Pill: http://youtu.be/zE7PKRjrid4 Fractals and Chaos: http://youtu.be/DO8yFGbbGmg Books Referenced: Liberating Hope: http://amzn.com/0829818863 Sticky Church: http://amzn.com/0310285089 Simple Church: http://amzn.com/0805443908 Organic Church: http://amzn.com/078798129X Organic Community: http://amzn.com/0801065984 The Starfish and the Spider: http://amzn.com/1591841836 Other resources mentioned: Red Pill Brethren Blog: http://redpillbrethren.tumblr.com/ Blog by church shoppers highlighting First UU Houston: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2012/0... 5 smooth stones essay by James Luther Adams: http://books.google.com/books?id=ECHD... The new Leadership Development blog (where Rev. Renee is a contributor): http://vitalleaders.blogs.uua.org/


Participants: Rev. Renee Ruchotzke

Date Filmed: April 29th, 2012

Location Filmed: St. Lawrence District Assembly,First Unitarian Church of Rochester, NY

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