Ministry with Youth in an Affluent Community

Ministry with Youth in an Affluent Community

Ministry with Youth in an Affluent Community Birmingham, Michigan. If you have lived anywhere near this area, you know that the stereotype of our population is well established. Recently someone in the area created a meme that linked the leading characters of “The...
Ministry with Youth in an Affluent Community

Why House Church? Summer Series 2019

  Why a House Church? “Whose turn is it this week?” “I can host.” “Okay, we will meet up at 6 p.m. See you then.” Every Friday night, a group of ten adults and eight children and two soon-to-be borns gather. This group, our house church, is like a family. We cook...
Ministry with Youth in an Affluent Community

Summer Series- Christian Education in Context

There are almost as many contexts for ministry as there are congregations.  This series will explore just a few of those places where a particular context is driving innovative approaches to educational ministry.  Readers will be challenged to examine their own...
Dementia and the Church

Dementia and the Church

By: Karen Nichols Dementia is a disease vastly misunderstood in our world today; yet it is on the rise. In fact, every 66 seconds someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. It is the sixth leading cause of death in America....
Caring of Older Adults in the Church

Caring of Older Adults in the Church

By: Julie Schaaf My first call to ministry was to serve as the chaplain of the Foothills Presbyterian Retirement Community in Easley, SC. At the time, I was one of five chaplains in our five separate Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) located throughout the...