Congregational Life Ministries is a co-sponsor of two webinars scheduled for this week: on Wednesday, Nov. 19, Anthony Grinnell will present a webinar related to ministry and evangelism and justice titled “Just Friendship”; and on Thursday, Nov. 20, Nigel Pimlott is the presenter of a webinar on the topic “Youth Work after Christendom-Revisited.” Both webinars start at 2:30 p.m. (eastern time). The latter webinar is one in a series by authors of published or forthcoming books in the popular “After Christendom” series, presented by the Church of the Brethren, the Center for Anabaptist Studies at Bristol Baptist College in the UK, the Anabaptist Network, and the Mennonite Trust.
“Youth Work after Christendom-Revisited” addresses the significant
transformation undergone by ministry with young people, and the
emergence of a post-Christendom, missional narrative, despite the fact
that for many churches it is still about getting young people into
church on a Sunday. This webinar will consider models of mission with
young people based upon symbiosis, social justice and explorations of new
uncharted waters. Nigel Pimlott is passionate about ministry with young
people. He is author of youth ministry resources and a number of books,
including ‘Youth Worker After Christendom and ‘Embracing the Passion.’
“Just Friendship” will discuss the nature of the relationships we
seek to build with people in low-income areas and will explore how the
virtues of justice and hope may be expressed within these relationships.
Grinnell is involved in developing initiatives across the city of
Leeds, in the United Kingdom, that seek to address poverty and
inequality, is helping to establish Leeds Citizens, and is a project
manager for the Leeds Poverty Truth Challenge.
The webinars are free, and ministers may earn 0.1 continuing education credit for attending the event. Register for webinars at www.brethren.org/webcasts. For more information contact Stan Dueck, director for Transforming Practices for the Church of the Brethren, at email@example.com.
Source: 11/18/2014 Newsline