7 Creative Models for Community Ministry (Skjegstad)
7 Creative Models for Community Ministry is a practical guide for church leaders seeking to engage their congregations with the community, offering step-by-step instructions on 7 ways to structure transformational community ministry. Joy Skjegstad shares 7 Creative Models. Each of the Model chapters features examples of churches that have implemented the model, with advice on strategies that worked and pitfalls to avoid. Building on extensive writing already done on missional church strategies and community ministry, 7 Creative Models for Community Ministry is a good next read for pastors and church member alike who are ready to take specific steps to implement a community ministry strategy.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Joy F. Skjegstad has been designing and launching community ministry programs for more than 20 years, including serving as the Executive Director of community development nonprofits at Park Avenue United Methodist Church and Sanctuary covenant church in Minneapolis. Now as a full-time trainer and consultant, she works across denominations and cultures to help churches develop innovative initiatives that meet real community needs and tap into the passions and gifts of congregations. The author of two other books, Joy is in demand as a speaker and webinar presenter with special expertise in faith-based organizations, community and youth development, early childhood education, affordable housing, services for the homeless and the arts.
Publication date: 8/28/2013
Publisher: Judson Press
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