Leadership

Servant-Leader Intern Deidre Thornton, an active student and member of the Wesley Foundation at Tenn. State University, helps student Jonathan learn a new word at the Freedom School at Gordon Memorial United Methodist Church in Nashville, Tenn. College students are trained by the Children's Defense Fund to serve as instructors for students in grades K-12 in Freedom Schools across the nation. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Whether you are leading a congregation as clergy or laity, coordinating a particular ministry or helping congregants live out their membership vows, you will find information and inspiration here. Find ideas for helping members discover their spiritual gifts, recruiting and celebrating volunteers and much more.
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Leadership

Effective leadership

Building an effective team is kind of like building a rubber band ball. It takes a variety of people with different personalities, skills, and talents working together over time.

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Leadership

Navigating change

Most members want their church to grow. But ask if they want the church to change, and they will backtrack and wonder aloud why a good thing needs to change.

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Leadership Training

Planning