DVDs of the Oct. 30, 2010 Doug Anderson "Vital Congregations, Step by Step" seminar (at Foothills United Methodist Church in Cameron Park) are available now to purchase.
Anderson is an excellent teacher of the simple and effective components that add vitality and direction to a church's ministry and outreach, with emphases on:
- Purpose-centered vs. preference-driven programming
- Step-by-step fruitfulness as followers of Christ
- Moving "from Jerusalem to …Samaria" with the good news
The October Vital Congregations workshop, sponsored by the Council on Congregational Development and Conference leaders, focused on three topics:
- Evangelism as Faith Sharing
- Small Groups for Discipling
- Leaders for Mission
Watch short (1 min. 44 sec.) highlights video at right.
The two-DVD set, available for $15 plus shipping and handling, is an excellent resource for churches and circuits. Order on line here or go to www.cnumc.org/register (or click on the Registrations tab on the Home Page navigation bar on the California-Nevada Annual Conference website at cnumc.org.) and scroll down to the Congregational Development category.