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July 12, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder

Taken from the Healthy Churches Handbook, by Robert Warren, this list identifies common characteristics of healthy churches. 1. Energized by faith rather than just keeping things going or trying to survive worship and sacramental life: moves people to experience God’s love motivation: energy comes from a desire to serve God and one another engaging with Scripture: […]

October 4, 2018 | by Hannah Wilder

St. David’s, San Diego – Clairemont has recently adopted the following covenants for church leaders, and they offer them to congregations of the diocese that would also like to use them. If you have questions, please contact Interim Rector, the Rev. Michael Tinnon. A Covenant of Leadership Our Promises to God We promise to pray, […]

June 26, 2018 | by Laurie Wesp

This kale salad is a hearty, nutrient dense crowd-pleaser. The lemon juice softens the kale leaves into delectable morsels, and the toasted seeds give a fun little pop. Serves 4-6. Ingredients: 1/3 cup Bragg Liquid Aminos 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 medium red onion, sliced into very thin half moons […]

February 9, 2018 | by Hannah Wilder
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Healthy Congregations is a workshop designed by Peter Steinke, author of the books How Your Church Family Works: Understanding Congregations as Emotional Systems and Healthy Congregations: A Systems Approach. A key concept at the heart of Healthy Congregations is “self-differentiation,” people’s capacity to calmly articulate what they think and value, and to act on that […]