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Author Kujawa-Holbrook, Sheryl A.

Title Born of water, born of Spirit : supporting the ministry of the baptized in small congregations / Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook and Fredrica Harris Thompsett
Published Herndon, VA : Alban Institute, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 193 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : born of water, born of spirit -- A saving remnant : vitality in small congregations -- Baptismal ministry and congregational leadership -- Developed, not delivered : local ministry development -- Emergent perspectives on the church and ministry -- Conclusion : best practices for baptismal ministry development
Summary What does the church look like if we take the ministry of the baptized the priesthood of all believers seriously? How are congregations transformed when the church supports and affirms the ministry of all the baptized, particularly in small congregations without the means to hire a seminary-trained pastor? And what ecclesial structures and educational models need to emerge in the next decades to assist these small congregations in the recovery of baptismal living and their own vitality? Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook and Fredrica Harris Thompsett explore these questons as well as the variety of ways p
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Subject Baptism -- Episcopal Church
Lay ministry -- Episcopal Church
Small churches.
Form Electronic book
Author Thompsett, Fredrica Harris, 1942-
ISBN 1566994780 (electronic bk.)
9781566994781 (electronic bk.)