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Bringing churches together

Gideon Goosen

Bringing churches together

a popular introduction to ecumenism

by Gideon Goosen

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Published by WCC Publications in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecumenical movement.,
  • Christian union.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [166]-167) and index.

    StatementGideon Goosen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8.3 .G66 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 173 p. :
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19407138M
    ISBN 102925413488

      1. Praying together, collectively more prayers are prayed. Each of us has a unique way of praying and praying together brings a new voice to the need. 2. Praying together gives me a deep feeling of belonging. When I am part of a group, I feel that I am a necessary part of a greater purpose. 3. Praying together improves my mood. Across the Globe, Contemporary Worship Music Is Bringing Believers Together More and more, says scholar Monique Ingalls, it permeates nearly every sphere of evangelical life. Interview by.

    Stop Spinning Your Wheels Let’s Solve This Together. You likely didn’t get into ministry to watch your church plateau or, worse yet, decline. You wanted God to use you to reach new people with the good news. You wanted to see your church grow. You wanted to make an impact on your community that would outlast you. • New churches growing – plenty of people growth but cramped by their facilities • New churches struggling – merging back with parent church or with another church • Churches formerly separated, reunited – realizing they can do more together than apart • Racially and ethnically diverse – mergers bringing about multiethnicity.

    One of the best things I’ve done, and you can do, as an entrepreneur that has online businesses (as well as more traditional, brick n mortar ones, too!) is focus on bringing your community together, regularly in person! Yes, I mean in ‘real life’. In the same physical location, together.   Bringing together two churches has been the hallmark so far of Rev. L. Katherine Moore's time seeing to the spiritual needs of Mayo United Methodist Church in Edgewater as the congregation's pastor.


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Introduction to ecumenism, the quest for unity among the Christian churches. Presents the theology of ecumenism, its history, and relationships with and between the churches, along with a survey of current dialogues between churches and discussion of issues of ecumenical significance today, including the ordination of women and intercommunion.

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