Tag: discipling cohorts

Today We Launch “Discipling Cohorts Reimagined”

A brand new version of the Network’s “Discipling Cohorts” program has been created. The goal is to provide you with an opportunity to grow in your vocation, your faith and your ministry. Discipling Cohorts was originally created as a small group cohort program. To be in a cohort was to make a one year commitment ...

Network Board Meeting Update Day 2

Your Network Board of Directors is hard at work today, meeting at the Lutheran Center in Chicago. We actually began meeting last night, just spending time together and doing “check-ins” on each others lives. Today we buckled down for some hard work.¬† ¬†Highlights included: Opening devotions Approving minutes and other “housekeeping” items Rachel Alley, Program ...

Maximizing Your Extravaganza and Network Value

We know that there is a commitment to being a part of the ELCA Youth Ministry Network, and an even bigger commitment when one comes to the Extravaganza.  They both take time, and financial resources. And we know that when you talk to your supervisor, or your church council, or whoever approves spending, and you ...

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Because Everybody Needs a Plan

If you ask anyone who has been doing ministry with children, youth and families in ELCA congregations for awhile, they will be able to tell you that there has been a significant change in the culture of our community over the last 20 years. Children, youth and family ministers share resources, give mutual support and ...