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Initiatives and Challenges in Hamilton

Here’s what came out of a brief brainstorming time we had in our session at the TrueCity Conference. Just click on the thumbnail below and then increase the image to full size.

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Resources Available at Hamilton’s Waste Management Division

Some excellent brochures and other resources regarding recycling, efficient energy use and other topics are available at Hamilton’s Waste Management Division on the 11th floor of the Standard Life Building, 420-110 King St West.

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Materials for “Environment Sunday”

A number of churches around the world have begun celebrating “Environment Sunday” on the Sunday closest to “Earth Day.” A package of helpful materials is available from A Rocha at http://en.arocha.org/ukconsunday/index2.html

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Managing Change

Ken Styles shared the following notes with us at our last meeting. Thanks Ken! · In recent decades, almost a mantra of business · Some advocate figuring it out – others eschew the attempt · How does our change culture and our changing culture tend to affect the church? o More and more people are […]

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Fear of Change

Once again, we had a very helpful discussion at the Maintenance to Missional Meeting. Our topic was “Fear of Change” which usually has us focused on how to deal with a congregation’s fear. This time, however, we ended up talking mainly about the fears which we ourselves have faced in attempting to lead people through […]

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Vision and Envisioning (Cont’d)

We had another excellent Maintenance to Missional meeting on Wednesday afternoon. This time we took a close look at one church’s vision and values statements, and spent some time wrestling with the question: “What do we do when we feel like we’re stuck?” The conversation was so lively, and so full of helpful input, that […]

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