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ABCD Workshop Urban Mission Network

Asset Based Community Development Aug 2018 Head Heart and Hands (internal) – Two local UCA cong and Head Heart and Hands What can you contribute? Not what is wrong! = Individual Asset Mapping Colleen the Tea Pot (external) – warm relationship bridge – church known for making the connection = Connecting …

Reading Wednesday’s model coffee

Each month we do coffee and conversation over a community development reading.  This month I’ chosen a model rather than a long reading.  It’s one of my favourite flow charts for group work. It is called the “The Groan Zone” but is far from being dull. The model helps leaders to think …

Launch of Unstuck

Remember what it feels like to be so listened too that a weight lifts from your shoulders and a new view emerges? Unstuck is a case study experience which provides a space to explore their ministry roles and settings. This is a chance for you to draw from a collaborative …

Back to Basics

My sporting coach always reminds me – in my current role as a kids sports coach – that we should always return to the basics.  That high class performance is always built on a set of skills which we should return to and pattern over and over our basics as well as hone …

Blackwood UCA and Goodwill

Ren Mori (Manager Goodwill ) Lee Sauerwald (Executive Manager Uniting Corporate Service) and I were shown around Blackwood Uniting by  Cogs Smith this morning.  We had a coffee conversation about how Goodwill and Blackwood UCA might cooperate next year. Thanks Coral for finding time to meet with us at this late …