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Expanding the Options

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 …

Expanding the Options (Groan Zone 1)

When you get together a group (like an elders meeting or a congregational meeting) there is a natural three stage movement which occurs.  It is worth paying notice to this and work with it and not against it.  The first movement is called expanding the options. The first phase is …

Beginners Guide to Fish Bowl

Setup three chairs in front of the group Inviting people to make a pitch for what needs to be changed (consider pre prepared) Pitcher makes her contribution then sits centrally People are invited to come to take a seat at the front  and comment and criticise. The pitcher stays quiet …

Beginners Guide to Open Space

Working on What matters Open Space is a powerful process for people to come together to explore and plan the issue that they most care about. As with the World Café approach, there is an over arching question (‘wicked question’) which is developed by the initiating group. Open Space is …