As soon as we identify, accept, and assimilate a change, it seems everything changes again. What are the challenges to this type of a reality? What are the opportunities?
How can we remain nimble, frugal and relevant when the playing field seems to keep changing?
Are there successes we can point to as examples that might inspire us to continue to reimagine our ministries while keeping true to “who we are” and the “traditions and values” of camp and conference ministries?
The PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council communication staff have been working to gather and share successfully adapting congregations. I think we can all learn and be inspired by the stories we here in these videos. Of course a camp and conference center is not a congregation, but if you focus on the adaptive response to the new reality, I hope it will inspire you to be energized to respond to emerging ministerial opportunities and needs.
You can find these videos at DeepAndWide
Do you have stories to share? Please share your stories of adaptive ministry and pictures and videos are greatly appreciated and will be shared.