Consulting

 We Are Here Now Consulting

1 year

  1. Congreational Discovery Interviewing – deep listening in your church by your people
  2. Church FutureFinderyour church’s stories and numbers, past and present, brought together
  3. Timeline Event – a wall of your church’s eras and moments, created by your people
  4. Spiritual Discernment Event – from all these gathered pieces, listening together for God’s vocational call

 These four elements may be contracted separately – contact Pat Ellison to discuss options.

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Staff Covenanting Consulting

6 months

  • Three retreats with all staff (paid and volunteer) to develop together
    • a covenant of job authorizations
    • a covenant of ways of nurturing congregational leadership
  • Staff works between retreats to develop together
    • their mutual expectations
    • their means of empowering others

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Partnership for Missional Church

3 years

  • Work through three distinct phases…
    • LISTENING               …learning about your church and your community
    • EXPERIMENTING     …testing ideas that connect (or reconnect) your church in new and important ways
    • FOCUSING              …so your that church embodies a vision for God’s mission in your community
  • Develop a culture of spiritual awareness and vitality
  • Embody faithful missional practices
  • Listen for God, one another, and the neighbor