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Post-Pandemic Resources

Five ceramic bowls

As we are emerging into the post-pandemic world, we have opportunities to imagine and re-imagine ministry. On this page you will find:

  • Information about a webinar series that highlights faith formation - including designing hybrid faith formation, building community, Christian living, and ages/stages ministry and the registration link.
  • Resources for post-pandemic ministry focusing on leadership, faith formation, and worship to assist you with next steps.

Summer 2021 Webinar Series

Read detailed descriptions for The Ultimate Re-Launch Playbook Webinar with Kay Kotan and the Designing Faith Formation Webinars from Lifelong Faith.

Webinars are by donation to help fund the webinar series fees and future faith formation opportunities. Suggested donation is $5.00 per webinar or $25.00 for the entire series.

June 14, 7-8:30pm (EDT) - Designing Hybrid Faith Formation for the Post-Pandemic World with John Roberto

June 24, 7-8:30pm (EDT) - The Ultimate Relaunch Playbook with Kay Kotan

June 29, 7-8:30pm (EDT) - Building Community and Relationships in the Post-Pandemic World with Jane Angha

July 7 , 7-8:30pm (EDT) - Formation for Christian Living in a New World with John Roberto

July 15, 7-8:30pm (EDT) - Designing Children and Family Faith Formation for the Post-Pandemic World with Rev. Dr. Tanya Campen

July 20, 7-8:30pm (EDT) - Designing Adolescent and Emerging Adult Faith Formation for the Post-Pandemic World with Rev. Michael Droege

July 27, 7-8:30pm (EDT) - Designing Adult Faith Formation for the Post-Pandemic World with Janet Schaeffler

Post-Pandemic Leadership Resources

Church Anew

offers dynamic learning opportunities to
ignite faithful imagination &
sustain inspired innovation.

Church Outreach Assessment

Avoid this Big Mistake: Stepping Back Into the Past When You Step Into Your Building by Carey Nieuwhof

Church Re-Entry Roadmap

from David C. Cook

Stewardship in a Post-Pandemic World

View stewardship resources at United Methodist Foundation of Michigan or contact Sherry Parker-Lewis for a no-cost church consultation.

 

Church Unique

Church Unique is a vital discernment process for congregational transformation. This process will guide your leadership to cast vision, capture culture, and create movement to make disciples of Jesus Christ!

Eight Trends that Will Change Church Ministry Post-Pandemic

Article by Carey Nieuwhof

Being the Church in a Post-Pandemic World by Kay Kotan

Mission Possible by Kay Kotan and Blake Bradford

Shift 2.0: Helping Congregations Back into the Game of Effective Ministry by Phil Maynard

Post-Pandemic Faith Formation Resources

Lifelong Faith

What If? articles as well as practices, curated resources, and more.

building faith

Equip. Teach. Form - Articles, webinars,  resources including ideas hybrid ministry

6 Lessons Learned about Faith Formation in the Midst of a Pandemic

Article from The Presbyterian Outlook

Launch! Faith Formation

Playlists for different aspects of faith formation during and post-pandemic.

Post-Pandemic Worship Resources


A Sanctified Art

A Creative Worship Series for any season!

Bruce Reyes-Chow

An Expanded and Generous Table: Is Hybrid Worship in Your Future?

Worship by Bruce Reyes-Chow
Version 1
Version 2


Worship Matters Podcast

“Worship Matters” is a podcast from the worship team of Discipleship Ministries, designed to deal with the intricacies of planning worship each week.