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Congregational Vitality series
Faith Formation For Vital Congregations

Marian R. Plant

Faith Formation For Vital Congregations Do you wonder what it means to "be church" in today's world? Marian Plant, in Faith Formation for Vital Congregations explores the evolution of faith and the church in today's context. Faith Formation for Vital Congregations provides practical tools to engage you in a deeper practice of faith. Theologically and biblically informed, it offers particular straightforward helps for staying true to who and whose we are.   Faith Formation for Vital Congregations includes short essays on particularly critical issues.

ABOUT THE CONGREGATIONAL VITALITY SERIES
The CONGREGATIONAL VITALITY series provides clergy and lay leaders in local churches with engaging, insightful, and useful tools to revitalize and prepare themselves for ministry in the 21st century. The authors in this series are United Church of Christ clergy whose churches demonstrate church growth.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR of Faith Formation For Vital Congregations Marian R. Plant, is associate professor and Schauffler Chair of Christian Education at The Defiance College in Defiance, Ohio, where she also serves as the co-coordinator of its Design for Leadership program. She received her M.Div. from The Methodist Theological School in Ohio and her Ed.D. from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. She is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and one of its certified church education specialists.


Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: The Pilgrim Press
ISBN: 978-0-8298-1813-0
Product Dimensions: 5.6 by 8.3 inches

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