The Church in Transition:

Equipping Congregational Leaders for Missional Discernment and Vibrant Congregational Life in a Shifting Culture


This seven week interactive and educational program is designed for congregational leaders, church council/session members, pastors, church staff, or church members who seek to dig deeper into the metrics of congregational growth and vitality.  The program will equip participants with the ability to critically and theologically reflect about the nature of church growth and vitality, and then examine the ministry and mission of growing PC(USA) churches in the American Northwest. 



Thursday, Aug. 17: Biblical and Historical Foundations of the Western Christian Movement

Thursday, Aug. 24: Does Theology Matter for Congregational Life?

Thursday, Aug. 31: Towards Developing a Theology of Evangelism

Thursday, Sept. 7:  Exegeting Culture

Thursday, Sept. 14: A Basic Primer on Systems Theory

Thursday, Sept. 21: More Than Numbers: Understanding the Ways Churches Grow

Thursday, Sept. 28: Research Methods: Researching the Variables Underpinning the Growth of PC(USA) Churches in the American West


All classes begin at 6:30pm at CPC in the Van Wyk Room, and will last until 8:00pm.  Refreshments and child care provided. 

Register online here!