Below is a listing of Programs & Initiatives being practiced by congregations throughout the district. These congregations are making themselves available to you as a ministry resource. Please contact them to partner with them in ministry or receive information about these types of ministries.
Marriage & Family
Prepare/Enrich Pre-marital Inventory
Pathway Community Church
Fort Wayne, IN
Ron Williams is the Sr. Pastor of Pathway Community Church and a trainer in the use of the Prepare/Enrich inventory.
Throughout the year Ron offers a Certification Seminar for use of the program in your ministry. Ron offers a discount for Missionary Church members.
For a free information sheet click here.
To register for a training event click here.
Click here to visit Pathway's website and receive additional information.
Simple Church, by Thom Rainer and Eric Geiger (B&H Publishing Group: Nashville, TN) 2006
FREE Youth Worker Resources
These books are available on a "first come first served" basis. If you would like one of these resources, call Sarah Lawrence.
SacredSpace, by Dan Kimball and Lilly Lewin (Youth Specialties: Zondervan) 2008
The Complete New Testament Resource for Youth Workers, Volume 1, Jack Crabtree, Editor (Youth Specialties: Zondervan) 2009
Better Safe Than Sued, by Jack Crabtree (Youth Specialties: Zondervan) 2008
Getting Fired for the Glory of God, by Karla Yaconelli (Youth Specialties: Zondervan) 2008
Opposite Day, Upside-Down Questions to Keep Teenagers Talking and Listening, by Brooklyn Lindsey (Youth Specialties: Zondervan) 2009
Bored With God, by Sean Dunn (InterVarsity Press) 2004
You Can! 90 Coaching Moments to the Faith You've Always Wanted, by Sean Dunn (Groundwire) 2009
Following Jesus into College and Beyond, by Jeff Baxter (Zondervan) 2009
Refuel, An Uncomplicated Guide to Connecting with God, by Doug Fields (Thomas Nelson) 2008
Wonder, Fear, and Longing, A Book of Prayers, by Mark Yaconelli (Zondervan) 2009
What Do I Do When Teenagers Deal With Death? by Dr. Steven Gerali (Youth Specialties: Zondervan) 2009
What Do I Do When Teenagers Encounter Bullying and Violence? by Dr. Steven Gerali (Youth Specialties: Zondervan) 2009