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The Resource Creating small church communities : a plan for restructuring the parish and renewing parish life, Arthur R. Baranowski

Creating small church communities : a plan for restructuring the parish and renewing parish life, Arthur R. Baranowski

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Creating small church communities : a plan for restructuring the parish and renewing parish life
Title
Creating small church communities
Title remainder
a plan for restructuring the parish and renewing parish life
Statement of responsibility
Arthur R. Baranowski
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Language
eng
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Baranowski, Arthur R
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BX2347.7
LC item number
.B35 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • O'Reilly, Kathleen M
  • Piro, Carrie M
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  • St. Elizabeth Seton (Church : Troy, Mich.)
  • St. Elizabeth Seton (Church : Troy, Mich.)
  • Basic Christian communities
  • Church renewal
  • Troy (Mich.)
  • Basic Christian communities
  • Church renewal
  • Michigan
Label
Creating small church communities : a plan for restructuring the parish and renewing parish life, Arthur R. Baranowski
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 101-104)
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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Contents
INTRODUCTION: WHY CHANGE YOUR PARISH? -- Why Restructure? -- The Why of a Parish -- RCIA -- A Model for Being Catholic -- Being Who We Are Better -- Looking to Our Past -- CHAPTER ONE: A NEW WAY TO BE CHURCH -- Levels of Belonging -- A Total Approach to Parish -- The Pastoral Bridge -- 'You Brought Us Together' -- Summing Up -- CHAPTER TWO: FROM VISION TO REALITY IN YOUR PARISH -- A Three-Phase Process -- A Long-Term Commitment -- First Steps -- Identifying Key People/Forming a Core Team -- Assessing Your Parish -- Starting With the Experience -- Including Several Area Parishes -- Starting Small and Setting Realistic Goals -- Coloring the Parish -- Leading Consistently -- CHAPTER THREE: FROM SMALL GROUPS TOWARD SMALL CHURCH COMMUNITIES -- Groups: Getting Started -- Motivating Parishioners -- Phase One: Focus on Belonging -- Phase Two: Praying Alone and Together -- The Pastoral Link -- Keeping Pastoral Facilitators a Top Priority -- A Word to Priests -- Selecting Pastoral Facilitators -- Formation of PFs -- Summing Up -- A Caution -- CHAPTER FIVE: BEING CHURCH FOR THE LONG HAUL -- Phase Three: Owning the Church's Story -- Getting Good Focus Questions -- Getting Even Smaller -- Naming the Experience, Evaluating the Progress -- The Two-Hour Format for the Small Church Community -- Hand-Holding or Out-Reaching -- Ordinary Life and Everyday Care -- Large Church / Small Church -- Why Some Communities Disband -- CHAPTER SIX: THE OTHER 75 PERCENT -- A Balancing Act -- An Investment in the Future -- The Discipline of Priorities -- What About the Children? -- CONCLUSION: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? -- How to Begin -- APPRENDICES -- A: Bibliography -- B: Basic Principles for a Small-Group Agreement or Contract -- C: Sample Evaluations -- D: Review of Life -- E: Stages of Group Development (Psychological)
Control code
36641080
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
3rd rev. ed.
Extent
x, 109 pages
Isbn
9780867162752
Lccn
97120569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)36641080
Label
Creating small church communities : a plan for restructuring the parish and renewing parish life, Arthur R. Baranowski
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 101-104)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION: WHY CHANGE YOUR PARISH? -- Why Restructure? -- The Why of a Parish -- RCIA -- A Model for Being Catholic -- Being Who We Are Better -- Looking to Our Past -- CHAPTER ONE: A NEW WAY TO BE CHURCH -- Levels of Belonging -- A Total Approach to Parish -- The Pastoral Bridge -- 'You Brought Us Together' -- Summing Up -- CHAPTER TWO: FROM VISION TO REALITY IN YOUR PARISH -- A Three-Phase Process -- A Long-Term Commitment -- First Steps -- Identifying Key People/Forming a Core Team -- Assessing Your Parish -- Starting With the Experience -- Including Several Area Parishes -- Starting Small and Setting Realistic Goals -- Coloring the Parish -- Leading Consistently -- CHAPTER THREE: FROM SMALL GROUPS TOWARD SMALL CHURCH COMMUNITIES -- Groups: Getting Started -- Motivating Parishioners -- Phase One: Focus on Belonging -- Phase Two: Praying Alone and Together -- The Pastoral Link -- Keeping Pastoral Facilitators a Top Priority -- A Word to Priests -- Selecting Pastoral Facilitators -- Formation of PFs -- Summing Up -- A Caution -- CHAPTER FIVE: BEING CHURCH FOR THE LONG HAUL -- Phase Three: Owning the Church's Story -- Getting Good Focus Questions -- Getting Even Smaller -- Naming the Experience, Evaluating the Progress -- The Two-Hour Format for the Small Church Community -- Hand-Holding or Out-Reaching -- Ordinary Life and Everyday Care -- Large Church / Small Church -- Why Some Communities Disband -- CHAPTER SIX: THE OTHER 75 PERCENT -- A Balancing Act -- An Investment in the Future -- The Discipline of Priorities -- What About the Children? -- CONCLUSION: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? -- How to Begin -- APPRENDICES -- A: Bibliography -- B: Basic Principles for a Small-Group Agreement or Contract -- C: Sample Evaluations -- D: Review of Life -- E: Stages of Group Development (Psychological)
Control code
36641080
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
3rd rev. ed.
Extent
x, 109 pages
Isbn
9780867162752
Lccn
97120569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)36641080
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