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Congregational Life: Leaders & Outreach: Meetings

tools for empowering leadership, developing joyful, informed volunteers and supporting effective teams which strengthen outreach and hospitality


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Krista Tippett interviews Priya Parker, author of The Art of Gathering, in Remaking Gathering: Entering the Mess, Crossing the Thresholds


Three people sitting in chairs sharing ideas in a meeting.

Prayers for Beginning a Meeting or Gathering

Those of us in ministry are often in search of opening prayers for beginning a meeting or event. Here are four recommendations from the Lifelong Learning team.

Do you have a favorite opening prayer? Send us an email and we’ll consider adding it to the post!

In Our Library

The Circle Way     This Is How We Begin / devotionals and prayers to start meetings (COVER)