Author: Purna Chandra JenaPublisher: ISPCKYear: 2005Language: EnglishPages: 130ISBN/UPC (if available): 817214833X
This book is based on the Workshops conducted in the past and a Study done in different congregations all over the country. The book emphasizes that the local congregation is the lay movement, which is the Hope of Indian Church. When the local congregations engage themselves in the fourfold ministry, i e Worship, Nurture, Witness and Service, with active participation of the least of the members and facilitated by the Pastors, they become effective in their ministry in fulfilling the mission of God.
PREFACECHAPTER IIntroductionCHAPTER IIThe Church TodayReport of Congregational Empowerment WorkshopsThe Church of the 21st CenturyCHAPTER IIIFaith ReflectionsCHAPTER IVSuggestionsConclusionAPPENDIXConfession of Faith, Aims and Objectives of the Churches