You have accessed the recording and resources for the May 8th Second Saturdays to Shine event, “Building a Foundation for Change: Transforming a Congregation” with Rev. Dr. Amy LaCroix and Rev. Dr. Richard Hamm.

PowerPoint Presentations & Other Document Resources

The following links will open the PowerPoint presentations used in the session. All resources are in PDF format.

PowerPoint Presentations
Presentation Notes
Example Resources


The event recording is embedded below, or you may view it directly on YouTube. For your convenience, the event is divided into two sessions.

Going Deeper Resources

To follow is a book list to consider as you continue to gather resources for church transformation.
  • Another Way: Living and Leading Change on Purpose,

    authors – Stephen Lewis, Matthew Wesley Williams and Dori Grinenko Baker

  • Holy Conversations: strategic planning as a spiritual practice for congregations

    authors- Gil Rendle and Alice Mann

  • Organizing Church: Grassroots Practices for Embodying Change in Your Congregation, Your Community, and Our World

    authors – Tim Conder and Dan Rhodes

  • Toward A Hopeful Future: Why the Emergent Church is Good News for Mainline Congregations

    authors- Phil Snider & Emily Bowen

  • True Inclusion: Creating Communities of Embrace
    author – Brandon Robertson