Other Books

You can obtain the following books and monographs through the Congregational Life Centre. Phone us at 780-619-0386.

100 Ways to be the Church

by Clair Woodbury.
Four possible Lifestyles, five possible Decision-making methods, and five possible Faith Stances that we bring to the church create 100 ways to be the church. This model will help members to better understand the dynamics of their congregation, and to better communicate with each other.
Price: $12.00 CDN (includes postage & tax).

The Yes Factor

Edited by James A. Taylor. Compiled by Clair Woodbury.
The United Church Publishing House, 1996.
Churches burn down, congregations shrink, new neighbourhoods open up, community needs change, money is tight: how does a church respond: The Yes Factor profiles sixteen churches that beat the odds and met the challenges of today's shifting world
Price: $18.00 CDN (includes postage & tax).

Ministry as an Art

by Clark Saunders & Clair Woodbury
The United Church Publishing House, 1996
Short sharp chapters urge lay and clergy alike to take every aspect of ministry seriously enough to make it an art which speaks to the emotions and the soul as well as the intellect.
Price: $20.00 CDN (includes postage & tax).



A Model Interview

This monograph is designed to help a Search Committee select Ministry Personnel with gifts that meet the needs of a congregation. It includes a section on interviewing, and a model behaviour description interview that can be adapted to a particular congregation's needs.
$10 CDN (includes postage). Available in hardcopy or can be delivered as an e-mail attachment (Microsoft Word format).
"It brought out the strengths an
d weaknesses of the ministers we interviewed." Paul Read, Nova Scotia.

Called Into Being

A Practical guide for new and developing congregations by Clair Woodbury & Yvonne Stewart. This 240 page book summarized the results of the half million dollar research project at St. Stephen's College funded by Ventures in Mission of the United Church of Canada. IT contains "must know" information for any congregation that is starting up or undertaking a building program. Price: $20 CDN (includes postage).


To order any of the above, send us an e-mail. Tell us the title, number of books, and price as listed above. We will invoice you when we send the books. [email protected]

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