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“Healing Ministries” Consultation presentations by Willard Swartley

Presentation on healing
Presentation on homosexuality

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Pastoral Consultation: Same-Gender Attraction, Relationships, Lifestyle resources

“A Church Worthy of Its Calling” – Phil Kniss (Sermon notes)
“A Church Worthy of Its Calling” – Phil Kniss (Soundcloud audio)
“Framing the Issue of ‘Forbearance’ and ‘Membership Guidelines'” – Panel Discussion (Soundcloud audio)
Panel notes – Harold Miller
Panel notes – Spencer Bradford
Devotional – David Mishler
“Six Christian Views of Homosexuality” – Nancy Heisey presentation
“Hopes, Challenges and Next Steps for VMC” – David Brubaker
“Leas’ Five Levels of Conflict” – David Brubaker

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Presentations from Credentialed Leaders Consultation on “Broken Boundaries”
Biblical Theological Perspectives on Harm in the Community of Faith by Lonnie Yoder (PDF)

Restorative Approaches to Victims and Survivors by Melody Pannell (PDF)

Restorative Approaches to Offenders/Ex-Offenders by Gregory Winship (PDF)

Restorative Approaches to Broken Boundaries in Congregational Life: How Congregations Can Respond Restoratively by Carl Stauffer (PPT)

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Workshop slides from Small Church Big Impact event
Small Church.Big Impact Workshop 1: Doing Theology as Thriving Base Communities

Small Church Big Impact Workshop 2: Developing a Mission Culture

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Credentialing forms and documents
The documents needed for beginning or continuing the credentialing process in Virginia Mennonite Conference.

Resources for congregations and leaders
Pastor’s salary forms and recommendations, external resources, Corinthian Plan, reporting forms, Leadership development, and Ministerial Training & Trust Fund application.

Statements and resolutions
Constitution & Bylaws, Conference Council, Congregational Life Commission and Faith & Life Commission documents.

Delegates’ Documents
Documents related to delegates’ agenda, handouts, and minutes of meetings.

Grants
Various grants for those eligible in ministerial leadership.

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Biennial Review Form for Special Ministries