The resources shown below were used at the October 23 - 25, 2009 Fall Gathering and/or
offered in support of other activities in the 2009-2010 Casting Your Nets year.
If you are interested in learning more about how the Casting Your Nets initiative
might help your congregation reach out to and serve others in your community, please contact
one of our Casting Your Nets consultants:
Southeast Region - Bonnie Miller - 914-997-7322 or Bonni333@aol.com
Upstate Region - Marcia Tolman - 518-374-4114 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Western Region - Lex Liberatore - 585-591-2705 or
Maybe Hospitality is..."What It's All About"
Ron's October 24, 2009 outline.
Outline for Fellowship Action Plan.
Carol Giordano, NY Conference Minister for Stewardship, Management and Development,
welcomes opportunities to
meet with churches and groups of churches to help them nurture the generosity of their members.
She can be reached by phone at 315-446-3073 or by e-mail at
She has developed resources which can be found on
the New York Conference web site.
Outline for Generosity Action Plan.
Ron Buford developed this talent worksheet
which he encourages us to adapt to our own uses.
God Is Still Speaking Pew Pad - Here is a sample of a pew pad which can be
ordered by calling UCC Resources at 1-800-537-3394.
Outline for Invitation Action Plan
Workshop leader Lex Liberatore recommends these books:
52 Ways to Ignite Your Congregation: Practical Hospitality by Randy Hammer
Consider the possibility that young adults in your congregation might wish to join the
mission opportunity in South Africa July 29 - August 12, 2010. Details are found at
I Refuse to Lead a Dying Church by Paul Nixon
Governance and Ministry by Dan Hotchkiss
Christianity for the Rest of Us by Diana Butler Bass
Outline for Misssion Action Plan.
"O Come, O Come, Emanuel" - Stewardship of the Earth Version
Elements to consider in thinking about a worship service.
Imaginative ways to consider prayer.
Worship Workshop Session 1 - October 24, 2009 - with participant feed-back.
Worship Workshop Session 2 - October 24, 2009 - with participant feed-back.
Worship Workshop Session 3 - October 24, 2009.
Worship Workshop Session 4 - October 24, 2009.
E-Mail Amy Barlow Liberatore at
email@example.com for the full music of The Work of Many Hands
or other work she has composed.
Outline for Worship Action Plan.
Implementing Casting Your Nets
Introduction to Casting Your Nets
Mission Vision Assignment - An Initiative for
Net Increase in Mission, Members and Money
To subscribe to the UCC daily devotionals to which our Worship Leader Maren Tirabassi
Keep up with the excitement of our denomination, now led by "our own" Geoffrey Black.
Subscribe to the weekly "Keeping You ePosted" e-zine by visiting
Benefit from the resources of the UCC Congregational Vitality initiative
which can be found at
Consider the resources of the Alban Institute whose web site is
http://www.alban.org/. They offer a free
weekly newsletter to which you can subscribe at
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