What must I do to be the leader God is calling me to be?
Hope Partnership for Missional Transformation, an ecumenical ministry with founding roots in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is committed to empowering and equipping congregations and their clergy and lay leaders to do God’s mission how and where they are called to serve.
Why Hope Partnership? These partners share their answers here.
Our ministry partner Disciples Church Extension Fund is hiring for the position of Building and Capital Services Advisor. For more information, click here.
Please send all inquiries, cover letters and resumes to Ellen Mitchell by January 27, 2017.
New Beginnings success story
What happens when a congregation focuses on what God is calling them to do and be in this time and place, instead of focusing on money and membership? Shawnee Park Community Christian Church happens! View their story about how they answered God’s call and found vitality and new purpose in a leased Holy Place, where they do ministry that makes a difference in people’s lives:
“What is God calling our congregation to do and be in this time and this place?” Hope Partnership’s New Beginnings Assessment Service helps congregations assess their strengths and opportunities as they seek to answer this question.Start Your New Beginning Now
New church movement has new leader
Hope Partnership is pleased to announce that Terrell McTyer is joining the ministry as minister of New Church Strategies, effective August 1, 2016. Terrell will have oversight for the recruitment, assessment and equipping of new church leaders and will be responsible for Hope Partnership’s Leadership Academy and other training activities.
Declaring that participation in Leadership Academy was transformative for him, Terrell felt called to start Manifestation Christian Center in the Kansas City area in 2014, which was recently named the 2016 Outstanding Mission Partner for restart Transitional Housing Facility via One STEP Worldwide Ministries. Terrell is also the chair for the new church ministry effort for the Greater Kansas City Region, for which he developed a strategic plan for teaching, equipping and multiplying new pastors and churches and where he has been influential in helping several new churches begin to affiliate with the Disciples of Christ. Read more about Terrell.