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Connect, Resource & Inspire

Edition 114, March 2016

The links will take you to Resourcing Mission, unless otherwise stated.
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Conferences/Events
2016 Vision Days
Imagine church for those who don't 'do' church. Come and explore new ways of building Church. Vision Day flyer.

Linlithgow - 23 April 2016 - Booking is now open.
Learning Disabilities Conference
Exploring Call in our Communities of Belonging

Dundee - 4 June 2016 - Booking is now open.
Going for Growth Summer School
'The map is not the territory'
Download the flyer

 
Dundee - 6-9 June 2016 - Booking is now open.
Visit Resourcing Mission to find out more about:

Taiwan - 28 June - 17 July 2016 or Malawi - 3 - 7 August 2016
Resources
Future Focus Video FAQs
Take a look at the Future Focus Video FAQs if you're wondering if Future Focus is right for your congregation.
The Invisible Church
Learning from the experiences of churchless Christians.
Are you concerned for the health of the Church... discouraged by the decline of many congregations... a Christian, but not a church-goer? If your answer is ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then this book is for you.
Download the flyer for a pre-launch discount available until 21 May.
Daily Tweets
Mission and Discipleship and the Communications Dept. have teamed up to bring you daily worship tweets. If you haven't seen them already check out the Church of Scotland's Twitter feed or Facebook page.
New Learn Publication
Learning Disabilities: discussion starter is available to order and/or download from the Resourcing Mission shop. It provides a short article to read followed by a few questions for group discussion.
We hope you may be able to host a discussion within your Church. Please let us know if you do!
Learning Disabilities Working Group
The Learning Disabilities Working Group is seeking to develop contacts; one within each congregation of the Church. A few Churches responded to our request. You may be that contact! If so, thank you. If not, please check to see if your congregation has a contact. The nominated person will be asked to read a few communications each year and share and respond as appropriate. No special experience or expertise is required – just an interest. We also welcome contacts from friends who are not part of the Church of Scotland.
 
Funding
Mission & Discipleship Special Trusts

Special Trusts information is available on the Resourcing Mission funding pages.
COSY Collective Fund

Grants up to £200. Email Suzi Farrant for further information.

Go For It Fund

Small grants of up to £5000 and Main grants of up to £45,000 over three years are available.
Full programme of free learning events throughout 2016.
Book today for the last remaining places at the Go For It Mission & Leadership Development Course on 15 & 16 March, led by 3DM.

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