Worship for the Whole Community (Pt 2): Why It Matters, How It Will Help You

Perhaps you read about Rev. Kerry’s training and coaching opportunity, Worship for the Whole Community (and if you haven’t yet, please check it out!), and you thought, “Well, it sounds great, but this is a difficult time to take on … Continue reading

Worship for the Whole Community: Training & Coaching Opportunity

Why do people come to worship? What spiritual and human needs do your church’s worship experiences currently meet? What groups of people in your community are under-represented (or not represented at all) in your congregation? How can you more effectively … Continue reading

Rev. Kerry’s Alumni Interview for Iliff School of Theology

Last fall, the Alumni office of Iliff School of Theology interviewed Rev. Kerry about the formation of Sacred Stones Ministries and the experience of creating a new kind of ministry. The “alumni story” video posted was just a small fraction … Continue reading

Announcing “Stepping Stones”: Sacred Stones Ministries’ New Scholarship Fund

With a donation from board member Carl Cleveland, Sacred Stones Ministries has launched a new scholarship fund to enable small churches to participate in events or receive consulting services that would otherwise be out of their reach. Starting with Giving … Continue reading

Sacred Stones Ministries offers Denver youth their first mission trip, by Rev. Denise Bender

Sacred Stones Ministries offers Denver youth their first mission trip | by Rev. Denise Bender | Sacred Stones Ministries, Inc.

This story was originally published on RMCUMC.org on September 4, 2015. View the full story and photos. Sacred Stones Ministries, Inc., provided a week of mission from Aug. 10 to 14 for four Denver youth who had not been on … Continue reading

Building Understanding and Cultural Bridges: Adult Mission Trip to the Wind River Reservation

Sacred Stones Ministries invites adults, both clergy and laity, to join in a trip to Ft. Washakie, on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, this August. We will work on a variety of projects in the community while building relationships … Continue reading

Exciting Updates on Sacred Stones Ministries!

Friends and colleagues keep asking how Sacred Stones is doing, and I am always pleased to tell them how much interest people are expressing in our model of shared and supportive ministries. In fact, the response has been so positive … Continue reading

Engaging Youth in the Ministries and Mission of the Church, by Rev. Debra Juarez

Whether your church is small, medium or large, integrating youth into the overall life of your church grows them into connection and membership in your church and teaches lifelong practices of participation and discipleship. Youth bring the same variety of … Continue reading