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Council Chat Chapter 3

Welcome to episode 3 of Council Chat. If you need to catch up, you can check out the first two posts here and here. If you’ve never been to a council meeting, it is often pretty mundane stuff. Meetings are open to anyone who cares to attend, but we don’t get too many members  showing […]

Council Chat-Chapter 2

Would it surprise you to learn that every devoted follower of Christ does not agree on every issue? Would it surprise you to learn that not even every person that attends Effort agrees on everything? I know, right? And yet, God has put us together to advance His kingdom. Wouldn’t it be great to know we were […]

Council Chat-Chapter 1

So you want to be engaged and well informed about your church, but perhaps you find the idea of attending regular monthly Church Council meetings about as much fun as watching paint dry? Sure, you can read the minutes, but meeting minutes are primarily a record of action taken. They don’t really give you a […]