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How will Millennials change the way we give?

How do we respond to the change that Millennials are bringing to the church? They are children of the information age: shunning chequing accounts for e-transfers, accessing for instant clarification rather than reading through reams of documents in an encyclopedia and touching base with friends via text and Instagram while avoiding telephone land-lines altogether. Continue reading

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Watch-wearing and pew-sitting

What did the lack of watch-wearing amongst the millennial generation have to say about their lack of church attendance? With the upcoming release of the ‘iwatch’ , do we need to rethink some of the assumptions that informed our ‘new models’ of ministry? Continue reading

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We have an opportunity to reach a new generation – will we take it?

There’s a new generation of parents coming to a church near you. Born between 1980 and 2000 Millennials are now coming into their own. Like every generation they tend to have a group persona, with definite characteristics. What has this got to do with Christian Education? Simply put, these are the people who will be coming to our youth and young adult groups; they are also becoming parents. If we are to welcome them into our congregations we need to understand what they are looking for and what is important to them. Continue reading

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