Author Archives: Emily Reece
by Emily Reece, Path1 New Church Strategist Last week’s Path 1 e-newsletter publically welcomed Doug Ruffle to the Path 1 staff. Over the past few months, Doug has taken on many of the tasks I used to do for the … Continue reading
by Emily Reece, Path 1 New Church Strategist “They want to start a new church in Mt. Juliet. There’s a meeting this Sunday and you need to be there.” My involvement with Providence UMC began with this invitation from a … Continue reading
by Emily Reece, Path1 New Church Strategist As I continue to reflect on my experiences at the Exponential 2011 conference and in recent denominational meetings, I return, time and again, to the question, “Are we measuring the right things?”
by Emily Reece, Path1 New Church Strategist Having recently returned from the Exponential 2011 conference, I have much to ponder. This will be my first blog related to that event, but there will be others, as I process my thoughts and … Continue reading
by Emily Reece, Path 1 New Church Strategist As someone who grew up in Muncie, Indiana, I have a fondness for basketball that goes back many years. For me, it all started when Mom and Dad took the family to the state high … Continue reading
By Emily Reece, Path 1 New Church Strategist A few weeks ago, a young woman called Path 1 with questions about how church planting helps fulfill the mission of The United Methodist Church. Shortly thereafter, the Rev. Candace Lewis and … Continue reading
The latest Path 1 e-newsletter concerns Worshiping, one of seven key seasons in the life of a new church start.