Category Archives: Emily Reece

On the Road Again

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

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Connectional Accountability: A Best Practice for Planting

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

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Are we Measuring the Right Things?

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?”

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Thankful to be a Female Leader in The United Methodist Church

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

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A New Perspective on March Madness

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

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Timing

by Emily Reece, Path 1 New Church Strategist You know the old saying, “Timing is everything.” I’ve been thinking a lot about that lately. Sitting in a jury waiting room, I passed time after being dismissed from one case, waiting … Continue reading

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Becoming a charter member of a new United Methodist congregation – twice

On the first day of autumn it seems appropriate to talk about new beginnings. Today marks a new beginning for me as I enter the world of blogging. Journaling, I’ve done – regularly – for about twenty years. Blogging? Now, … Continue reading

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