Getting Started: Documents for learning more about RenewalWorks and helpful for sharing with parish leadership who are considering embarking on the RW process.

Documents: Materials used during the workshop process.

This is a preview of Footsteps. Hard copies of the full version may be purchased here through Forward Movement. Three hard copies are sent to churches that enroll in the RenewalWorks program.

Facilitator Guide Preview (full version included with sign-up)

Participant Workbook Preview (full version included with sign-up)

Workshop Template Posters
These templates are sized as 22″ x 28″ posters and ready to be printed at your local copy shop for use in the Workshop meetings.

Sample Vestry Report
This is an example of how a workshop team can report the outcomes of this process to their vestry.

Workshop Preparation Webinars:  Helpful for Facilitators, Clergy & Admins to view to in preparation for each workshop.

Lessons from Unlikely Sources
By Jay Sidebotham
The Anglican Theological Review Summer 2012 (Volume 94| Number 3)

More Lessons from Unlikely Sources
By Jay Sidebotham
The Anglican Theological Review Summer 2015 (Volume 97| Number 3)

Strength for the Journey
Introduction by Brian C. Taylor

Finding Our Way Again
By Brian McLaren

Called to Life
By Collegeville Institute

An Interview with Jay Sidebotham, Founder of RenewalWorks
From Abundant Times, Summer 2016, a publication of the Diocese of Western Massachusetts

Discipleship in the Episcopal Church Today
By Jay Sidebotham
From Episcopal Church Foundation, May 2017

The Questions We Ask
An introduction to the RenewalWorks process, based on a keynote address given by the Rev. Jay Sidebotham at the Convention of the Diocese of Washington, February 1, 2014.

Video – Evangelism Matters 2016:  Shape of the Jesus Movement
Lead by: Canon Stephanie Spellers and Jay Sidebotham


RenewalWorks for Me Resources

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