Activity 3: Three Guidelines for Leaders
Activity time: 10 minutes
Materials for Activity
- Handout 1, System Thinking - Guidelines for Leaders
Preparation for Activity
- Copy Handout 1 for all participants.
- Arrange for three participants to read sections of the handout aloud.
Description of Activity
Distribute Handout 1. Read aloud the Steinke summary statement about system thinking. Then invite three volunteers to each read one of the guidelines.
Explain that the group will next look at their actual congregational issues and challenges from a system perspective. Suggest that they keep these guidelines in mind. Invite brief comments or questions about the handout.