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Activity 3: Three Guidelines for Leaders (10 minutes), Workshop 10: Understanding Systems In Your Congregation

In "Harvest the Power," a Tapestry of Faith program

Materials for Activity

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.

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Last updated on Saturday, October 29, 2011.

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