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"No rigid uniformity?" Music in the American Roman Catholic liturgy since the Second Vatican Council "That thy house may be filled": A study of earliest American Methodist lay worship leaders between 1766 and 1773: Philip Embury, Robert Strawbridge, Joseph Pilmore, and Francis Asbury "The Lord of the Rings" and the emerging generation: A study of the message and medium. J. R. R. Tolkien and Peter Jackson A character development ministry among adolescent African American males A journey of saying goodbye: Leading a parish from grief to celebration A little child shall lead them back to communion and community A ministry of comfort: An equipping project to care for the Luso -Brazilian community in Newark -NJ A ministry of reconnection by reviving the class leader system in Friendship A.M.E. Church: Empowering God's people for service and leadership through divine vision A mission minded church: Identifying mission worthy projects for global missions A mission of people, places and 'altared' spaces: From St. Stephen's on-the-Hill to St. Stephen's off-the-Hill A process for helping African American /Caribbean American widows: The funeral is over - Now what? A pulpit parable: Crafting and communicating symbol-story for semiotic change A self-psychological approach to the resolution of social conflict in South Korean society A theology of abundance: Fundraising in a multicultural community A trinity of love: The formation of Christian community in worship Acting Out Our Justice Prayers at St. Luke Baptist Church, New York, NY Adam come home: The renewed commitment of the church to encourage Black men to return to their faith community Akan Christology---an analysis of the Christologies of John Samuel Pobee and Kwame Bediako in conversation with the theology of Karl Barth Ambassadors at work: Deepening congregants' sense of Christ in community ministry Amputation: A case study in institutional culture of the treatment of limb loss An Orthodox Lutheran view of ecclesiology: A doctrinal and practical exchange between Valentin Ernst Loescher (1673--1749) and Joachim Lange (1670--1744) An ancient/future way to form Christian identity and calling in a postmodern world: Theory U and the Biblical and Christian tradition And they shall rise: Moving from good to dynamic ministry by strengthening relationships between Dorcas Ministries and the African-American Christian community of Cary, North Carolina Astonishing technological faith: Individuals can grow spiritually when Christian education is taught through distance learning Becoming alive with prayer: Connecting with God through a multi -faceted approach to prayer Becoming one body: Helping your story and my story become our stories Beyond charity and evangelism: A Christian ethical inquiry into the South Korean Protestant churches' socioeconomic and political responses to poverty in South Korea Beyond hospitality: Becoming family Breaking through the plate glass window - A social ethical study of racial profiling and violent innocence in Elizabeth, New Jersey Bridging the gap: Developing an alternative entry point for Christian formation at Church of the Servant United Methodist Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Building bridges: A diagnostic process for assessing and strengthening pastoral, congregational and personal relationships Building the church together: The role of the assembly as initiators in the Rite of Christian Initiation of adults C.L.O.W.N. Squad---learning to creatively love our wonderful neighbors Can Preaching Bring Back Lapsed Members While Welcoming New Members at Vine Memorial Baptist Church? Caring one for another: An interlacing module for merging members of independent churches into the Church of God of Prophecy Carry On Community Development Corporation there's no greater love Catching the fire: Empowering lay leaders to be catalysts for passionate collaboration in ministry Cha-ching! Seeking the jackpot in small group spirituality and evangelism in a casino culture of isolation and disconnect Charis: Emerging worship in an Episcopal church Christian hospitality in the age of mass incarceration: A way forward at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens Church in the Red Zone: Rekindling passion and purpose through contextual engagement Come, thou long -expected Jesus: Healing a wounded congregation through more spiritual and intentional worship Coming out Christian: A model of four foundational questions from the spiritual lives of LGBT people to clarify Christian identity and deepen spiritual maturity Communion beyond Sunday morning: Building faith and community at First Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, NC Congregational care at the crossroads: Resurrection of a faith community post mortem Congregational participation in worship: A study of the Korean Praise and Worship movement in the 1980s as a model for inspiring active participation Conversations in Holy Listening: Community development as a strategy for congregational growth Created to worship: Rescuing the local church from having a good time Creating a process to develop effective leaders at Cascade United Methodist Church Creating a shared vision for ministerial accountability at Fountain Baptist Church in Summit, New Jersey Dare to Pray, Dare to Be Church: The Impact of Liturgy on Ecclesiology Since Vatican II Deepening spirituality and widening reach: Growing progressive faith communities through intentionally inclusive affinity groups Deepening the welcome: Equipping the Christian Hospitality Vision Team members of the Concord Baptist Church of Christ in the ancient practice and contemporary planning of Christian hospitality Developing a curriculum for global mission with a special emphasis on peacemaking and interfaith dialogue Developing a governing document (constitution/by-laws) which connects us to our Christian vision and also keep us connected to our Baptist roots (congregational-governance) at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church in Winston Salem, North Carolina Developing a mentoring ministry to integrate previously incarcerated females into the Sanderford Road community -- Raleigh, North Carolina Developing a model for bereavement support for churches based on the pastoral services of Isabella Geriatric Center Developing a substance abuse prevention program for parents and youth Development and implementation of spiritual formation process for the "Asian American Ecumenical Church" in Cresskill, New Jersey Disability in the Methodist tradition: An exploratory study analyzing the understanding of and response to the disability rights movement by the General Conference of the UMC (1968-2004) Double talk: The duality of liberative and constrictive messages about social power and moral authority conveyed through black preaching EPIC worship for the Salvation Army Korean Community Church in London, United Kingdom Effective interim ministry in the American Baptist Churches of the Central Region Emerging churches leading with empathy. From people needs to God's mission at RETROchurch: Relate, Experience, Transmit, Respond, and Oxygenate, including a "Hope in Film" video experience for small groups Empowering the single women of Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church ages 25 to 50 to identify their spiritual gifts for use in the congregation Equipping 22nd century leaders: Developing fishers of humanity with strong effective knots in their nets Equipping the saints: Increasing the awareness of organ donation in the African-American community via the Union Ministry Fellowship Mars Hill AME Church, Lenoir, NC Et-Tell (Bethsaida): A study of the first century CE in the Galilee Ethnography of Healing, Religion and Reconstruction of Autobiography among Second-Generation Korean American Christians Evangelism in the postmodern context: Multicultural revitalization in the Presbyterian Church at Franklin Lakes Every member a minister? (Re)claiming the priesthood of all believers Examining the impact of integrated Christian activities for improving inter-generational relationships in Indian Pentecostal Churches Expanding Their Borders Expanding the culture of the church beyond its walls: Effective outreach for the 21st century journey Experiencing and expressing shalom as spiritual formation Exploring a new leadership approach for Ottawa Korean Methodist Church Exploring narratives in supernatural healing at Grace Church of God, Brooklyn, NY Exploring the Puritan methodology of church growth as a biblical model of church growth with the congregation of Second Reformed Church, Irvington, NJ Faith at the bottom of a lake: Religious perceptions of the city and nature after the 1997 Red River flood Faith in daily life: Strengthening the spiritual lives of men at Christ the King Lutheran Church Finding healing with the angel of the church For all generations: The experience and expression of intergenerational worship Forgiveness of sin outside of the Sacraments of Penance and Baptism in the Eastern and Western Churches From Corpus Christi to Spiritus Christi: The r/evolution of an independent Catholic church From sameness to multicultural: Lessons from the journey Gathered for worship and word: Scattered to witness to the world God's global table: Entering the multicultured reality of the global evangelical movement through the local context Harvest of joy and renewal: Creating an emergent faith community of Leetown UMC Healing prayer How can we grow?: Creating an intentionally welcoming and relational community How the "Ae Deul" second generation Korean Americans can become responsible Christian adults How to effectively engage in ministry with the millennial generation: Developing a contextualized intergenerational church through millennial outreach I Have Called You Friends: Toward relational ministry in a postmodern world: Practicing authentic Christian friendship Identity formation and the transformation of symbolic loss: A psychobiography of Ralph Waldo Emerson Identity to praxis: Parish narrative as liturgical bricolage Imaginative preaching: Preaching as more than just words Increasing worship attendance among formerly connected Generation Xers at Bushwick Parish United Methodist Church Intentional discipleship through small group ministry at Union Village United Methodist Church Intergenerational sharing in the African American church: Re-establishing the connection between the elders and the middle generation Joy soup for the chicken soul a journey for authenticity at Jesse Lee Memorial United Methodist Church Latent and manifest icons: Exploring creative and visual narratives of worship at Rockville Christian Church Let the little children come: The development of a hospice bereavement program for children Lex Liturgiae Inculturationis: A study of the Korean traditional rite of ancestral veneration and Korean Christian memorial rites Linking generations through a couples program at Korean Community Church of New Jersey Liturgical language: An Anglican perspective Living in Holy Saturday: Keeping balance of death and resurrection in United Methodist funerals Moving beyond a donut ministry: Enacting the law of hospitality Mt. Zion AME Church: Kindling community through service and conversation New Dawn: A psycho-social and mentoring approach to prevent high risk behaviors in Hispanic adolescents New member assimilation for the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church None of the lines outside apply: Strengthening community using online means of connectivity On the doorstep: A conversion from "mission" to "missional" On the survival of Mennonite community in modern-day America Open -source discipleship: Collaboration in youth ministry Paradise found: Creating a healthy atmosphere for Christian laughter at Paradise Church Passionate Christ: Kenosis, feminism, and desire Pastors and musicians: Utilizing the Psalms for relational ministry and moving from dissonance to dialogue at First Presbyterian Church, OKC Playing our prayers: Toward more embodied, participatory worship Pope John Paul II's papal encyclical "On Human Labor", solidarity's blueprint Practices in faith formation and discipleship towards the next generation church at Refuge Temple Church of God in Christ, Englewood, New Jersey Preparing for the harvest: Growing a vision of community within Bethel A.M.E. Church in Boonton, New Jersey Project reconciliation: Building stronger and healthier relationships in the Christian community Re-envisioning the mission and vision of Anderson Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church Reaching spiritual maturity through the teaching of sound doctrine of salvation using John Wesley as a model Recasting the vision of Virginia Hills Baptist Church through the utilization of property Rediscovering the New Testament Church: Exploring the concept of call at West Side Baptist Church, Wichita Kansas Responding to the voices of sweatshop workers: An ethical model for justice in the era of globalization Restoring Interest and Participation of Young Adult Tongans in the First United Methodist Church of San Bruno, California Returning to church: Psychoanalytic mourning theory and the rediscovery of faith in community Returning to our roots: Rediscovering the Methodist beliefs of covenant discipleship and sanctification Revisiting the rite of reconciliation: All may, some should, none must Revitalizing the mens ministry at Friendship Baptist Church establishing a new identity of Christian manhood Rites of passage for women in Evangelical Christianity: A theological and ritual analysis Sankofa, Aggiornamento and jubilee: Recalling yesterday, envisioning today and imagining tomorrow: Black Catholic lay women evangelizing the church Sarah laughed: Moving from a culture of survival to a culture of new life Secularization theory and black Protestantism: Patterns of differentiation in a contemporary black church Seeking sustainability for the St. Paul and Mountain Grove United Methodist churches utilizing a rural/agricultural model Sermons and the shaping of northern Methodist identities, 1885-1905 Shalom at Centre Square: The efficacy of prayer and its effectiveness in transforming a community Show yourself and be not ashamed: A call to the African American male for visibility Social Justice and the Church and Senior Pastor's Role in Providing Ministry to Meet Community Need Soul Food theology: The proclamation of health and wellness Spiritual formation in family/intimate groups through exploring---Where is God in the midst...? Spiritual formation journey with young adults: A postmodern approach to Wesleyan "band" Stories of faith: Evangelization through narrative Street vendors: Meeting the spiritual needs of people outside of the church through gatherings of friends Strengthening spiritual formation in Mt. Zion AME Church of Plainfield, New Jersey to include community missional goals and readiness Sunday dinner with Jesus: Toward a more sacramental spirituality Surviving the storm: Church online 24/7 Tangible expressions of the Lord's Love (TELL) project: Creating opportunities to build relationships with digital women to encourage a sense of belonging Teach us: Developing a model course in preparation for establishing a church institute curriculum at Canaan Baptist Church of Christ Teaching a church board how to play: How learning to play can strengthen a church board Telling our stories: people in a rural community uncovering spiritual strength Telling the deep stories freeing the soul and releasing the spirit The Acts 15 Initiative The Christian Center for Senior Citizens of East Harlem, N.Y. (the Spanish Harlem) The Hunger and Thirst for Justice: Barbershop Ministry Initiative---Shaping Heads for the Future The audible sacrament: The sacramentality of Gardner C. Taylor's preaching The cedar ministry at Bluestone Missionary Baptist Church The concept of Self and its implication for salvation in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Christianity The development of Babsang worship for the Korean Methodist Church of Queens The development of: Traditional, contemporary and blended styles of worship services The hortus conclusus: Marian iconography in the late Middle Ages The pilgrim and the banquet The quest for happiness: An analysis of Joshua Loth Liebman's "Peace of Mind" The ritualization of remembering the dead among the Christian Javanese: A study of liturgical contextualization in a Reformed church in Indonesia The theology post: An experiment in online local public theology Too busy to pray: Using application technology to connect those in need with those ready to pray Towards an ethics of Korean reunification Transformando Hyde Park United Methodist Church en una congregacion multicultural, diversa y con conciencia social Transforming Congregations to Engage Community from the Inside Out Transforming worship: The training of Worship Team for worship design Transitioning from a revivalist pattern to a liturgical pattern of worship at Bethlehem United Methodist Church for the season of Lent 2011 Using power walking small groups to connect the unchurched of Hampton Roads, Virginia to Total Life Christian Center Using social media to reconnect non active youth to First Reformed Church of Hasbrouck Heights Walking the labyrinth of our faith: From the frontier to the future Walking with God: Spirituality in the postmodern era We shall not be moved: Resistance to changes in Methodist leadership William Sloane Coffin, Jr: Preacher to America's conscience Words that cry out: Evoking passion and commitment through story You jes' wait a little: A comparison of the motif of hope in African American preaching during the slave and post-Civil War periods