FUTURE CHURCH Initiative: Faithful Innovation Learning Communities (FILC) was initially presented to Presbytery in February 2020. It was an outcome of conversations between the Transition Think Tank, Luther Seminary, the Coordinating Council, and Presbytery staff. What is a FILC? Faithful Innovation Learning Communities help congregation members and leaders develop deeper connections with God, each other, and their neighbors.
FAITHFUL INNOVATION Learning Communities
Ideas, inspiration and tools for ministry.
Interactive workshops and ongoing coaching.
Pray, learn and journey together with other Foothills congregations.
Participating congregations will be discerning their unique answer to this question: “When you consider the gifts you have been givenand the needs of our world, what future do you imagine God isbringingforth in our midst?”
What is a Learning Community?
A learning community is a group of congregations who commit to one another in a learning experience. Through prayer, skill-building, action, and reflection they address their most pressing questions about the future.
How will my congregation Benefit?
Learn to discern and participate in God’s leading.
Deepen your congregation’s spirituality.
Build connections with other congregations.
Engage and inspire your membership.
Affirm that God has a vital role for your congregation to play.