Conducting an Offering of Letters (2016)

February 17, 2016

Part of the 2016 Offering of Letters: Survive and Thrive

A "how-to" guide for planning and implementing an Offering of Letters in your congregation or other faith community. Contains many tried-and-true instructions and tips on creating a successful letter-writing event.

Table of contents:

The Bible and the Offering of Letters

Organizing an Offering of Letters:

  • The Basics
  • Integrating Your Event into the Life of Your Congregation/Campus
  • Additional Tools to Help you Plan and Execute
  • Promoting Your Event
  • Conducting an Adult Forum or Workshop

Known informally as the "evergreen" booklet

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