Developing and Implementing a Church Membership Curriculum for Encounter Church in Westwood, Massachusetts
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This project seeks to provide a transformational church membership curriculum for Encounter Church, a church plant in a New England context. Chapter 1 presents the purpose, goals, cultural context, rationale, definitions, and limitations of the project. Chapter 2 discusses the biblical and theological justification for church membership curriculum, utilizing four passages of scripture from both the Old and New Testaments that present a model for spiritual formation for individuals entering into covenant with God. Chapter 3 explores the processes around employee culture and training from several successful businesses in order to glean best practices for developing people who model the mission and mindset of their founder. Chapter 4 outlines the weekly process for developing and then teaching the curriculum to the core team of the church. Chapter 5 provides an evaluation of the project’s goals, personal reflections and modifications that can be made for future implementation.