Pathway Out of Poverty - School-Church Partnership Resources

 

 

Pathway Out of Poverty Prayers

These are a set of prayers of blessing focused on students and staff at the local school. The prayers were created by Education Task Force member, Susan Smith.

One + One Handbook

One + One Partnership Handbook is a tool created by the North Texas Annual Conference that assists churches in building one on one relationships with children and families through local schools. The Partnership Handbook provides valuable information about how to start a partnership, engage volunteers and measure success. It also offers information regarding the dos and don’ts of forming a partnership.

Centennial UMC and Lincoln College Preparatory Academy Church-School Partnership

Church-School Partnership: Centennial UMC and Lincoln College Preparatory Academy from MoUMethodist on Vimeo.

Elsberry Church-School Partnership

Elsberry Church-School Partnership from MoUMethodist on Vimeo.

Quick Guide: The Mission-Minded Guide to School-Church Partnerships

An abbreviated guide to The Mission-Minded to Church and School Partnerships by Jake McGlothin

Partnership Profile

The Partnership Profile identifies key elements for developing school-church partnerships. Each descriptor offers measures to help local churches evaluate and determine the status of each key element in their school-church partnerships. Utilize this tool to gauge where your church is in developing a partnership that is based on relationship and not a transaction of goods.

Christian Community Development Association

A Christian organization dedicated to sharing the journey of seeing Christians fully engaged in the process of transformation in their communities.

Flood Gates by Sue Nilson Kibbey

Flood Gates is a practical “how-to” guide for pastors and church leaders who dream about releasing holy momentum in their current setting.

Slow Kingdom Coming by Kent Annan

Kent Annan shares practices he has learned that will encourage and help you to keep making a difference in the face of the world's challenging issues.

Tattoos on the Heart by Father Gregory Boyle

Tattoos on the Heart is a series of parables about kinship and redemption from pastor, activist, and renowned speaker, Father Gregory Boyle.

The Mission-Minded Guide to Church and School Partnerships by Jake McGlothin

The Mission-Minded Guide to Church and School Partnerships offers practical steps congregations can take to make a difference with the children in their community.

The Wealth of the Poor by Larry M. James

The Wealth of the Poor is a compelling memoir by an urban minister and community development practitioner with more than thirty years of experience in the field.

Touch by Pastor Rudy Rasmus

Touch is the amazing story of Rudy's life and ministry of grace that is changing lives daily.

Toxic Charity by Robert D. Lupton

In Toxic Charity, Lupton urges individuals, churches and organizations to step away from spontaneous, often destructive acts of compassion toward thoughtful paths to community development.

Undivided (Movie)

Undivided documents the true story of how a suburban church unites with at-risk Roosevelt High School - once Portland, Oregon’s most outstanding but now failing and slated for closure - to create a beautiful transformation for students, the school and the volunteers serving it.