Thriving Congregations Initiative

Reimagining Church

New Models for the 21st Century

Simsbury United Methodist Church

Simsbury, CT


Doing Church and Being Church: A Reflection on our First Semester

by Natalie Benson

Churches in our nation face the triple epidemics of the COVID crisis, racial and systemic injustice, and the climate crisis.

From Her First Holy Communion, to Reimagining the Future of the Church

by Eileen

Once upon a time, there was a little girl all dressed in white walking down the wide aisle of Christ the King Catholic Church to receive

Hope in the Midst of Dissonance

by Natalie Benson

I was raised in a tight-knit, Lutheran congregation in central Illinois.