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The Strengthened Church

Learn how The Strengthened Church program increases active
engagement and spiritual commitment in our parishes.

 
Strengthened Church Workshop Registration
 
Strengthened Church Introductory Summits
May 28, 2014
Sacred Heart Church, Lacey
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

May 29, 2014
Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Everett
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

May 30, 2014
Archdiocese of Seattle, Isaac Orr Room
9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
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Strengthened Church Workshop - "Strengths Foundations: Understanding and Exploring Strengths"
May 28, 2014
Palisades Retreat Center, Federal Way, WA
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Strengthened Church Workshop - "Leading and Sustaining a Strengths Initiative in Your Parish"
May 29, 2014
Palisades Retreat Center, Federal Way, WA
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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The Strengthened Church
 
What is 'The Strengthened Church'?
Comprehensive overview
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Logistics and Training
Descriptive summary followed by detailed information
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Step-by-Step Guide
Quick reference guide for parish leaders
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ME25 and Empirical Data
Information about the Gallup Membership Engagement Survey and key indicators of spiritual health in parshes, including proven outcomes
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The Strengthened Church and Spiritual Commitment
How 'belonging leads to believing'

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Resources
 
Books: Living Your Strengths, Catholic Edition and Growing An Engaged Church
Discounts to parishes ordering in bulk!
Contact us for bulk orders of 'Living Your Strengths, Catholic Edition' in English or Spanish and 'Growing an Engaged Church'. Gallup Press.
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Parish Collaboration Resource for Strengths & Engagement
This resource list is meant to aid collaboration among Archdiocesan parishes regarding the implentation of the Strengthened Church initiative.
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'StrengthsQuest' Manual for Sacrament of Confirmation
A guide for Youth Ministers and Faith Formation leaders to supplement Confirmation preparation classes with a 'Strengths' focus, helping students to discover their calling and use their God-given talents in conjunction with the Gifts of the Holy Spirit.
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A Gold Mine of Talent
Article by Fr. Daniel Mahan, Marian University Center for Catholic Stewardship
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The Generous Heart
Website supporting engaged parishes and faith communities - Leisa Anslinger
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Gallup Faith Practice Webinars
Each quarter, Gallup's Faith Practice division hosts FREE webinars on applications of Strengths and Engagement in the context of Catholic parish life. See the bottom of Gallup's Faith event page for free upcoming webinars and to access recordings of past webinars.
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Join CSEC - the Online Catholic Strengths and Engagement Community!
Connect with other Catholics who are helping to building engagement and strengths development in their parishes. Network, learn and share ways to grow engagement in your parish!
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THANK YOU TO OUR SUNDAY VISITOR
We thank Our Sunday Visitor for their generous sponsorship toward priest leadership training in The Strengthened Church program, and urge our parishes to support this non-profit organization.
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