Cascade Books publishes Roadmap to Renewal Revision

New version updates the previous and includes a study guide


Cascade Books published ROADMAP TO RENEWAL, Revised Edition with Study Guide, July 2017. You may order at a discount now. Go to:

COMING SOON! A Revised edition of Roadmap to Renewal is in the hands of editors at Cascade Books. The anticipated publication date is July 26, 2017. The book can now be ordered at Wipf & Stock. The new version will include e-pub and kindle versions in addition to the print edition.

Ministry Action Plan template
By filling this chart you will gain a Ministry Action Plan for the next three to five years.
CHART_A Design for a Process to Create a[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [38.5 KB]

See the Results of Churches that have used Roadmap to Renewal

Churches that have used the resource have given us permission to upload their results.  You can access these pdf files to see examples of Ministry Action Plans (MAPs) of churches who have gone through the process outlined in the book. 

Old First UMC's "Final Report to the Administrative Council"
Read about the results of using the ROADMAP process from Old First UMC, West Long Branch, NJ
FinalReportToCouncil Old First UMC West [...]
Adobe Acrobat document [99.0 KB]
Pemberton United Methodist Church's "Ministry Action Plan"
Read the results of using the ROADMAP process and the MAP created by Pemberton UMC.
Pemberton Ministry Action Plan 2011-2014[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [482.3 KB]
Emmanuel United Methodist Church's RTR Report
See the report that was presented and approved by the church after going through the ROADMAP process.
Emmanuel_Oaklyn_Roadmap to Renewal Repor[...]
Microsoft Word document [23.4 KB]
Chart for designing a "Ministry Action Plan"
This chart, which is on pages 78-79 in the book, shows the steps in the process for creating a MAP (Ministry Action Plan) from start to finish.
Chart online version.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [8.3 KB]


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