Forward in Hope Saying Amen to Lay Ecclesial Ministry
By Bishop Matthew Clark
A long-time advocate of lay ecclesial ministry, Bishop Matthew Clark offers his vast theological knowledge and engaging stories from years of ministry to make this an informative and accessible read for anyone called to leadership in today's Catholic Church. Forward in Hope examines the ever-growing significance of lay ecclesial ministry and the way it is changing the face of the Church.
Format: Quality Paperback Pages: 128 Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 ISBN: 1-59471-191-7 Published: Nov 2009
Price $11.95 ($10.75 for NALM Members)
The National Certification Standards for Pastoral Ministerson sale $4.99
That Ministries May Flourish: Formational Resources for Using the National Certification Standards for Lay Ecclesial Ministers
A superb tool for ministry formation programs everywhere! This resource includes Standards-based self-evaluations for ministry students, prayer experiences, program self-evaluations and much more! Groups needing further formation or individuals seeking more familiarity with the Standards can benefit from this resource. There is a section specific to the Standards for Pastoral Ministers. Resources are reproducible for use in your program. Binder includes a CD and paper copies of all materials!
Three-ring binder, plus CD 100 pages ISBN 0-9765182-1-X
$47.50 ($42.75 for members)
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National Certification Standards for Lay Ecclesial Ministers (2006 expanded edition)
The Official Standards
This resource provides a common vision for lay ministry formation, bringing clarity and definition to these pastoral roles. It identifies five core standards, the common and specialized competencies, and codes of ethics for lay ecclesial ministers.
Developed by NALM, NCCL, NFCYM, and NPM and approved by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Commission on Certification and Accreditation. A bilingual English/Spanish flip book.
$14.95 (members $13.95)
A Study Guide for Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord
This study guide is designed to be used hand-in-hand with Co-Workers to break it open and incorporate it into our ministerial lives. Ideal for group discussion or individual reflection.
Paperback Compact 4 x 8.5 inch format 16 pages ISBN 0-9765182-1-X $4.99
Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord A Resource for Guiding the Development of Lay Ecclesial Ministry: A Statement of the United States of Conference of Catholic Bishops
Co-workers in the Vineyard of the Lord offers:
pastoral and theological reflections on the reality of lay ecclesial ministry
affirmation for those working as lay ministers
synthesis of the best thinking and practice in ministry.
It is a resource for those who are responsible for guiding the development of lay ecclesial ministry in the United States.
Paperback 6.25 x 9 inch format 68 pages ISBN 1-57455-724-6 $9.95 ($8.95 for NALM member)
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