Here's the situation: A good sized church (over 300 in attendance each Sunday) with a strong infrastructure of committees, boards, councils, and short-term common-interest groups is looking for ways…Continue
Started this conversation. Last reply by Amy Kay Watson Sep 24, 2012.
On the evening of May 19, members of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus gathered with friends to encounter "The Art of Developing Meaningful Conversations," the name given to the Art of Hosting at the church. (The name was selected by the first sponsoring body, the Leadership Development Committee, in order to appeal more directly to…Continue
Posted on May 20, 2012 at 5:30am
I've been talking with folks at my church about AoH and the compatibilities I see between it and the church's goals and values. As a result, a couple of things have happened so far.
The first and so-far biggest thing is that the leadership development committee asked me to do some leadership training drawing on the Art of Hosting body of knowledge. We formed a small core host team with myself and two others who are close friends of the church (not quite…Continue
Posted on February 18, 2012 at 4:54pm — 2 Comments
I've found a "mate" among my coworkers! *relief*. We had a design meeting today and prepared for a conference call with the rest of our team, which will take place tomorrow.
She had said something in a conference call yesterday that made me think that a hosted conversation and attention to harvest would help, so I offered to help her design the meeting. I sent her a handful of pages out of our AOH journal (the Columbus 2011 journal, pages 26-29, 42-45) to look over…Continue
Posted on January 5, 2012 at 6:30am