The Art of Hosting

February 2011 Blog Posts (3)

A hosted experiment in community...

An interesting experiment has been taking place in Melbourne, Australia around the creation of generative spaces for strengthening neighbourhoods and tackling challenging issues.


The experiment was started, perhaps rather unexpectedly, by a church but most decidedly it was not an attempt to try draw people “into the institution.” Instead it asked how might we create more neighbourhood spaces for authentic engagement, person to person? It worked on the assumption that we can…


Added by Adrian Pyle on February 25, 2011 at 1:28am — 2 Comments

Thank you all!

Thank you all for showing up fully!

Added by Kara Stonehouse on February 6, 2011 at 8:40pm — 1 Comment

Art of Hosting Song

For one of our recent AoH Practice days I trained this song with a little spontaneous choir, so we could sing it together with the whole group as a check-out activity. It had a really good effect, and the participants asked to do it over and over...The good thing was the melody everyone knew, so pleople could really join in and open up to the words. After a day like this the content connection did the rest...


So here is the text for alterations and adaptations to any…


Added by Ursula Hillbrand on February 1, 2011 at 12:58pm — 2 Comments


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