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02: Lay Leadership in Societies

Of all the factors contingent to growth, the quality and style of lay leadership may be the most significant..  Lay Leaders usually carry the burden of management  and as such often determine the welcoming character of the Society,   along with shouldering the burden of  fiscal responsibility.   The American Ethical Union and the National Leaders Council  have already  prioritized this area by the creation of lay leader Summer Schools and  the… Read More »

12 Keys to Effective Congregations

Adapted to humanistic language appropriate to Ethical Societies, the following are the 12 keys to congregational growth, according to this model: One major effective outreach program: building a more humane world in the broader community One-to-one relationship-building within the Ethical Society: help and hope for human hurts, connection with members and friends of the Ethical Society Sunday platform meetings that are warm and welcoming, intellectually stimulating and encouraging of ethical… Read More »