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Me, John the Baptist, and the Future of Church

By Father Cathie Caimano | December 2, 2022

We all want change. But we don’t want to change anything. Maybe all it takes is listening to the raving prophets.

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Creative Minister of the Month – Daphne Reiley

By Father Cathie Caimano | September 28, 2022

Creative Ministers, doing and being church in new ways.

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We’re in the Resurrection business

By Father Cathie Caimano | September 21, 2022

Church may not seem like a business. But we offer something everyone needs.

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What we should learn in seminary

By Father Cathie Caimano | September 14, 2022

Seminary in the original meaning – a ‘seedbed’ for ideas.

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The road to church change goes by the parish administrator’s desk

By Father Cathie Caimano | August 24, 2022

The role of the parish administrator is changing – but maybe not in the ways we think, and maybe not towards technology.

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Why church won’t change

By Father Cathie Caimano | July 12, 2022

Those left in our church pews are the least likely to change.
Maybe we shouldn’t ask them to.

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Bring Church to People

By Father Cathie Caimano | June 21, 2022

People are no longer coming to church like they used to. The future of church is about bringing it to them.

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Go and Baptize

By Father Cathie Caimano | June 8, 2022

It’s time to take the energy we’re using to argue and use it to share the joy of the Gospel.

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Turning Digital Ministry Inside Out

By Father Cathie Caimano | May 18, 2022

Website, social media, streaming worship, newsletters. Instead of sending all your ministry content out (and not knowing who it’s reaching), a new platform lets you gather people into your own online community space. One of the fun things about being a Free Range Priest is that I get to try out new technology! Lots of…

What if there were no clergy?

What if there were no clergy?

By Father Cathie Caimano | April 7, 2022

If we stop paying – and stop ordaining – those set apart to bear the Scripture, sacraments, and traditions of the Christian faith, we will lose the faith.

10 ways to get paid

10 new ways to get paid for ministry

In this guide you will learn…

Why part-time is 2 Sundays a month

How to make one vocation out of multiple income streams

Why you don't have to choose between congregational and creative ministry