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GenOn Elects New President and Vice President to Board

What Are Churches That Are Doing Sunday LIFT Saying About It?

Planning for Fall Faith Formation? 5 Great Reasons to Look at GenOn's Faith for Life Bible Study Curriculum

Anne Pankratz Retires as GenOn Board President

Update: Experts Help GenOn Envision Future of Intergenerational Church

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GenOn Elects New President and Vice President to Board

Posted by Liz Perraud at

GenOn Ministries is pleased to announce the election of two new officers to our board of directors. Beth A. Thompson of Minneapolis, Minnesota has been elected president and Jim Ryan of Worcester, Massachusetts vice president. Beth shares, “As president, I’m humbled by the opportunity to help lead this wonderful organization into the future as our board works to make significant transitions in support of intergenerational ministry.”    Other officers serving are secretary Tara Dew of El Reno, Oklahoma and treasurer Tom Kanavy of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Also on our board are Rev. Dean Lindsey (State College, Pennsylvania), John Roberto (Cheshire, Connecticut), Rev....

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What Are Churches That Are Doing Sunday LIFT Saying About It?

Posted by Liz Perraud at

MORE ABOUT SUNDAY LIFT Download our free Sunday LIFT "Why & How"   Order Sunday LIFT    Sunday LIFT is GenOn's intergenerational community building resource for Sunday mornings and beyond! Use discount code LIFTFALL2 here for 25% discount until July 30! What are the churches that are doing Sunday LIFT saying about it? “LIFT has met a need for our congregation as we seek to grow and reach out. We have people coming that never came to traditional Sunday school and our teens have opted to stay in LIFT rather than go back to their traditional group.” “The scriptures chosen for...

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Planning for Fall Faith Formation? 5 Great Reasons to Look at GenOn's Faith for Life Bible Study Curriculum

Posted by Suzie Lane at

GenOn Ministries’ believes that Bible study curriculum for young people is most effective in growing Christ-centered disciples when it… …is rooted in one or more Biblical passages. Faith for Life is. …provides opportunities for young people to express their faith through decision-making, relationships, service to others, worship, and personal devotional time. Faith for Life provides these opportunities. …reflects a keen awareness of varied faith formation settings. Faith for Life is written by Christian education leaders from various Christian denominations in a wide variety of settings. …is flexible, working in single or multi-graded groups, in a variety of timeframes and calendars,...

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Anne Pankratz Retires as GenOn Board President

Posted by Liz Perraud at

Eight years ago Anne Pankratz was invited to listen for a call from God to serve on the GenOn Board of Directors. We have been grateful ever since for her answer of “yes”! It wasn’t long before another call came to serve an even bigger role—as vice-president. And we were grateful again that she said, “yes.” And then again—as president. And she blessed us with her generous nature and strong leadership for four amazing years. She has served us all—fellow board members, staff, volunteers, local churches, and most of all God—with wisdom, courage, creativity, intelligence, and kindness. We thank her...

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Update: Experts Help GenOn Envision Future of Intergenerational Church

Posted by Liz Perraud at

Summary of the findings of the GenOn Ministries Advisory Council on the direction of intergenerational culture in the church.

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