Parish Collective supports neighborhood churches, missional communities, and any group of Christ-followers desiring to be faithfully present in their neighborhood on behalf of parish renewal. People from neighborhoods up and down the West Coast are joining in on behalf of parish renewal. If you are part of a church, missional group, faith-based org, community development association, […]
Care about your neighborhood? Add yourself as a Parish Collaborator and share in street-level renewal. Adding yourself to Parish Collective’s geo-directory takes 30 seconds. Once you are on the map you will be connected to others who are practicing being the church in your neighborhood and the neighborhoods near you. You will also be linked with an ever-growing circle of collaborators around the world who are practicing church that is rooted in neighborhoods and linked across cities.
Whenever a group decides to join the Spirit’s work of reconciliation and renewal alongside other neighborhood partners they are called Parish Initiatives. The members of Parish Initiatives develop postures and practices for becoming present in their neighborhood and participating in what the Spirit is up to there. This means discerning, supporting, and collaborating together on projects […]
Several cities have already begun the Parish Collective process. These cities have a team of organizers that have convened parish leaders and practitioners together to meet face-to-face in order share best practices, create connections, and support the movement towards a more local and embodied way of being the church in everyday life. If that […]
Parish Collective has developed unique training and consulting formats in partnership with a variety of non-profits, academic institutions, and Parish Collective churches and groups. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire regarding speaking, consulting, salons, charrettes, and other training interests.
There is a tectonic shift happening under the surface of the church in North America. Parishioners are returning to the parish. The greater our individual mobility extends, the greater the world’s longing and need for a faith that can be lived out collectively – where we can be present… where there is an embodied practice… where […]