About Vital Ministry Journey

Discipleship Ministries is committed to locating and networking churches that want to live into God’s fullest vision for the church.

The Vital Ministry Journey involves:
  • Bible study and prayer
  • Storytelling and holy listening
  • Spiritual gifts and formation
  • Strategic spiritual ministry and mission
  • Coaching and Spiritual Direction
  • Resourcing for congregational leaders
  • District and congregational sponsorship

God is at work in local communities and congregations. Our task is to discover that work and build partnerships to share this "good news."

Vital Ministry Journey news


Tools for Vital Ministry Journey include new Bible study resources
(May 1, 2013)
Congregational Life Ministries of the Church of the Brethren is making available a set of Bible study tools for congregations and districts embarking on the Vital Ministry Journey. Three Bible studies have been published as paperback booklets.
Board sees new congregational survey tool, names at-large member, among other business
(March 15, 2013)
Mission and Ministry Board members got a glimpse of a new congregational survey that will be part of the Vital Ministry Journey for churches and districts, named a new at-large member pending affirmation at Annual Conference, reviewed financial reports from 2012, and made a small change to the 2013 budget among other business at the spring meeting.
Vital Ministry Journey now open to all congregations, districts
(November 27, 2012)
Initially developed with Middle Pennsylvania District, the new Vital Ministry Journey is being considered by several other districts and congregations across the denomination. An emerging effort of Congregational Life Ministries, Vital Ministry Journey is a way for denominational staff to partner with congregations and districts toward holistic health.
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