Of course, all this Unitarian Universalist Association emerging congregation talk belies another idea of an emerging church: one that challenges structures that don’t work. We’re a pretty conservative group when it comes to structures. Even resorting to a decades-old model as another option — the Fellowship movement — isn’t free of controversy. Kinda sad.
“Church of Scotland to invest in forms of ministry and mission”
The Church of Scotland is planning substantial financial investment in new forms of church life. At its upcoming General Assembly, the Kirk’s Ministries Council will outline plans to devote £1.5 million over five years to ’emerging ministries’.