What We Do

A Ministry of Make and Deepen Disciples

What We Do

Crescendo is an initiative of the Make and Deepen Disciples mission priority of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Crescendo casts a vision for missional discipleship among boomers and beyond by equipping leaders to develop a holistic, balanced approach. The framework of the ministry emphasizes the spiritual, physical, intellectual, community, emotional, and service dimensions of life.

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The following training events and coaching sessions are available. Contact us now to explore ways to introduce Crescendo in your setting.

BASIC CRESCENDO SEMINAR

Target audience: pastors, staff, church leaders and interested “boomers and beyond”

Timeframe: 3 hours plus breaks

Purpose: Explore opportunities, challenges, a framework for a wholistic ministry, and practical ideas for ministries by, with, and for Boomers and beyond.

Topics include:

  • Why Crescendo?
  • Biblical and Historical Reflections on Aging
  • Perceptions of Old
  • Generational Differences
  • A Holistic Framework
  • A Team Approach

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SPECIALIZED WORKSHOPS

Target Audience:  Boomers and beyond

Timeframe:  90 minutes plus break

Topics include:

  • Just Imagine! Living Your Next Season with Purpose and Passion
  • Crescendo:  Grow Deeper in Christ and Further in Mission
  • What Does the Lord Still Require of Us?
  • Mentoring for Multiple Generations
GENERAL COACHING

Target Audience:  Pastors, staff, church leaders, and Crescendo Ministry Team

Timeframe:  One-time or a series of sessions

Focus:  Visioning, planning, and implementing a Crescendo ministry

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SPECIALIZED COACHING

Target Audience: Boomers and beyond

Timeframe:  One time or a series of sessions

Focus:  Planning for the next phase of life, managing multiple transitions, developing cross-cultural relationships, caring for aging parents, navigating a multitude of legal and financial issues

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RESOURCES

Crescendo is committed to developing quality resources to serve both churches and individuals. These resources include CRESCENDO:  An Ascent to Vital Living, as well as a Six-session small group study to explore the SPICES dimensions of a holistic ministry. Available in English and Spanish.

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