Missional Engagement Initiative (MEI)


WHAT WE DO & LEARN TOGETHER – Practicing Resurrection!

Essential Practices Rooted & Grounded In Love For Powerfully Living Our Baptismal Covenant 

Overview of the Six Transformational Leadership Practices

Shared Story

Public Narrative Framework

Will you proclaim by word and example the Good News of God in Christ?

Recovering the traditional Christian discipline of testimony

To proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom


Shared Commitment

Identifying and Recruiting Leaders & Developing Relational Power

Will you seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving your neighbor as yourself?

Reframing the traditional Christian discipline of evangelism  through connection to one another around core values


Shared Community

Structuring for Strong Leadership Teams Practicing Discipleship

Will you continue in the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in the prayers?

Rebuilding the foundational Christian art of spiritual formation through holy and effective structures of belonging


Shared Strategy

Creativity for Developing Existing Resources & Using Godly Power to Engage God’s Mission

Will you persevere in resisting evil, and, whenever you fall into sin, repent and return to the Lord?

Rethinking the spiritual practice of partnering creatively with God’s mission for the reconciling and transformational journey of life together


Shared Action

Measurable Outcomes in Action that Develops Leadership and Obedience to the Living into the Baptismal Covenant & Prophetic Role of God’s People

Will you strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being?

 To respond to human need by loving service, to seek to transform unjust structures of society, and to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth

Reclaiming the essential prophetic identity of God’s people through the practice of doing justice, loving kindness, and walking humbly with God


Shared Guidance & Awakened Hearts

Effectively Increasing Parishes’ Capacity for Transformational Lay Leadership and Mission – Developing Spiritual Leaders for God’s Dream of a Just and Reconciled Creation

Let us join with those who are committing themselves to Christ and renew our own baptismal covenant!

Recreating the Christian spiritual discipline of corporate guidance, mentoring and coaching one another

MEI Outcomes

2017-9-5 MEI Year End report draft in-progress

Missional Projects Celebration Videos of Teams sharing their project stories, April 22, 2017

South Pittsburgh, TN Sewanee, TN
Cowan, TN Decatur, AL
Huntsville, AL Sherwood, TN
Cullman, AL Murfreesboro, TN
Fayettville, AL &