What is the schedule for the New England Leap of Faith?
Although the minister and leadership of invited congregations are working now on arrangements to participate, the core Leap of Faith activities begin in August of 2013 and conclude in June of 2014.
- Feb 2013, Each congregation's leadership considers participating in Leap of Faith
- Mar 2013, Congregational Boards accept the invitation, approve the "Intent to Participate" statement, and begin budgeting for 2013-14 expenses
- Apr 2013, Congregations recruit travel teams and home teams
- Apr-Jul 2013, Various online learning opportunities prepare congregations to participate
- Aug 2013, Launch Conference in Burlington MA, Aug 16-18
- Sept 2013-Mar 2014, Exchange of site visits along with ongoing virtual conversations
- Apr-May 2014, Evaluation and General Assembly preparations
- Jun-2014, Celebration and presentations at GA in Providence, RI