Resource to Help Churches Engage Local Schools


Engaging Local Schools Video Tool Kit cover featuring a smiling student holding a textbookMany conferences and districts are encouraging churches to engage their local schools to connect with their communities. The Lewis Center for Church Leadership sponsored a conference on this topic and later developed a resource to guide congregations in considering questions that are critical to the success of a school-focused service initiative.

Engaging Local Schools provides models and best practices on subjects such as:

  • Why Schools Matter to the Church
  • Discerning a Vision for Supporting a Local School
  • Supplying Student Needs
  • Supporting and Affirming Teachers
  • Helping Students Succeed
  • Developing a Heart for the Needs of Children and Schools
  • Stories of Successful Partnerships

Engaging Local Schools is available on DVD/CD and download for $75.

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About Author

Dr. Lovett H. Weems, Jr.

Lovett H. Weems Jr. is senior consultant at the Lewis Center for Church Leadership, distinguished professor of church leadership emeritus at Wesley Theological Seminary, and author of several books on leadership.