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Our Work- Projects

Your generous support allows us to continue these important projects that fuel the movement of progressive Christianity by informing our readership, collaborating with our partners in the movement, and by being the leading global portal for free Progressive Christian resources. 

 


 

Children’s Curriculum Project

Is your community searching for truly progressive, inter-spiritual, creative, feeling based curriculum for children? A Joyful Path offers behavior over belief curriculum that teaches God within all, inclusion, compassion, and self awareness. We are on our way to being able to offer a full 3 year curriculum for ages 6-10.  Currently we have two full year curricula completed and ready for use: A Joyful Path, Year One, Ages 6-10 and A Joyful Path, Year Two. A Joyful Path, Year Three in currently in production. A Joyful Path children’s curriculum is intelligent, creative, unique, inspiring, informative, earth and mysticism based and truly progressive. READ MORE

Liturgy Project

Our Liturgy Project will positively transform worship services in churches and local communities all over the world. The Liturgy Project has contacted hundreds of churches and individuals to collect a wide variety of litanies, hymn lyrics, dramas, chants, and art and design concepts. These materials have been organized and will be published on our website on a regular basis.  We will also send out a weekly liturgy email that anyone can sign up for that will offer 3 liturgical elements. READ MORE
 

Christian Reparations

In 2020 we are embarking on a journey as an organization and, we hope, as a movement. ProgressiveChristianity.org is starting the process of looking at the topic of Christian Reparations. We are beginning by hosting conversations with leaders, teachers, authors, theologians, scholars, restorative justice experts, communities of color, indigenous tribal leaders on how Christianity has been complicit in racism, the stealing of indigenous lands and causing harm to indigenous peoples, and in causing harm to Creation. We will be learning together how we can move into a place where we repent of being complicit in these harmful behaviors, ask forgiveness on behalf of our ourselves and our ancestors, and resolve to work toward healing and reparations. We will be co-creating 3 Resolution Statements on these that faith communities can adopt and display. Following that our goal is to create training materials for faith communities to use in their local areas. More info coming soon.
 

Local Groups

We believe that the future of an evolving faith may lie within small, intentional communities rather than large structured church settings that we find are dwindling by the day. While we fully support large churches and hope that they can transform enough to maintain and grow their membership, we are finding that smaller local groups, such as in home churches, study groups, and intentional communities are thriving. We want to offer the support for those groups to do so, with our local group guide, study guides, our liturgical resources, and our curriculum.  READ MORE
 

Pluralism Sunday

ProgressiveChristianity.org initiated this amazing yearly event with the help of Rev. Jim Burklo over 6 years ago. Since then, churches and communities around the world have been celebrating religious diversity and sharing their experiences with us. On the first Sunday in May (or other times during the year) churches around the world dedicate their worship to a celebration of our interfaith world. Progressive Christians thank God for religious diversity! We don’t claim that our religion is superior to all others.  We recognize that other religions can be as good for others as ours is for us.  We can grow closer to God and deeper in compassion—and we can understand our own traditions better—through a more intimate awareness of the world’s religions.  On Pluralism Sunday, churches celebrate elements of other world faiths in their sermons, litanies, and music; many feature speakers and singers from other faith traditions. READ MORE
 

Global Network of Progressive Christians

One of our main goals is to help create a global network of progressive Christians. We have many sister organizations around the world and we want to make sure that we are fostering those relationships and helping each other in any way we can. We have created a free international global directory to help build this network and we are making sure to share resources, support events, and spread the word about a progressive Christian global movement through the media, our website, and other avenues. With our Global Network you can find community and meaningful connections around the world. READ MORE
 

Progressing Spirit Online Magazine

With thousands of subscribers around the globe, Progressing Spirit is a leading outlet for an intelligent, inclusive, and pioneering exploration of today’s theological, spiritual, and social advancements.

On a weekly basis, Progressing Spirit challenges some of the world’s top thinkers to offer their best insights about what’s happening on the leading edge. Our commitment to subscribers is to continually deliver fresh, cutting edge, interesting, and thought provoking commentaries that you will find inspiring, insightful, and sometimes even challenging.

Whether it’s about what will happen with the currently declining Church, what new models of intentional spiritual community may look like, or how we take part in the quest for equality and inclusivity; these conversations and many more are deeply explored by best selling authors, social leaders, and cutting edge innovators. We look forward to having you in the conversation. READ MORE