Sharing Leadership | A United Church of Christ Way of Being in Community (Drummond)
In a world that celebrates individual charisma and personal platform, how can the United Church of Christ’s ethos of shared leadership provide a countercultural message?
The UCC's structure and well-being depend upon shared leadership:
- between pastors and congregations,
- between churches and Associations/Conferences,
- between believers with diverse life experiences,
- across regions with varied histories.
That quality of collaboration is often understated – in contrast to the United Church of Christ’s more public pronouncements – yet the ethos of shared leadership may be one of the UCC’s greatest gifts to a secular world that is increasingly narrated by division and platform.
Praise for Sharing Leadership
- Willie James Jennings
- Barbara Brown Zikmund
About the Author
Sarah B. Drummond is a scholar, educator, and ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, currently serving as the Dean of Andover Newton Seminary at Yale Divinity School.
United Church Press
Paperback: 176 pages
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