Living Water Association

Community Engagement Toolbox

Changing the world—one neighborhood at a time!
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Framing the Work

Strong Communities

Strong communities are developed, not by fixing what is wrong, but by building on what is strong. We build strength by focusing on our shared assets, capacities, and abilities.

Resilient Communities

Resilient communities use their strengths, identities, histories, and cultural differences to adapt and respond to the physical challenges and social vulnerabilities of their community.

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    Beloved

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Beloved Communities

Beloved communities are local manifestations of a global theological vision, where every community member is treated as having sacred worth.

Our Approach

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    Place

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Place

Place-based ministries begin with a sense of place value, rootedness, connection, and equity. They are active expressions of faith within the context of communities committed to mutual flourishing. When communities have a firm sense of place, they can dream and dare to take risks together.

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    Art

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Art

Creativity fuels both the individual and social imagination. The use of art in ministry creates opportunities for tapping into a place’s unique character, having profound and wide-ranging impacts on the social, cultural, and economic life of our communities.

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    Story

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Story

Stories illuminate the relationships and connections between people and places. Stories turn places into spiritual curriculums for learning to live faithfully as participants in the unfolding of the Dream of God around us.

More Resources

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Contact Us

Rev. Michael Anthony Howard Profile Image

For more information about our
Faith in Action Ministries,
contact:

Rev. Michael Anthony Howard
Minister of Faith in Action
Living Water Association, ONE

e: michael.mfia@livingwaterone.org
p: 330.814.7663