Organizing the Church School; A Comprehensive Scheme for Religious Educational Activities for Children and Youth

Organizing the Church School; A Comprehensive Scheme for Religious Educational Activities for Children and Youth

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1923 edition. Excerpt: ...Unity. Each three-year cycle to be regarded as a unit administratively. The Principal is the organizing officer; the Departmental Council meets frequently to consider the manner in which each organization dealing with children of its three years is carrying forward its part of the program. This Council develops a detailed program, expanding that portion of the general program which belongs to it, so as to show in very careful and exact manner, what is to be done. The conferences in the Departmental Council study the lessons, activities, organization, every part of the work, and make suggestions to the Board as to changes. The Board has entire power to make changes, whether in types of organization, in activities or lessons or personnel. 3. Unity in Purpose. A sufficiently high purpose, clearly stated, constantly emphasized, worked into details of method, and made focal for the vision of all will do more than aught beside. A far-off splendid and realizable aim turns all in one direction. Churches and schools are crying for correlation as though it were something to drop from heaven, or from some board upon them. But it depends on them; it depends on knowing what they are doing; on doing what is worth knowing, on causing all to know what is to be done, and then on working out unified plans through sizable units, such as the departments, and localizing responsibility there. Chapter X ORGANIZATION BY SOCIAL EXPERIENCE GROUPS DEPARTMENTS In order to follow the plan of providing every person with the experience of life in a society practicing the Christian way it is necessary to form social groups that (i) shall be composed, within reasonable limits, of persons of like experience and abilities; (2) shall be of a size which makes it possible for the...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236678753
  • 9781236678751