"I’m here to tell you that we – as a Movement, as leaders of Reform congregational life in North America – are going to have to want change, want to change, and all of us will need to lead that change."
Engagement is truly about putting people – not institutions – at the center of what we do by actively listening to them and meeting them where they are. Here, we share six innovative congregational initiatives – two in each of these three areas – to inspire you in the new Jewish year.
In 2016, the Union for Reform Judaism piloted an experiment. What would it look like if congregations could take an intentional look at themselves from different vantage points? What if each congregation could compare its internal data to congregations of like demographics?