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Conduct a ministry cultural assessment. Based on the categories and outline of the Schein text develop an organizational culture assessment of the current ministry context in which he/she serves.

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Dear Student,
Below, I have provided points for you to help you with your task. You need to check with your current materials for the course to make sure they are aligned with what you have to discuss, your teacher/instructor will be expecting this of you. The materials I have used are easy to find. You can use the listed resources to further explore the topic or you can let me know via the feedback section if you have any further questions. I am going to follow a Q&A solution format to make it easy for you. I have made a fictional church official, in this case a steward for the purpose of this solution.

The secondary task appears to be very specific and concise. As such, I created a table for you. This way, in will be easier to use the information when you are going to make the ministry action plan. The suggestions provided here are not based on your course materials, so please check your course materials to include information from them - this is what your lecturer/teacher/tutor expects. You can use the listed references to further explore the topic.

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Ministry Cultural Assessment

A ministry action plan (MAP) is made to help the ministries of the church "plan activities prior to committing actual resources (time, talent, treasure) to them" (Harmony MB Church, 2017). To put a MAP together planning and strategizing is involved where resources are scrutinized and allocated to maximize their impact and reach in support of the mission of the church. Below, activities from the schedule have been recounted as they will be useful in putting together a MAP.

(see attached 'ministry cultural assessment .docx' file for the table and the references)

AE 105878/Xenia Jones

Church Functions: Management in Ministry

The interviewee is a Mr. Peter Smith, 56 years old, a local who is a church steward of the Methodist church. He works alongside ministers, deacons and probationers and they share responsibility in the management and activities of their churches' remit and concerns (UK Methodist Church, 2021). As a steward he has dual responsibilities in mentorship (caring and support of the people in the congregation) and management (planning of activities, management of church resources, etc.). As a church steward, he is equipped with organizational experience and has developed social skills to deal and communicate better with the people of congregation; this includes being patient, being a good communicator and being a problem solver. He became a steward after he was voted in by the members of the congregation. He receives regular training from the main church to develop ...

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