Mary J. Scifres

Mary J. Scifres

Mary J. Scifres is a United Methodist pastor and a national consultant in the areas of church leadership and visioning, worship, and evangelism. Scifres is author of Searching for Seekers: Ministry with a New Generation of the Unchurched and co-author of annual publications The United Methodist Music and Worship Planner and Prepare! She also co-edits The Abingdon Worship Annual with her husband B. J. Beu.

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Resources

2011 - 2012 Prepare!

2011 - 2012 Prepare!

The Abingdon Worship Annual 2015 - eBook

The Abingdon Worship Annual 2015 - eBook

The Abingdon Worship Annual 2012

The Abingdon Worship Annual 2012

The United Methodist Music & Worship Planner 2013-2014

The United Methodist Music & Worship Planner 2013-2014

Articles

Opening Prayer or Memorial Prayer

By Mary J. Scifres
God of ages past and hope to come, we offer our gratitude for those who have gone before, we offer our hope for those yet to come. As we honor the past, help us dream of a future… read more

Relational Preaching: Conversation and Collaboration in the Postmodern Sermon

By Mary J. Scifres
Preaching in the postmodern world has evolved into an intriguing art form that invites creativity and conversation in new and exciting ways. Whether you preach in a large or small … read more