BENEFITS OF PARTNERING

Many schools and churches have had formal and informal relationships over the years. Outlined below are some of the benefits from belonging to the network of church/school partnerships in the One Church One School Community Partnership Program:

  • A structure and process for proven success with children
  • Support in establishing partnerships and carrying out partnership activities
  • OCOS Newsletter and Brochure
  • Support for Coordinators and Facilitators
  • Support for partnership activities and events
  • Database of existing partnerships and their programs and results
  • Curriculum Resources
  • Literary References for Character Education
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Six Principles of Non-Violence
  • Clearinghouse of literature, instructional materials and model programs
  • Suggestions for Funding and Legal Resources
  • Networking opportunities within OCOS and with other affiliated agencies
  • Newsletters
  • Annual Conference, Seminars and Workshops
  • Partnership Registration

THE "P" PRINCIPLE

One Church One School utilizes the "P" Principle of total involvement to provide human and fiscal resources to support a nurturing school community environment for student development. Pastors and parishioners, principals and school personnel, parents, pupils, politicians, popular personalities, and philanthropists all connect the village to the school and child.