Medium/ Large Congregation
small Congregation or inactive
Congregation almost nil
Congregation large/ senior
Material + Builders+ Construction and
Facilitators Programs on
(Cultivation and Care)
Sankirtana (Book Distribution)
Festivals / Ratha yatra
Food for Life (FFL)
Bhakti, or Krishna House
Vegetarian Cooking Classes
Preaching in Prisons
Stages of Bhakti (Siksa Level)
Stages of Bhakti
Groups of Counselors (Mentors)
Divide into groups and suggest applications
how to build / strength /organize the
Congregation using the Evaluation and
Share your suggestions with all other
What is a Bhakti vriksha, Nama Hatta, Gita
Program or Sraddha Kutir?
What Is it for?
How many devotees are needed?
What facilities are needed?
What is the purpose?
How does it work?
Receive information material about the
workings and requirements of each program.
Take assistance (from CDM) on the
application of congregational development
Receive training from more experienced
devotees in Outreach, Training & Care
Create a team (for evaluation, planning and
Define a common goal for the Yatra / Center
Decide on a plan of action (duration,
functions, dynamics, responsibilities and
With your group, list the common goals for
the Yatra (Note: there is not an "incorrect” or
unrealistic suggestion according to the desire
of Srila Prabhupada and Sri Caitanya
Recruit volunteers to create a working group.
Decide a date for the next meeting.
• Reports(Regional and for the
• Ministerial duties
• Coordination of Programs
The Congregational Development Ministry is
part of the GBC Outreach Committee.
It has the responsibility to evaluate, develop
and promote preaching programs in ISKCON.
Regularly presents various courses on
Congregational Preaching and training around
Bhakti vriksha Manual
Free to Preach
Nectar of Congregational Preaching
The Third Partner
The Book of Ice Breakers
Holy Jail (Preaching in Jails)
Bhakti vriksha Leader
Congregational Preaching Journal