Ellen Livingood

Ellen Livingood founded Catalyst Services in 2005 and continues today as its director. With unique expertise built on wide experience in both agency and church, she brings to Catalyst an extensive background in communications, mission agency administration, mobilization, and consultation. For a number of years, she served as both coordinator of TEAM’s church partnerships office and director of global outreach at Grace Point Church in Newtown, PA. Today from a base in suburban Philadelphia, Catalyst serves the missions community across North America and around the globe, calling on the expertise of various other experienced mobilizers as needed.

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Written by Ellen Livingood

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Are We Serving Orphans?

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Love Your Enemies

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Altar Vision Devotional - Week 7

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Social Isolation, Mental Health, and Discipleship

Social Isolation is the main obstacle to addressing poverty. How can communities organize themselves to create a more connected Vancouver?Read more Read more...

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Intimacy and Doing God's Will

Redefining mission, intimacy and doing God's will is the pillar to our identity and as people of mission.Read more Read more...