Archives: Trainings

Adaptive Leadership 401 S19

The last in our suite of four Leadership Development courses, this course is designed for experienced lay leaders and professional staff who are looking to help their congregations face challenges without easy answers. The “Adaptive Leadership” framework, pioneered by Harvard’s Dr. Ronald Heifetz, is more than a toolbox of tips. It will change the way… Read more »

Strategic Leadership 301 S19

The third in our suite of four Leadership Develop courses, Strategic leadership is board members, staff, program council members, ministry executive teams, finance committees, bylaws review committees, strategic planning committees, committees on ministry and any other leaders who need to think strategically. You will gain a deeper understanding of how to focus your congregation on mission,… Read more »

Centered Leadership Part 2 – 101 S19

The second in our suite of four Leadership Development Courses, Centered Leadership Part 2 is designed for people who are brand-new to leadership or have been a leader for decades.  This course is ideal for leadership teams to develop a common language and enable you to lead toward health and vitality. We will explore dynamics… Read more »

Co-Creating Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in our Congregations 107

How do we interact across difference in a way that promotes diversity, inclusion and equity in our congregations that builds deep relationship and an inviting congregational culture? Intercultural Organizational Development Consultant Beth Zemsky shares how we can use a tool called the Intercultural Development Continuum as part of faith development in our congregations. You can use… Read more »

Sample Module: Resources of Love: Faithful & Successful Congregational Stewardship

This is a sample module for you to see how this program works. The sample course has one module. If this topic interests you, you can complete it by taking the On Demand Course, Resources of Love (155) This course is an in-depth exploration of successful Congregational Stewardship from myriad voices, including current and former… Read more »

Strategic Leadership 301 F18

The third in our suite of four Leadership Develop courses, Strategic leadership is board members, staff, program council members, ministry executive teams, finance committees, bylaws review committees, strategic planning committees, committees on ministry and any other leaders who need to think strategically. You will gain a deeper understanding of how to focus your congregation on mission,… Read more »

Adaptive Leadership 401 F18

The last in our suite of four Leadership Development courses, this course is designed for experienced lay leaders and professional staff who are looking to help their congregations face challenges without easy answers. The “Adaptive Leadership” framework, pioneered by Harvard’s Dr. Ronald Heifetz, is more than a toolbox of tips. It will change the way… Read more »

Spiritual Companioning for Progressive Congregations (306) F18

An Old New Way for Clergy and Laity to Do Church As America’s religious landscape continues to change dramatically, progressive congregations are confronted with unprecedented challenges, challenges that require fresh approaches to spiritual leadership for both clergy and laity. This course will explore how the ancient practice of spiritual companionship can bring new energy to congregational life.… Read more »

Fostering Safer Congregations 110 F18

Our congregations strive to be safe and welcoming places to all. It is impossible to make a congregation 100% safe; however, there are steps that you can take to make your congregation safer while still creating a supportive space for learning, growth, and challenge as well as actively working for the inclusion and safety of all people. This course… Read more »