Lifelong Learning Workshops

Scheduled Lifelong Learning Opportunities

RegisterI Love to Tell the Story: An Introduction to Biblical Storytelling

Date: May 2
Registration Fee: $75
Registration Deadline April 25

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Are you looking for a way to bring energy and joy into ministry?  Do you seek to equip Christians of all ages with fresh knowledge of scripture?  This introductory workshop to Biblical storytelling will balance theoretical background and practical hands-on learning to tell scripture by heart.  Participants will experience scripture coming to life by telling rather than reading it, learn why telling scripture is necessary to revitalize ministry in the 21st century church and receive practical training in learning to tell a scripture passage.

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RegisterMoney and Your Ministry

Date: October 9
Registration Fee: $75

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Is your church facing a budget crisis? Is your salary stagnant? Does your church fight about money—or keep secrets about it? This presentation will help you learn a way to understand what’s really going on (in us and in others) when money becomes an issue in congregational life, and how to lead around money with lowered anxiety and more clarity. What you will take away with you: a new way to approach the money challenges we all face at church.

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RegisterUncommon Sense, Ministry and Congregational Health

Date: November 14
Registration Fee: $75

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Ministers can rack their brains wondering: “What can help my stuck and dysfunction congregation?” Indeed, ministerial leadership not only promotes vibrant programs and provides pastoral care, but also supports the development of a congregation’s health.  But how?  This continuing education workshop applies systems theory to support the understanding of congregations, and to guide interventions on behalf of congregational health. In the end, when a congregation is healthy, it is like a rising tide in which all boats float, and where its spiritual mission is pursued. 

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