Resource Guides

Workshop Resources Guides

Workshop Resources Guides
The 2003 Godly Play workshop was facilitated by Kim McPherson, national trainer for Godly Play.
Workshop Resources Guides
Alban Institute Consultant Dan Hotchkiss led congregations in conversation about Governance and Ministry at workshops in November 2009 in Indianapolis and Crown Point and in September 2010 in Evansville and Jeffersonville. This is a listing of his… continue reading
Workshop Resources Guides
These resources are recommended by Center for Congregations workshop presenter and Fuller Youth Institute Director Kara Powell. Fulbright facilitated this workshop in March 2017. For more resources, contact the Center at 866-307-2381 or check out… continue reading
Workshop Resources Guides
These resources are recommended by Center for Congregations workshop presenter, author, speaker and consultant Gary McIntosh. McIntosh facilitated this workshop in April 2016. For more resources, contact the Center at 866-307-2381 or check out the… continue reading
Workshop Resources Guides
This resource list was developed to supplement the 2003 workshop, Never Call Them Jerks: Healthy Responses to Congregational Conflict, led by Arthur Paul Boers, assistant professor of Pastoral Theology at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary.
Workshop Resources Guides
Holy Conversations is an event that explores strategic planning. Author, consultant, and popular workshop leader Gil Rendle led this event.
Check out these top resource picks from author, pastor and educator Eric Law, who facilitated the Center for Congregations workshop Holy Currencies: Six Blessings for Sustainable Missional Ministries. For a print-friendly PDF, click the attachment… continue reading
Workshop Resources Guides
Check out these relevant resources for the workshop How Cultural Trends Affect Your Congregation. Led by author, consultant, and speaker Gil Rendle, this workshop was presented in September 2007.
Workshop Resources Guides
This resource list was developed to supplement the 1999 workshop Inspiring Your Congregation’s Board: Board Service as Worshipful Work. Charles Olsen, director of Worshipful–Work in Kansas City, Missouri. facilitated the workshop. The resource guide… continue reading
Workshop Resources Guides
In February 2007, Roger Finke from the AARDA led this workshop. This guide lists a variety of website resources to help congregations with planning.
Workshop Resources Guides
Planning how to utilize the internet in your congregation was the topic of conversation at March workshops in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne. Workshop presenter David Bourgeois is a professor with research interests in faith and technology.
Workshop Resources Guides
Center president Tim Shapiro and Alban Institute consultant Gil Rendle led the long-term learning event, Practicing What We Preach.
Workshop Resources Guides
These resources are recommended by Center for Congregations workshop presenter, youth ministry researcher, author, futurist and missional leadership strategist Dr. Dave Rahn. Rahn facilitated the workshop Invigorating Congregational Life through… continue reading
Workshop Resources Guides
Author, consultant, and speaker Gil Rendle discusses Leading Change at this September 2007 workshop.
Workshop Resources Guides
Alban Institute consultant Gil Rendle discusses Leading Change in the Congregation. This 1998 resource guide was updated in 2000.
Workshop Resources Guides
Leading Change in Congregations was led by congregational consultant and author Gil Rendle in April 2002.
Workshop Resources Guides
Effective leaders can help congregations face the conflicts that come from the changing world in which we live and discover the vitality of reform and new life.  Dan Moseley, author of several books and professor of practical parish ministry… continue reading
Workshop Resources Guides
These resources are recommended by Center for Congregations workshop presenter, Duke Divinity School’s David Odom. Odom facilitated this workshop in September 2016. For more resources, contact the Center at 866-307-2381 or check out the… continue reading
Workshop Resources Guides
These resources were chosen by workshop facilitator, author, speaker and consultant Barbara Newman to supplement the April 2013 workshop, Making Room: Cultivating Communities of Inclusion with Children and Youth with Disabilities. Newman, Barbara J… continue reading
Workshop Resources Guides
Tim Eason, a leader in the area of technology and worship, facilitated the workshop Media Ministry in February of 2006.
Workshop Resources Guides
Scott Thumma talks about his research on Megachurches - what these churches are and are not, why they are thriving, and what churches of all sizes can learn from these giants.
Workshop Resources Guides
This resource list was developed to supplement the Center for Congregations workshop Millennials and Social Movements, led by author and researcher Derrick Feldmann. This workshop was March and November 2016. The Center’s mission is to strengthen… continue reading
Workshop Resources Guides
This resource list was developed to supplement the 2004 Ministry by Strength workshop with presenter Sue Nilson, director of Ministries at Ginghamsburg United Methodist Church in Tipp City, Ohio.
Workshop Resources Guides
These resources are the top picks of presenter Ivy Beckwith, who led the September 2012 workshop Ministry for the 21st Century Child. Beckwith, Ivy. Formational Children's Ministry: Shaping Children Using Story, Ritual, and Relationship. Grand… continue reading
Workshop Resources Guides
The 1998 workshop How to Mobilize Church Volunteers was led by Marlene Wilson of Volunteer Management Associates.  Wilson is internationally known as one of the foremost authorities and dynamic trainers in the field of volunteer management. This… continue reading