Workshops

May 04, 2017

The learning community phase of the Engaging Young Adults (EYA) initiative opens in May for Indiana congregations beyond the Indianapolis metro area, outside Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan and Shelby counties. Information sessions about this opportunity are being held around the state May 4-17. An informational on-demand video, together with the program application, will be available on May 1.

The current generation of young adults is large and far from homogeneous, and congregational settings vary widely across Indiana – urban, rural, small town. So there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach. The EYA initiative will help you engage young adults in your own community and context.

By attending an information session or viewing the on-demand… more


May 04, 2017

Do you have an idea for a new ministry in your community? Are you exploring how to get started moving your idea into reality? This live online workshop series can help you and your congregation develop a plan to bring that ministry to life and then prepare to launch.

Led by author, speaker and consultant Joy Skjegstad, this workshop series offers two parts: Developing Your Community Ministry Plan on Thursday, May 4, 2017 and Launching Your Community Ministry Plan on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The cost is $10 and includes both workshops. You can register here and choose to attend one or both of the sessions.

Session 1: Developing Your Community Ministry Plan on May 4
Do you have a ministry idea that has grown out of community assets, issues and needs, as well as… more


June 01, 2017

Alcanzando a la Comunidad Latina (vea abajo la descripción en español del evento )

Outreach to the Latino community has been on the minds of many Indiana congregations. In some parts of the state, the Latino community wasn’t very visible until recent population growth. But elsewhere, Latinos have been Hoosiers for generations.

This workshop will help you as a congregational leader consider your options for starting, expanding or refocusing ministry efforts with the Latino community. You’ll explore language, cultural and immigration issues to help envision your outreach. Using anecdotes from Latino ministries in Indiana, the workshop will paint a picture of the possibilities for outreach. The presentation will equip you with tools to learn your community’s Latino… more


June 08, 2017

Do you have an idea for a new ministry in your community? Are you exploring how to get started moving your idea into reality? This live online workshop series can help you and your congregation develop a plan to bring that ministry to life and then prepare to launch.

Led by author, speaker and consultant Joy Skjegstad, this workshop series offers two parts: Developing Your Community Ministry Plan on Thursday, May 4, 2017 and Launching Your Community Ministry Plan on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The cost is $10 and includes both workshops. You can register here and choose to attend one or both of the sessions.

Session 1: Developing Your Community Ministry Plan on May 4
Do you have a ministry idea that has grown out of community assets, issues and needs, as well as… more