Past Workshops

Past Workshops

Over the past two years, all of us have experienced profound changes in our lives and communities of faith. This pivotal moment requires us lead in ways we could not have imagined. However, too often our models of leadership and the methods by which we build and mobilize community conspire to drain the very life out of our leaders and the communities they serve. The times call us to either return to what we know or pursue alternative ways to lead.

In this 90 minute webinar, participants will experience another way to lead in a post-pandemic era. In small and large group…


Over the past two years, all of us have experienced profound changes in our lives and communities of faith. This pivotal moment requires us lead in ways we could not have imagined. However, too often our models of leadership and the methods by which we build and mobilize community conspire to drain the very life out of our leaders and the communities they serve. The times call us to either return to what we know or pursue alternative ways to lead.

In this 90 minute webinar, participants will experience another way to lead in a post-pandemic era. In small and large group…


The pandemic forced congregations to adapt and innovate. However, it is important to prevent those adaptations from becoming stagnant. Join the Center for Congregations as we present Rev. Dr. Gabby Cudjoe Wilkes who will share how congregations can continually innovate in order to adapt and grow to address the new challenges and opportunities that arise both inside and outside of your congregation.

The pandemic forced congregations to adapt and innovate. However, it is important to prevent those adaptations from becoming stagnant. Join the Center for Congregations as we present Rev…


What do Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, and others have to do with faithful, relevant, and fulfilling ministry?

Join pastor and author Kirk Byron Jones, DMin, PhD, for an exciting exploration of music and ministry from the world of classic jazz. This workshop will include a brief presentation by Dr. Jones followed by group dialogue and playful exercises to expand each participant's understanding of ministry in unusually meaningful ways.

Registration for this workshop includes a complimentary copy of Kirk Byron Jones' book, The Spiritual…


The pandemic forced congregations to adapt and innovate. However, it is important to prevent those adaptations from becoming stagnant. Join the Center for Congregations as we present Rev. Dr. Gabby Cudjoe Wilkes who will share how congregations can continually innovate in order to adapt and grow to address the new challenges and opportunities that arise both inside and outside of your congregation.

The pandemic forced congregations to adapt and innovate. However, it is important to prevent those adaptations from becoming stagnant. Join the Center for Congregations as we present Rev…


Mental health has become a major topic of discussion in recent years especially within congregations. Congregational leaders have been tasked with addressing their own struggles while also supporting and providing resources to the members of their congregations. In this workshop, Pastor Kenneth Hilliard of Building Stronger Family will share more about mental health and past trauma and the program, Reactive Lifestyles, which addresses how past trauma can affect people each day and how they work through their struggles to be free to live their lives. 
 

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What do Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, and others have to do with faithful, relevant, and fulfilling ministry?

Join pastor and author Kirk Byron Jones, DMin, PhD, for an exciting exploration of music and ministry from the world of classic jazz. This workshop will include a brief presentation by Dr. Jones followed by group dialogue and playful exercises to expand each participant's understanding of ministry in unusually meaningful ways.

Registration for this workshop includes a complimentary copy of Kirk Byron Jones' book, The Spiritual…


Mental health has become a major topic of discussion in recent years especially within congregations. Congregational leaders have been tasked with addressing their own struggles while also supporting and providing resources to the members of their congregations. In this workshop, Pastor Kenneth Hilliard of Building Stronger Family will share more about mental health and past trauma and the program, Reactive Lifestyles, which addresses how past trauma can affect people each day and how they work through their struggles to be free to live their lives. 
 

WORKSHOP DATE…