Past Workshops

Past Workshops

Intergenerational ministry encompasses the whole congregation, all generations, in communal and corporate contexts of friendship, mentorship, discipleship, and relationship. It is at its heart, a cultural characteristic of a congregation rather than a specific ministry area; it is a culture that values and creates space for meaningful connections to be made across generational boundaries in a variety of settings for the purpose of generational discipleship, faith formation, and community building. In this live online workshop, we will explore the implications of intergenerational…


People of all ages today are asking the question “How shall we live now?” The pandemic has disrupted our lives in ways that we have only begun to name. We are searching anew for meaning and purpose – now in a post-pandemic world. What are the approaches, resources, people, and wisdom we need to address the “How shall we live now?” question?

One approach is to focus on formation in Christian practices. We form people in the practices of the Christian way of life by drawing upon the wisdom of the Bible and Christian tradition, and connecting the practices to the “signs…


Intergenerational ministry encompasses the whole congregation, all generations, in communal and corporate contexts of friendship, mentorship, discipleship, and relationship. It is at its heart, a cultural characteristic of a congregation rather than a specific ministry area; it is a culture that values and creates space for meaningful connections to be made across generational boundaries in a variety of settings for the purpose of generational discipleship, faith formation, and community building. In this live online workshop, we will explore the implications of intergenerational…


Now that so much of congregational life is online it’s time to dig into some of the important tools you can use in the digital space. Join Deidre Gray of Kingdom Solution as she and her team provide some basics for digital media including:

  • Websites
  • Social Media
  • Virtual Events 
  • SEO (search engine optimization) 
  • Management Systems 
  • Content Creation

This event is meant to provide an overview of these things to help you understand the landscape so that you can identify which areas apply to you and your congregation.…


People of all ages today are asking the question “How shall we live now?” The pandemic has disrupted our lives in ways that we have only begun to name. We are searching anew for meaning and purpose – now in a post-pandemic world. What are the approaches, resources, people, and wisdom we need to address the “How shall we live now?” question?

One approach is to focus on formation in Christian practices. We form people in the practices of the Christian way of life by drawing upon the wisdom of the Bible and Christian tradition, and connecting the practices to the “signs…


People communicate and connect to God and others in a wide variety of ways. Our gatherings can be more accessible and inclusive when we incorporate activities that utilize a diverse methods of learning and communication. As pastor of a church where people from a broad range of abilities and disabilities worship together, workshop instructor, Bethany McKinney Fox, has had the opportunity to learn about participatory, multisensory worship first-hand by leading an ability-inclusive community every week. She has learned by experimenting, and has discovered alternative methods to engage folks…


The Franchise to Local Dive: Growing Your Congregation workshop series will help your congregation multiply by finding your contextual flavor. Whether you’re starting something new, like a new worship service, a second campus, or a more robust online worship experience, OR you’re revitalizing something old like an existing worship service, this webinar will give you all of the ingredients to form a new recipe that will keep people coming back. Join authors and coaches Jason Moore and Rosario Picardo for a 5 session training that will expose you to numerous case studies, implementable ideas…


In this workshop, Narrative Enneagram teacher Annie Dimond will discuss how to use the Enneagram as a tool for understanding your personal story within the horizons of the sacred stories told in your congregation. Faith communities have sacred stories which are precisely about narrating what we should and should not be afraid of, and what kind of power we have when we encounter threats. We cannot encounter our fears without making decisions about how we will relate to them. And we can’t make these decisions without an operative understanding about what reality is and is like. This workshop…