Past Workshops

Past Workshops

All congregations experience learning as a journey. By understanding the dynamics timof this journey, you can help your congregation carry out new and creative projects and accomplish new things. Center for Congregations’ President Tim Shapiro will coach you on how to approach new opportunities.

This live online event will provide you with ways to address congregational challenges including COVID-19. You will…


hillaryWhen we see folks handling the current events with stress, anxiety, or panic, how do we respond in helpful ways? We want to offer evidence-based support, without making a person feel like his or her stress is unreasonable.

Hillary McBride, therapist, researcher, speaker and writer, explores the skills and strategies you can utilize to support others, and yourself, in the midst of the events…


Fort Wayne Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic Immigrant Outreach Attorney Laura Pontius will help you learn more about immigration laws and policy and present a “bird’s eye view” of the immigration legal system. lp

Date and time: 1-2:30 p.m. Eastern time (Noon-1:30 p.m. Central time)  …


hillaryWhen we see folks handling the current events with stress, anxiety, or panic, how do we respond in helpful ways? We want to offer evidence-based support, without making a person feel like his or her stress is unreasonable.

Hillary McBride, therapist, researcher, speaker and writer, explores the skills and strategies you can utilize to support others, and yourself, in the midst of the events…


johnMany churches have cancelled gathered faith formation programs (and even Sunday worship) to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus in their communities. But that doesn't mean faith formation needs to stop. One way we can respond is to move faith formation online and into people's homes and personal lives.

Leadership expert John Roberto facilitates this live online workshop, where he will present ideas…


johnMany churches have cancelled gathered faith formation programs (and even Sunday worship) to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus in their communities. But that doesn't mean faith formation needs to stop. One way we can respond is to move faith formation online and into people's homes and personal lives.

Leadership expert John Roberto facilitates this live online workshop, where he will present ideas…


rhCapital campaigns are intimidating, and they involve a lot of decisions, planning and work, along with uncertain outcomes. Join fundraising executive Rob Henson as he provides an interactive presentation utilizing research, his experience and anecdotes about the ingredients for a successful capital campaign. Henson will bring a mixture of real-life examples and templates, as well as campaign theory from current trends in…


johnMany churches have cancelled gathered faith formation programs (and even Sunday worship) to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus in their communities. But that doesn't mean faith formation needs to stop. One way we can respond is to move faith formation online and into people's homes and personal lives.

Leadership expert John Roberto facilitates this live online workshop, where he will present ideas…