Understanding Conflict Foundations–ONLINE

Credence and Co.

Facilitator: Marg Van Herk-Paradis or Betty Pries This highly interactive and educational workshop invites you to consider the building blocks that create conflict and those that assist or detract in conflict’s resolution. This four-morning workshop includes reflection, conversation, and exercises as conflicts are studied and models for addressing conflicts are considered. Significant time will be …
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Understanding Conflict Advanced

Credence and Co.

This workshop, uses the two lenses of conflict drivers and conflict paradoxes, and considers seemingly intractable conflicts and their transformation.  Questions for consideration include the nature of intractability, de-escalation strategies, transforming intractable conflicts and engaging emotions. This workshop builds on Understanding Conflict: Foundations.  It is highly interactive, insightful, engaging and critical for all those who wish …
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Changing Church: Mission, Leadership, & Beloved Community

Church Divinity School Of The Pacific (The)

What does it mean to lead during a time of religious, sociocultural, and environmental upheaval? What can churches do differently to better reflect and nurture gospel values and God’s dream of a just, reconciled, Spirit-filled world? This course in missional leadership will ask these and related questions. We will explore concepts and experience practices of …
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Hybrid Ministry in a Post-Pandemic Church

Luther Seminary

Whether you’re high-tech, low-tech, or no-tech whatsoever, it’s nearly impossible to miss the shift that’s taking place in our culture. Curiosity is on the rise. Participation is sparking creativity and connection. For the first time ever, digital technology is shaping our values. Our churches need the capacity and will to engage with a changing culture—one …
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Conversations that Inspire Change

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

Faculty: The Rev. Canons Chris Streeter and Dan Morrow Description: As we approach a full year living through the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are keenly aware of the heightened anxiety present in our lives and the lives of those we have been called to serve. Pastoral conversations increasingly include expressions of worry, anger, and …
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Management and Leadership of Not for Profits Organisations

Wycliffe College

WYP1621H Summary: In this course, students examine several unique characteristics and roles of non-profit organizations, including urban agencies, NGOs, churches and community-based organizations. Core issues and practices pertaining to the effective management and leadership of non-profit organizations within diverse contexts will be explored. Students in this course will focus on six significant capacity areas of …
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CLAY 2021 – Save the date! August 19-22, 2021

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada

SAVE THE DATE! August 19-22, 2021 Registration Opens January 2021 We will gather at TheSouthern Alberta Institute Of Technology in Calgary, Alberta on the traditional territories of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) and the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikuni, the Kainai, the Tsuut’ina and the Stoney Nakoda …
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Graduate Certificate in Missional Leadership

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

The last 50 years have seen sweeping changes in technology, international travel, communication, and culture that have profoundly impacted how American Christians and their local congregations and parishes engage in God’s mission. In the decades leading up to the 1960s, denominational and mission agency executives conceptualized mission, assessed and prioritized needs, and made most of …
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Small Group Ministry: Leadership Development for Facilitators. How to create and maintain small groups

Virginia Theological Seminary

Now more than ever, small groups are a cornerstone of the church. In the first few hundred years of the church, small groups were the way in which the church gathered and disciples were formed. People would meet in homes for fellowship, share how they connected scripture to their lives, and grow spiritually with one …
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Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies (MAPS) is a flexible graduate-level, two-year degree program that equips women and men for leadership in ministry in congregations and other settings. To complete the program, each student produces a final project related to their ministerial context. The program provides grounding in core disciplines and the ability for …
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