An Episcopal Center for Learning & Discipleship

Courses

June 2014

Non-Profit Management 1

Business savvy and theology dovetail in this innovative leadership program tailored to meet the distinctive needs of lay and clergy leaders. Through lecture, case examples, interactive exercises, classroom dialog and theological reflection, participants will explore values-based leadership for organizational change as well as tools for effective team building, marketing, and constituent-focus. In conjunction with Kellogg School for Management, Center for Nonprofit Management.

Dates: June 16-20, 2014
Location: Chicago
Instructor: Faculty with the Kellogg School for Management, Center for Nonprofit Management
Course number:  MN4116, MN5116

Community Organizing for Missional Living

This course assists participants to develop leadership skills in relationship building and community change through engaging in the fundamentals of community organizing. Attention is paid to biblical goundings and practical approaches to congregational renewal.

Dates: June 8 (evening)-June 14, 2014
Location: Chicago
Instructor: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Michael Gecan
Course number:  MN4166, MN5166

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Congregations in the 21st Century

The 21st century cultural context brings major challenges to the primary form of religious association in American life, the congregation. This course explores inherited assumptions, structures, and patterns of Christian congregational life in light of today’s new apostolic environment. Biblical and theological perspectives on missional ecclesiology offer a framework for renewing congregational identity and practice. Students critically engage insights from organizational, leadership, and innovation theory with an eye toward leading local churches deeper into participation in the triune God’s mission.

Dates: June 2-6
Location: Chicago
Instructor: The Rev. Dwight Zscheile
Course number:  MN4162, MN5162

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