Training

Churches, faith communities and regional associations can benefit from the wide range of training and topical presentations and discussions offered by Clergy and Congregation Care consultants.

Helpful topics include strategic thinking, leading change, stress management, mindful self-compassion, God-centered decision-making, resilience and the topics listed below.

Have questions about the different training options we provide? Contact us here.

Team Building

Understanding the stages of a team’s development; unpacking Myers-Briggs personality types and Strengthsfinder results.

Conflict Transformation

Training on best practices converting the energy of conflict into transformation.

Emotional Intelligence

How to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and how to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically.

Cultural Intelligence

Understanding cultural differences in communication and conflict, and how to find unity in diversity.

Leading Through Questions

An approach to leadership that helps equip and develop others.

Polarity Management

Learning how to live with spiritual paradox.

Mindful Self-Compassion

Basic mindfulness and compassion practices in a format compatible with spiritual growth. The 6-hour program is modular and can be customized for leaders or congregations.

Intersections Boundary Training

Both congregants, leaders and regional associations can benefit from half-day or full-day Intersections sessions that train individuals to better understand and set wise boundaries.

That’s because every individual within the leadership of a church — both regionally and locally — needs to understand, respect and set boundaries in order to cultivate a healthy community.

In many judicatory bodies such as presbyteries, dioceses or conferences require and provide this training to their members.

The boundary training provided by the Clergy & Congregation Care program is customized to meet association requirements and time frames. It is also designed to be highly interactive, fully engaging the participants.

Boundary training may also be offered as needed with a recommended group size of 10 or more to keep per person costs accessible.

Have questions? Contact David Miron, Clergy & Congregation Care Coordinator, at dmiron@scclanc.org.

“David did an excellent job of keeping the presentation understandable and useful, and the group gathered was grateful that they had spent time on the subject.”

Presbytery of Donegal

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Change Through Compassion Spring WorkshopMarch 31 - May 26

The eight-week online workshop provides participants with the opportunity to gain experience in mindfulness and self-compassion practices.

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Change Through Compassion Core Skills IntensiveJuly 14 - July 22

The summer Change Through Compassion Core Skills Intensive provides participants with an introduction to the practices of mindfulness & self-compassion.

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Change Through Compassion Fall WorkshopSeptember 15 - November 5

The eight-week online workshop provides participants with the opportunity to gain experience in mindfulness and self-compassion practices.

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