Leadership Resources

Congregational Development

The area of congregational development is focused on providing congregational leaders with the latest ideas, information, resources, and training for creating vital ministries in existing churches.  

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December 23, 2015

School of Congregational Development 2016

Into the Deep: Discover, Engage, Equip, Possibilities When: August 17-20, 2016 Where: Hilton Orrington Hotel       […]

October 18, 2016

Developing Your Ministry Plan 4: Worship and the Next 12 Months

Building on the previous three sessions, your team will be guided in a process to identify key steps for your […]

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Developing Your Ministry Plan
October 18, 2016

Developing Your Ministry Plan 3: Discovering Your Discipleship Process

This session focuses on three key areas of congregational life: leadership, small groups, and social outreach. Bring your team together […]

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Developing Your Ministry Plan
October 11, 2016

Developing Your Ministry Plan 2: Discovering Your Congregation’s Niche

Understanding the missional context of your congregation and your community is key for creating ministry that connects to newcomers. Bring […]

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Developing Your Ministry Plan
October 4, 2016

Developing Your Ministry Plan 1: Congregational DNA

Learn about the spiritual life of the leaders and congregational DNA. Bring your team together to use the School of […]

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Developing Your Ministry Plan
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January 21, 2016

Church Council: Overview and Focus for the Upcoming Year

Begin the year for new and continuing leaders by connecting your leadership with an overview of the year ahead. The […]

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Church Committee
January 14, 2016

SPRC: Overview of a Year of Leadership

The Staff/Pastor-Parish Relations Committee (S/PPRC) creates a healthy work place for staff so that ministry is vital and […]

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General Resources
December 23, 2015

Viral Faith Community Design School — Houston and Nashville

The Viral Faith Community Design School will immerse you in the world of social media and provide one-to-one […]

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June 13, 2014

Leave for Leaders

Introduction Discipleship Ministries in Nashville offers United Methodist leaders and pastors a unique opportunity to spend a week in self-directed […]

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Leave for Leaders
June 13, 2014

Registration and Lodging for Leave for Leaders

Session Dates: You tell us the week you want to come to Nashville. The timing is entirely up to you. […]

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Leave for Leaders
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