WHO SHOULD ATTEND Thistrainingcanbenefitthosewho anticipate doingthisministryinthefutureas wellasthose whoarecurrently ininterimandtransitionalpositions. It will also benefit settled clergy who are seeking to manage changes in their congregations. Both full-time/fully-supportedandpart-time/bi-vocational models will be explored. Thiscoursewillbelimited in size tomaximize participation. CEUs are not current available for this program, although that is being explored. A certificate of completion will be issued upon satisfactory completion of all reading and assignments. Academic standards are expected of students and are maintained in instruction. LOCATION: First Congregational United Church of Christ, 131 6th Ave., Baraboo,WI* Coming for 2020 - 2021, remote participation through ZOOM. Individuals or small groups will be able to participate in the all-day sessions from their homes or from a conference room with appropriate technology. COST: $975(canbepaidin full orin2 installments dueSept.30, 2020and Jan. 30, 2021)Includeslunchontraining daysandaccesstotrainer forindividual coaching duringthis 8-month period.
REGISTRATION: For questions,contact Email: email@example.com Phone:608-514-3290 **Registrationdeadline: September18, 2020**
*Location could be changed if necessary to better accommodate all class members. Baraboo is easy to access from I-94/I-39 and US 12.
Format: Classes will meet in 8 monthlyfull-daysessionswith readingandpracticumassignmentsbetweensessions.Theformatincludespresentation,smallgroupdiscussion,and casestudyanalysisto teachboththeoryandpractice. Sessions: 9:30am-3:30pm,the second ThursdayofthemonthbeginningOctober9, 2020throughMay13,2021.Readingsareprovidedin preparationforeachsession andpracticumassignmentsfolloweachclass toenhanceunderstanding and application. Goals: Participantswilllearntheory andtoolstoassist churchesto:
seek God’s Spirit at work among them in the midst of situations of grief, tension, uncertainty, challenge, and change
explore the direction, missionandministrytowhichGodmight be calling them