This course is offered as part of the Engaging God's Future series.
This is a collaboration between 
Wartburg Theological Seminary's Center for Theology and Land and Dialog Works.

Live Sessions are on Thursdays, 9-11 AM
April 4 - May 9 

A New Chapter in Ministry - Spring '24

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Enroll today - class size is limited! 
  • Our focus is on implementing change in a congregation
  • Course Instructors
    Rev. Peter Soli
    Rev. Dr. Mark Yackel-Juleen 
  • Course Contributors
    Rev. Nancy Nyland - DEM Indiana/Kentucky Synod
    Michael Bash, Attorney
  • For faith leaders - both lay and ordained
  • Six two-hour live sessions
  • Video time: 6+ hours
Course overview
You make a difference. This course focuses on ways to sustain and revitalize your congregation's mission and ministry. You will gain valuable insights into implementing effective strategies and explore innovative missional formations such as geographical parishes, shared ministries, and ministry cooperatives. Discover actions that can turn these strategies into a reality and breathe new life into your ministry and mission.
After completing the course, you will:
  • Become aware of congregational missional forms and adaptations and their benefits and challenges. 
  • Learn techniques and tools to implement those forms and adaptations.
  • Increase your capacity, courage, and confidence to facilitate and experiment with the process.
  • Understand how change and duress can lead to healthy missional adaptations; and
  • Gain access to resources and resource people who might accompany and aid implementation.

Earn a Certificate for 2.4 Continuing Education Hours 

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