Kevin Slimp: Even More Ways to Effectively Communicate with Your Church and Community

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Participants receive a certificate for 1-hour CEU following the online class. This session is for everyone, no matter the size of your church or whether you’ve attended previous communications webinars by Kevin Slimp. If you’ve attended Kevin’s earlier webinar,  then this webinar is for you! It’s even for folks who haven’t attended the original session. And no one is left … Read More

Rebekah Simon-Peter: Forging a New Path – Moving the Church Forward in a Post-Pandemic World

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In the twenty-first century, his question echoes through time in a new way: Can this church grow again? For people who care about faith-based communities, the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and the Kingdom of God, this question is critical. When the pandemic broke out, it badly disrupted church life, already hindered by declining membership, forcing pastors and church members alike … Read More

Kay Kotan and Jason Stanley: An Effective Approach to Cooperative Parishes

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Kay Kotan and Jason Stanley offer a roadmap for discernment and implementation for congregations to cooperate strategically and creatively to make a bigger Kingdom impact. You will be challenged, directed, and even coached during this fast hour. The cooperative parish concept has been knocked around in the United Methodist Book of Discipline and annual conference staff organizational charts for decades. … Read More

Kevin Slimp: Even More Ways to Effectively Communicate with Your Church and Community

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Participants receive a certificate for 1-hour CEU following the online class. This session is for everyone, no matter the size of your church or whether you’ve attended previous communications webinars by Kevin Slimp. If you’ve attended Kevin’s earlier webinar,  then this webinar is for you! It’s even for folks who haven’t attended the original session. And no one is left … Read More

Bishop Sharma Lewis: Tips for Preaching During Lent and Easter

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11am east / 10am cent / 9am mtn / 8am pac Bishop Sharma Lewis reminds us that as clergy, we are called, among other things, to preach. There is a tremendous response each time Bishop Lewis leads a webinar on preaching – and she is serious about including brand new information each time she leads a session for us. Bishop … Read More

Olu Brown: Preaching and Leading During Lent 2023

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11 am Eastern / 10 am Central /9 am Mountain /8 am Pacific During Lent, worshipers around the world join together in a common theme of Christian faith, practicing self-reflection and remembrance of the sacrifice Jesus Christ made on Calvary. It is not only a time of individual reflection, but a time of communal reflection, reminding us that we are … Read More

Ken Willard: Developing Leaders in Your Congregation

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Led by author, coach and consultant Ken Willard. When it comes to leading a congregation, one of the most important skills is the ability to develop leaders. Ken Willard, author of several books on the topic of leadership development, including Strategy Matters, is respected throughout the United Methodist Church and beyond for his expertise in leadership development. If you feel … Read More

Teresa Stewart: Building with Strengths for Small Congregations

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Small congregations are not miniaturized big congregations. They have different challenges. Fortunately, they also have different strengths–ones that are deeply forming, urgently needed, and generally unavailable in big settings. Learn how to build with these strengths and stop imitating models that never fit to begin with. How to work beyond the limits of big-setting, top-down, program thinking. How to go … Read More

Kevin Slimp: Even More Ways to Effectively Communicate with Your Church and Community

Kevin Newsguru

Participants receive a certificate for 1-hour CEU following the online class. This session is for everyone, no matter the size of your church or whether you’ve attended previous communications webinars by Kevin Slimp. If you’ve attended Kevin’s earlier webinar,  then this webinar is for you! It’s even for folks who haven’t attended the original session. And no one is left … Read More

Teresa Stewart: Worship Planning for Small Congregations

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Attendees receive a CEU certificate representing 60-minutes of CEU credit. Registrants who can’t attend the live session will receive a recording of the session later on the same date. Maybe you’ve heard it said that for lavish worship, congregations must have a “Worship Design Team.” With a group of experts gathered to design, script, rehearse and coordinate the event. In … Read More