Healthy Congregations Workshop

Released on: February 27, 2008, 7:42 pm

Press Release Author: Matt Starr

Industry: Non Profit

Press Release Summary: Workshop to benefit having a healthier congregation

Press Release Body: Healthy Congregations Workshop
April 25-26, 2008
Friday April 25th: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Saturday April 26th: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
New Summit Presbyterian Church
1800 NE Independence Ave.
Lee's Summit, MO 64086
Presented by: Rev. Dave Moore

Who Will Benefit:
Pastors, church staff, Church Council, Session, Personnel Committee, Pastoral
Relations Committee members and all congregation members and leaders. Anyone
interested in enhancing their capacity to manage self in a non-anxious and
responsible way, whether in the church, the home, the workplace or in the community.

Workshop Topics will include:
What is Systems Thinking?
Healthy Congregations Respond to Anxiety
Healthy Congregations Invite Differentiation of Self
Healthy Congregations Focus on Strength
Healthy Congregations Manage Conflict
In Healthy Congregations, Leaders Challenge People
In Healthy Congregations, Leaders Focus on Mission
In Healthy Congregations, Leaders Promote Health Through Their Presence and
Planning For a Healthier Congregation
Video Case Studies

This workshop will help you.
Learn how you as a leader can influence the health of your congregation--- how to
detect and avoid unhealthy patterns of living together in community.
Learn how to keep anxiety from becoming infectious.
Gain confidence in responding to challenges and opportunities.
Learn how to put limits on invasive behavior, manage reactivity and overcome
Discover how leaders can function as the congregation's immune system.
Learn to focus on strength's, resources, options and the future.

Workshop Leader:
Dave Moore, M. Div, is the pastor of New Summit Presbyterian Church and works with
congregations and leaders in church planting, church transformation, church health
and growth and conflict mediation.

He received his training from the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center to serve as a
Healthy Congregations workshop facilitator.

Registration Fee:
$60 per person (includes manual and lunch)
Or $90 for a couple (sharing one manual; two lunches)
To register, make your check payable to New Summit Presbyterian Church, and mail it
to: New Summit Presbyterian Church, 1800 NE Independence Ave., Lee's Summit, MO
64086. Include your name(s), address and phone number to register. Registration
due date is 4/18/2008.

Web Site:

Contact Details: Contact Information
New Summit Presbyterian Church
1800 NE Independence Ave.
Lee's Summit, MO 64086
Weekly Sunday Worship at 9:30 am
Phone: 816-246-7474
Pastor Dave Moore: x 203

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