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February 2015
$299

Church Renewal 1.0: How our church came back from the dead and yours can too

February 19 - March 25

Is it time to reverse the death spiral of your church?  Explore ways to become the healthy, stable, spirited and robust community you hope to be. We’ll cover the strategies Rev. Molly Baskette used in her church—their success is highly visible in the large percentage of children and young adults in the church, a sixfold increase in pledged giving in the last decade, and most importantly in the spirit of joy that pervades the community.  The hints, tips, and learnings can work…

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$349

Healthy Boundaries for Ministry 101 – Spring 2015

February 23 - March 27

This comprehensive 5-week online course taught by Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune of the FaithTrust Institute in partnership with the Center for Progressive Renewal will equip clergy and spiritual teachers to understand the importance of healthy boundaries in ministry and to critically discern the complexities of boundaries in pastoral relationships.

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March 2015
$249

The Enneagram: Grow your awareness & leadership – Spring 2015

March 17 - April 28

Deepening self-awareness is foundational to becoming an effective leader. Greater awareness allows us to understand our impact on others, maintain respectful boundaries, and increase the likelihood of responding to situations with patience and compassion.

The Enneagram reveals nine unique perspectives, ways we filter information and posits that each of the nine types has a central motivation, placement of attention and core avoidance. No type is better or worse than another type which allows staff to share more openly about blind spots, limiting patterns and internal stories without fear or shame. We’re in this together!

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April 2015
$299

Church Planting 1.0: Till the soil, discern & shape the vision

April 23 - July 1

Are you called to start a new progressive church? This course is a five-week online class led by of the country's leading experts in the field. Rev. Sara Wilcox, founding co-pastor of Land of the Sky UCC, will facilitate your journey of discernment and vision-casting with special guests Rev. Cameron Trimble (CEO of CPR) and Doug Pagitt (founding pastor of Solomon's Porch). Objectives: Gain a comprehensive overview in progressive church planting. Identify important leadership skills. Gain invaluable information regarding networking,…

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May 2015
$629

ONLINE COURSE – UCC History and Polity – Summer 2015

May 27 - September 1

This 12 week course examines the historical development and structural polity of the United Church of Christ. This course also spends time focusing on the emerging UCC and gives students a chance to explore social justice, world missions, ecumenism, and new and renewing congregational ministry within the UCC. Join instructor Rev. Dr. Timothy Downs (UCC Scholar and former UCC Pastor and UCC Conference Minister) for a course that will transform your denominational identity.

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July 2015
$299

Church Planting 1.0: Till the soil, discern & shape the vision

July 30 - October 7

Are you called to start a new progressive church? This course is a five-week online class led by of the country's leading experts in the field. Rev. Sara Wilcox, founding co-pastor of Land of the Sky UCC, will facilitate your journey of discernment and vision-casting with special guests Rev. Cameron Trimble (CEO of CPR) and Doug Pagitt (founding pastor of Solomon's Porch). Objectives: Gain a comprehensive overview in progressive church planting. Identify important leadership skills. Gain invaluable information regarding networking,…

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September 2015
$629

ONLINE COURSE – UCC History and Polity – Fall 2015

September 16 - December 15

This 12 week course examines the historical development and structural polity of the United Church of Christ. This course also spends time focusing on the emerging UCC and gives students a chance to explore social justice, world missions, ecumenism, and new and renewing congregational ministry within the UCC. Join instructor Rev. Dr. Timothy Downs (UCC Scholar and former UCC Pastor and UCC Conference Minister) for a course that will transform your denominational identity.

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November 2015
$299

Church Planting 1.0: Till the soil, discern & shape the vision

November 5 - December 16

Are you called to start a new progressive church? This course is a five-week online class led by of the country's leading experts in the field. Rev. Sara Wilcox, founding co-pastor of Land of the Sky UCC, will facilitate your journey of discernment and vision-casting with special guests Rev. Cameron Trimble (CEO of CPR) and Doug Pagitt (founding pastor of Solomon's Porch). Objectives: Gain a comprehensive overview in progressive church planting. Identify important leadership skills. Gain invaluable information regarding networking,…

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