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September 2015

Pro-looking Websites for Beginners and DIY Congregations

September 1, 2015 - September 1, 2024

Pro-looking Websites for Beginners and DIY Congregations  On Demand Course: $125  Optional Upgrade for Individualized Website Assessment or Planning: $125 First impressions happen long before a visitor steps in the door of the church.  For many people, choosing to visit a church begins with searching your website.  So how do you design a website for…

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MBA Skills for Church Leaders

September 1, 2015 - September 1, 2017
The Center for Progressive Renewal hosts the NCLI (National Church Leadership Institute)

The mini-MBA and a 60 minute Coaching Consultation to Evaluate Your Business Plan: $350 The mini-MBA and a 60 minute Coaching Consultation to Evaluate Your Non-Profit Startup Plan and Structure: $350 The mini-MBA and a 60 minute Coaching Consultation to Evaluate Your Fundraising Strategy: $350 Leading a congregation in renewal or starting a new ministry requires an entrepreneurial skill…

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Radical Welcome: Help Your Church Fully Embrace The Other

September 1, 2015 - September 1, 2017

On Demand Course: $125  Optional Upgrade:  3 months of live instructor access for $125 What does it take for your church to move beyond mere welcome and engage in mutual relationship across historic barriers like race, class, sexual orientation and generation? Find out in this inspiring six-session On Demand course with Stephanie Spellers, author of…

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How to Increase Worship Attendance

September 8 - October 12
full church

In this course with Cathy Townley, we’ll consider the current unchurched, unconnected culture in America and the impact of the irrelevance of the church upon church attendance. We’ll then take steps to interact in the culture to invite friends and neighbors into Christian community and to the church. We’ll discover the dynamics of how church…

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Conflict: How to Turn the Inevitable into an Opportunity

September 11, 2015 - September 11, 2024

Conflict: How to Turn the Inevitable into an Opportunity Course material: $125 Optional Upgrade for 20 minute Coaching Session: + $75 Optional Upgrade for 60 minute Coaching Session: + $200 Where there are people, there is conflict.  And since the church is comprised of people, it is inevitable that there will be conflict.  Though, contrary…

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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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October 2015


October 5 - November 6
Creating Healthy Boundaries

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. Overview: The course begins with a…

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Church Renewal 1.0: How Our Church Came Back from the Dead and Yours Can Too – Fall 2015

October 8 - November 11
Church Renewal 1.0

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…

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Youth Ministry that Transforms Your Whole Church–Fall 2015

October 27 - November 24

Registration deadline: October 25, 2015 Course Description: Many people have fond memories of Sunday evening youth groups, summer trips in old yellow school buses and lock-ins in the church basement; those models of youth ministry don’t often meet the needs of today’s busy teens and families who seek deeper engagement with God and their faith. Relationships are still the key…

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November 2015

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

November 5, 2015 - February 4, 2016
Church Planting 1.0 - Tilling Soil

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…

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