Free GBOD Webinars for Congregational Leaders

August 23, 2012

Register and view archived training at www.gbod.org/webinars.

August 23 at 4:30 p.m. PDT – START NOW: ANNUAL EVALUATIONS (FOR SPRC)
Evaluation is a tool for vital, effective ministry. As the SPRC prepares for charge conference, this event will share simple forms and sample questions to help you prepare a customized staff evaluation for your congregation.
 
September 11 at 4:30 p.m. PDT – SERVING SERVANTS: RETHINKING VOLUNTEERISM IN THE CHURCH
Serving faithfully brings renewal in a way that "doing a job" never will! This popular workshop has practical tips to help everyone. Leader Kathy Merry is an organizational developer who offers her expertise for the church.
 
September 13 at 4:30 p.m. PDT – FIVE KEY ELEMENTS IN SUCCESSFUL STEWARDSHIP STRATEGIES
Stewardship in the local church is not a "one size fits all" proposition. There are some elements that consistently present in churches that do stewardship really well. Join us as we explore five important ones!
 
September 20 at 4:30 p.m. PDT – CHURCH COUNCIL: FALL CHECK-UP
Time for congregational leaders to look at the BIG picture! Steps for evaluating ministry, making steps for growth, adjusting goals, and looking ahead. Ideas for making disciples.
 
September 26 at 11:00 a.m. PDT – PRINCIPLES OF CHURCH RENEWAL FOR DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENTS
Learn the key factors for assessing and setting a path toward congregation renewal within a district. New and updated information reflecting the new DS role enacted at General Conference 2012 is presented in this webinar by John Briggs, Kathy Merry, and Marc Brown.
 
September 27 at 4:30 p.m. PDT – SMALL CHURCHES MAKE DISCIPLES
Vital churches come in all sizes. Small membership churches with fewer than 100 in worship have advantages for making disciples. This event will have practical ideas for building on strengths, developing new leaders, and transforming their communities.
 
Materials for all church leaders is available at www.gbod.org/committee_resources.
 
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