Did you know that the UMC is offering free webinars to help you grow in the position to which you have been elected for service? Here is the latest listing of free webinars taken form the CT district news.
Free Leadership Development Webinars
Register at www.umcdiscipleship.org/webinars Contact: Jacqui King – Director, Leadership for Congregational Vitality firstname.lastname@example.org 615.340.7295
Tues., January 17 @ 7:00 PM CST– Leadership Overview: Leading Congregations Effectively in a Global World
The world is dynamic. Technology creates new avenues for leaders from around the world to meet, pray, study, connect, and serve God together in a global context. This webinar will help leaders discover tools for reaching new people, praying for healing community, focusing on increasing spiritual practices, engaging in relevant outreach, and celebrating a culture of discipleship.
Tues., January 24 @ 7:00 PM CST – Church Council: What’s My Role?
Begin the year for new and continuing leaders by connecting your leadership with an overview of the year ahead. The church council or leadership team will discover important support resources for building and overseeing a comprehensive plan for ministry and discipleship. Additional resources for discerning the feasibility of using a single-board leadership model, conducting community assessments, and evaluating decision-making practices are included.
Tues., January 31 @ 7:00 PM CST – SPRC: What’s My Role?
Understanding the roles and ongoing responsibilities of staff parish relations committee (SPRC) is crucial for creating a healthy work place for all staff. Since building effective and vital ministries is our focus, this webinar explores strategies for goal setting, practices for increasing staff accountability to your congregation’s goals, benefit recommendations, and ideas on promoting positive relationship development.
Tues., February 7 @ 7:00 PM CST – Trustees – What’s My Role?
The trustees committee is elected by the congregation to lead in the stewardship of property. Participating in this webinar will help provide trustees with key tools for managing current and future property. This administrative leadership role involves implementing new ideas for effective property utilization, and managing property and assets. Whether you are a new trustee or a continuing trustee, consider this time of the year a good time to look at the big picture of your responsibility.
Maybe you missed the webinar for your leadership area or you want to share it with the team. Webinars are archived for future use. Identify the webinar, click the link, enter the requested information, and the webinar will be immediately available for you to view or to share during your meeting, program, or training event. Access the archived webinars at: http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/leadership-resources/archived-webinars