Healthy Congregation Facilitator
Healthy Congregations is an interfaith organization that understands the times in which we live in. We equip leaders for challenges of thinking more clearly about families, relationships, and faith communities. Our resources and training are based on seeing all communities as living systems that incorporate thinking, feeling, responsibility, and purpose. Healthy Congregations, Inc. has created educational resources and leadership development material designed with the purpose of encouraging healthier, clearer and deeper individual and community life based on the contributions of leaders in the field of Bowen Theory and congregational life.
The following workshops can be presented as one-day retreats.
Workshop 1: Creating Healthy Congregations
Session 1: What is System Thinking?
Session 2: DVD: "The Anxious Congregation," "The Responsible Congregation"
Session 3: Healthy Congregations Accept Differences
Session 4: Healthy Congregations Focus on Strength
Session 5: Healthy Congregations Focus on Mission
Workshop 2: Healthy Congregations Respond to Anxiety and Change
Session 1: Healthy Congregations Respond to Anxiety
Session 2: Healthy Congregations Manage Conflict
Session 3: Healthy Congregations Respond to Change
Session 4: Healthy Congregations Act Flexibly and Creatively
Session 5: Planning for a Healthier Future
Workshop 3: Leadership in Healthy Congregations
Session 1: The Self-Differentiated Leader
Session 2: DVD: "Healthy Leaders"
Session 3: Leaders Promote Health Through Their Presence and Functioning
Session 4: Leaders Challenge People
Session 5: Leaders Provide Immune Capacities
Workshop 4: Relationships in Healthy Congregations
Session 1: Forgiving
Session 2: Truthtelling
Session 3: Connecting
Session 4: DVD: "Healthy Helping"
Session 5: The Difficult Business of Helping
Workshop 5: Healthy Congregations Develop Generous People
Session 1: Life is All of a Piece
Session 2: The Stewardship of All Believers
Session 3: Money Talks
Session 4: Anxiety and Money
Session 5; People and Resources
Workshop 6: Spiritual Care of Healthy Congregations
Session 1: Holiness and Health
Session 2: Hospitality
Session 3: Helping People to Begin Again
Session 4: DVD: "The Spirit of Spirits"
Session 5: A Different Kind of Health
Healthy Congregations requires that Workshop 1 be presented before the others. If you are only interested in Workshop 5 (Stewardship), it would require an additional retreat day to present Workshop 1.
Contact me if you would like any of these workshops presented for your congregation.