Leadership and Ministry Development
From the very beginning of his ministry, Jesus engaged in the recruitment and development of disciples for spreading the Good News among the people of Israel and eventually to all corners of the world. His approach was deceptively simple: calling to fishermen, a tax collector, a hairdresser, and other ordinary folks he encountered, with the simple declaration: “Follow me.” And though he sent them out on the byways with little more than the clothes on their backs,
Prayer, study, and praxis continue to be the foundations of our work to develop ministry and leaders in the church today. Our tools and procedures may be more complex, but the goals we strive for are much the same: developing effective leaders and ministers of the Gospel.
For clergy, this work takes place in structured programs like the Church Development Institute, Fresh Start, seminars and consultations through the Alban Institute, Credo Institute conferences, and Clergy Day gatherings; and more informally through collegial networks and fellowship opportunities at Convocation and Diocesan Convention. Additional opportunities for spiritual and vocational development are available through the Commission on Ministry and the Commission on Ministry and Development.
We've got two upcoming Leadership Days scheduled for 2018.
Winter Leadership Day―Saturday, February 24, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Registration for the Winter Leadership Day is now closed.
Fall Leadership Day―Saturday, September 15, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Questions? Contact Peggy Bean at 414-272-3028 or