Sponsored Offerings

The Western North Carolina Conference Leadership Development Team offers workshops to increase the leadership capabilities of clergy and ministry professionals. Check out the current workshops available.


Seven Strategies to Navigate Change

October 16 and 17, 2019
Using a mixture of lecture, small and large group discussion, and a case study, participants will leave this highly interactive experience with a concrete action plan for initiating and/or navigating an important change in their church, a change that will enable the church to better fulfill its mission.

Provocative Hope

A 15-week virtual course from January 16 – May 21, 2020.
This course will develop each leaders' capacity to lead their churches using Appreciative Inquiry so that their churches would reclaim God's dream for their congregation and begin to live into that dream...

Preaching Cohort

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    • 6 sessions meeting once a month from January June 2020.
    • The goals of this peer learning experience are to grow in our understanding, practice, and perspective of preaching so that our preaching will be enriched and our sermons will find deeper connections with the hearts of our parishioners. And to grow in our understanding of ourselves as preachers. 

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