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Each summer, Healthy Congregations offers opportunities to engage in the application of systems thinking to theology, leadership and organizational process in a concentrated time frame.

Modeled on our year-long Leadership Series, Summer Intensives give the opportunity to focus on the work of thinking about emotional process and leadership in a three day format. The programs present theoretical perspectives, theological exploration as well as workplace and family application.

SUMMER
LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Session 1: July 15, 17, 18
Session 2: July 15, 22, 29

*Minimum of five participants required per session.
All sessions 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Eastern
Online via Zoom

This Summer Only!
We're discounting registration by $125 and offering a free gift*!

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*Register by June 15, 2024 and get a $25 Dairy Queen gift card for a sweet summer treat!

"Stamina & Grit to Live in the 21st Century Church"

July 15, 2024

Meet the Facebookers: They Posted What Online?

Presentations:

  1. Intro. To 8 Concepts of Bowen Family Systems Theory

  2. Distinguishing a Mature Approach to Social Media: Watch the Triangles to Avoid  Being Cut Off

 

 

9:00 - 10:00 Presentation

10:00 - 10:30 Break

10:30 -12:00 Presentation

12:00 - 12:30 Lunch 

12:30 - 1:00 Video on Family Systems Theory

1:00 - 1:30 Break

1:30 - 4:30 Family Diagram Coaching

July 17/22, 2024

Who’s Afraid of the Stewardship Wolf?

 

Presentations:

  1. Who taught you to relate to money?  Multi-generational Transmission Process at Home and Church

  2. Money Woes: How to Rise Above Fights, Splits, One Dimensional Leadership and Blame Around Money (Nuclear Family Emotional Process at Church)

9:00 - 10:00 Presentation

10:00 - 10:30 Break

10:30 -12:00 Presentation

12:00 - 12:30 Lunch 

12:30 - 1:00 Video on Family Systems Theory

1:00 - 1:30 Break

1:30 - 4:30 Family Diagram Coaching

All times are Eastern.

July 18/29, 2024

The Decline and Fall of Worry Over Numbers

Presentations:

  1. Getting Beyond “Whose Fault Is This?”

  2. Differentiating a New Community Identity in a New Church World

 

 

 

 

9:00 - 10:00 Presentation

10:00 - 10:30 Break

10:30 -12:00 Presentation

12:00 - 12:30 Lunch 

12:30 - 1:00 Video on Family Systems Theory

1:00 - 1:30 Break

1:30 - 4:30 Family Diagram Coaching

This program is offered online via Zoom.

WHAT

Presentation of theory and practice around systems thinking,
including sessions focused on small group coaching.​

WHEN 

Session 1: July 15, 17, 18, 2024

Session 2: July 15, 22, 29, 2024 

 

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern

WHERE

Online via Zoom

COST

$325*

*Discounted rate for Summer 2024 only!

PREPARATION

There are no prerequisites to register. Participants will be asked to do some reading in advance of the class. Other options for reading and study will be explored during the three days of the seminar. If you have already completed a family diagram, please bring it along to class.

Summer Intensive Facilitators:

Rev. Lori Ann Strang

Rev. Martin Billmeier

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