2017 SUMMER SERIES
…A time for American Baptist ministers to come together for mutual support, networking, mental and physical nourishment, and Holy Spirit stirring around topics that matter to our vocational health and missional purpose…
UPCOMING GATHERING: Leadership and Organizational Integrity
Aligning leadership practices and group processes with your missional values and Gospel mandates.
Sunday, September 10; 5-7 PM
Facilitated by Marie Onwubuariri, Regional Executive Minister
Onwubuariri Home, Brookfield, WI (participants who RSVP will be sent the address prior to the gathering)
[back up: Elm Grove Regional Office if more space needed]
Ministry leaders have opportunities to talk about how the good news of Jesus Christ calls us to faithful mission and ministry; we also have the responsibility to lead and live in ways that exemplify the good news and the difference Jesus makes. When we lead our churches, organizations, and even our families we often articulate a mission statement or a Christian value that is of utmost importance. However, sometimes there is a disconnect between these stated values or purpose and the practices or norms by which we live.
This meet-up with encourage and equip participants toward
-- honest assessment of a ministry practice or organizational norm in light of its intended missional purpose and gospel value.
--alignment of purpose/value with ministry practices/norms for more authentic and consistent integrity.
Participants are encouraged to come to the meet-up with something specific from their leadership practices or church/organization norms that you would like to assess during the meet-up.
Join in on this collegial and supportive gathering that will hopefully prove to be immediately relevant and practical for the strengthening of your leadership and ministries.
RSVP Requested: email@example.com by September 6.
PAST 2017 GATHERING:
Connecting with creation and how that impacts our decisions and actions
Facilitated by Carolyn Dugan, Associate Regional Minister - Camping
August 18-19, Camp Tamarack
Boundaries: professional, personal, prophetic, and pastoral. Do they exist in the virtual world?
Facilitated by John Jones, Associate Regional Minister - Education
July 25, 7-9 PM