Pastors' Workshop REGISTRATION PAGE

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Workshop Instructor

The Rev. Dr. Graham Standish, PhD, MDiv, MA, MSW, is the executive director of Samaritan and director of its Caring for Clergy and Congregations program. He has been a pastor for 35 years, as well as a therapist, spiritual director, clergy coach, teacher, and internationally-known speaker.

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When:
Two Tuesdays
Oct. 25 & Nov. 1
9:00
AM - Noon

Where:
Sewickley Presbyterian Church
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Dining Hall, Lower Level

 

Pastors' Workshop:

Cultivating a Spiritually Grounded Church

Cost: $60 for two sessions;
includes refreshments

REGISTER BELOW:

We all want our churches to be spiritually vibrant and active, but how do we cultivate it when we haven’t been trained for it? How do we intentionally create a spiritually thriving church that leads to deeper lives, engaging ministry, and active mission by crafting a spiritually discerning approach?

 

Led by the Rev. Dr. Graham Standish, who literally wrote the book on cultivating a thriving, spiritually grounded congregation in his best-selling book, Becoming a Blessed Church (2005, revised 2016), and has turned around and grown two churches and a non-profit. He will offer insights and guidance on how to:

  • Lead a board and committees to be more spirituality grounded and discerning in their decision-making; 

  • Adopt an approach that spiritually nurtures a congregation through classes, groups, practices, intentional opportunities, ministries, missions, and more;

  • Encourage grass roots, organic ministry and mission that helps members turn their callings into unique ministry and mission; 

  • Naturally create a church where members and visitors tangibly sense God’s presence.