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Interim/Transitional Ministry Education Week
November 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - November 15, 2019 @ 11:15 am
LOCATION: Paisley Hall on the Richmond campus
LED BY: Hart Edmonds, Laura Sherwood, and Ken McFayden
COST: $445, includes lunch on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
Note: Beginning October 15, registration price increases by $25. Register early and save!
The cost of lunches on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday and snacks is included in the cost of registration. When you register you will be asked to indicate any food preferences (gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, etc.). Please note that dinners are on your own; those without vehicles will need to accompany someone who has a car, or make other arrangements.
Housing on campus is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. You can sign up for housing, for an additional cost, when you register. Single and double occupancy rooms are available.
If you prefer a hotel, we can supply a list of recommendations. Contact our Housing Coordinator for more info.
DESCRIPTION: For pastors and church leaders interested in interim ministry and/or congregations in transition. The intense 30-hour course provides the basics for understanding interim ministry and transitional ministry.
Registration for this event is limited to 30. Interim Ministry Education will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 11 and conclude at 11:15 a.m. on Friday, November 15. Evening sessions will be held on Monday, November 11 and Tuesday, November 12.
REQUIRED READING (prior to class):
Please read these before coming to class. All of these books are available on Amazon.com and in Kindle editions.
1. Interim Ministry in Action: A Handbook for Churches in Transition, Norman Bendroth (Roman and Littlefield, 2018).
2. Healing Our Broken Humanity, by Grace Ji-Sun Kim and Graham Hill (IVP Press, 2018).
3. Strategic Leadership for a Change: Facing Our Losses, Finding Our Future, by Kenneth J. McFayden (Alban, 2009).
For more information about Transitional Ministry in the Presbyterian Church (USA), click here.
Note: This class has reached maximum capacity, and a Waiting List has been started. To join the Waiting List, please use the above registration link. No tuition is collected to join the Waiting List.