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Interim/Transitional Ministry education Week 1

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - November 16 @ 11:15 am

Location:  Paisley Hall on the Richmond campus

Led byHart Edmonds, Laura Sherwood, and Ken McFayden

Cost: $395, includes lunch on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

CEUs:  3.0

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 12 and conclude at 11:15 a.m. on Friday, November 16. Evening sessions will be held on Monday, November 12 and Tuesday, November 13. Please note that dinners are on your own; those without vehicles will need to accompany someone who has a car, or make other arrangements.

Pre-Class Reading: 

Please read these before coming to class. All of these books are available on Amazon.com and in Kindle editions.

Interim Ministry in Action: A Handbook for Churches in Transition, Norman Bendroth (Roman and Littlefield, 2018).
2. Changing the Conversation: A Third Way for Congregations, by Anthony B. Robinson (Eerdmans, 2008).
3. Strategic Leadership for a Change: Facing Our Losses, Finding Our Future, by Kenneth J. McFayden (Alban, 2009).


Click here for biographical sketches of the leaders.

The schedule for this event will be available soon.

Click here to register for Interim/Transitional Ministry Week 1

For more information about Transitional Ministry in the Presbyterian Church (USA), click here.

NOTE:  this class is limited to 30 registrants, and we usually are full by late September.  Please register early!

If you would prefer to register without going through the internet, please contact Taylor Robinson at 804-229-4301 or 800-229-2990, ext. 301, or trobinson@upsem.edu.

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November 12 @ 1:00 pm
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Union Presbyterian Seminary: Paisley Hall
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