Lay Boundary Awareness
Healthy Boundaries, Healthy Churches is designed for Lay Leaders (and their pastor). Here we explore some case studies, consensus building, communication, covenant, pastoral expectations, and boundary violations. $15 for individuals, $12 for church groups of 3 or more. Pastors are free with paying church member. Cost includes lunch.
Retired Boundary Awareness
Healthy Practices in the Third-Third is for retired and near retirement clergy. We will explore topics around vocation and identity as well as look at some of the logistics of leaving well and in some cases becoming a member instead of the pastor. With much of the expertise already in the room, we anticipate lively discussion of life in real-world retirement and how we navigate the blessings and challenges of this time in our lives. Cost is $10
Advanced Boundary Awareness
- June 8: 9-1 Engaging Scripture as LifeForce and Financing Life and Ministry (4hr) at Susquehanna University
This is two advanced sessions combined on a single day. Here we dive deep into Scriptural stories of call as well as our own and then turn our attention to personal and church finances. We will discuss how our “Yes” to God invites “No” to other inquiries. Cost is $30 and includes lunch at SU following.
This session will look at relational skills, self-awareness and differentiation as well as engagement with Safe Conduct Workbench resources and how these boundaries can enrich and inform ministry. Cost is $10.
Child Abuse History Clearances:
The state of Pennsylvania requires that volunteers and employees undergo background checks. Here are the three background checks they require:
- Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance
- Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Records Check
- Federal Criminal History Record Information (CHRI)