Training Tuesday for Committee Leaders

02.17.20 | Leader Development, Congregational Development | by Melissa Lauber

    The first round of Training Tuesdays in 2019, focused on equipping local church committee leaders for ministry. These 90-minutes webinars provide practical tips and insights to inspire and equip local church leaders to connect more people with Jesus.

    Staff-Parish Relations Committee

    With Rev. Rebecca Iannicelli, superintendent of the Annapolis District and dean of the Cabinet
    This session covers SPRC’s role in the appointment process, performance evaluations and conflict transformation;  Safe Sanctuaries responsibilities; and a practical timeline for the SPRC’s work.

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    Additional resources:
    Sexual Ethics Policy
    Conflict Resolution Guidelines
    SPRC Basics video.

    Board of Trustees

     With John Strawbridge, chair of the BWC Board of Trustees
    During this session, participants learn to see their work as the “mission of good stewardship” as they provide supervision and maintenance of the local church’s properties for the purpose of enabling the church to do effective ministry.

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    See the PPT slides

    Additional resources: 
    Local Church Trustees Basics video 

     Finance

    With Paul Eichelberger, BWC treasurer and CFO
    A multi-dimensional exploration of church finances, examples the steps local churches can take to ensure solid financial foundations as they focus on disciple-making.

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    See the PPT slides

    Additional resource: 
    Finance Committee Basics video.

     Church Council

    With Pastor Kevin Brooks of Mt. Calvary UMC in Charlotte Hall
    Covers how to lead effective meetings through the use of an agenda planning template; strategies for keeping the meeting on track; moving forward and prioritizing dreaming; and deciding or discussing critical matters for the continued health and growth of the church

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    See the PPT slides

     Nominations

    With Christie Latona, the BWC’s director of Connectional Ministries
    The role of Nominations and Leadership Development is more than creating the roster of leaders for church conference. This webinar enabled participants to learn strategies for helping members identify and develop their God-given gifts.  Sample job descriptions that may be useful for recruiting and development will be shared.

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     Unified Board

    With Rev. Johnsie Cogman, superintendent of the Washington East District
    Some churches are reorganizing their administrative structure to either streamline decision making and/or to right-size that structure. This webinar will provide tips and strategies from church leaders who are successfully utilizing this model and will address common questions and pitfalls.

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    See the PPT slides