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Online training for leaders

 

Free webinars throughout January will assist new church leaders in learning their roles—and provide experienced leaders with new ideas.

Each of the one-hour webinars listed below is provided through the World Service Fund at no additional cost to congregations or leaders. Registration is required. To register, go to the General Board of Discipleship website, www.gbod.org. Scroll to "Noteworthy" on the home page, then click on "Free webinars for local churches."

"Stewardship and Finance: Getting It Right at the Starting Line"—Thursday, Jan 10, 6:30 p.m. CT.

Learn new tactics for doing your work involving monetary gifts.

For more information: The Rev. Ken Sloane, ksloane@gbod.org, (615) 340-7165.

"Staff/Parish Relations Committee Plans the Year"—Tuesday, Jan. 15, 6:30 p.m. CT.

Learn to set and evaluate goals that augment the relationship between staff and congregation.

For more information: The Rev. Betsey Heavner, bheavner@gbod.org.

"Lay Leader: What Do I Do?"—Thursday, Jan. 17, 6:30 p.m. CT.

Learn the basics and expectations of this multifaceted and important role. Hear from people who have served in congregations from small to large.

For more information: The Rev. Betsey Heavner, bheavener@gbod.org.

"Trustees Plan a Year of Ministry"—Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m. CT.

Hear the best practices to help you plan rather than react to legal and fiduciary responsibilities.

For more information: The Rev. Betsey Heavner, bheavner@gbod.org.

"Church Council Leads Discipleship"—Tuesday, Jan. 29, 6:30 p.m. CT.

What are the ideas, patterns and support resources available to the church leadership team for developing a comprehensive ministry and discipleship plan?

For more information: The Rev. Betsey Heavner, bheavner@gbod.org.

"Nominations Committee Develops Leaders" —Thursday, Jan. 31, 6:30 p.m. CT.

Learn how to identify, train and support leaders within your congregation.

For more information: The Rev. Betsey Heavner, bheavner@gbod.org

General Board of Discipleship, www.gbod.org.