Pre-Institute Sessions

Resources from 2017 Pre-Institute Workshops are available on ShareChurch.com. A link to these Resources can also be found by clicking the individual workshop below. Link to Resources will be in the right column.

Pre-Institute Sessions

Thank you for attending Leadership Institute 2017. Below you will find descriptions of the Pre-Institute workshops for 2017 and links to Resources, where available. Information for Leadership Institute 2018 will be available in May 2018.

A Practical Approach to Human ResourcesLisa Viehweg, Janelle GregoryChurch Operations & Leadership, Pre-Institute PM
Behind the Scenes of KiDSCORNick Ransom, Lori TruppEducation Ministry, Pre-Institute PM
Building a Creative and Authentic Culture in WorshipJustin Huey, Matt BiselPre-Institute PM, Worship Arts
Building a Disciple Making MinistryMichelle KirbyAdult Discipleship, Pre-Institute AM
Building a Foundation: The Essentials of Student MinistryDave MageeEducation Ministry, Pre-Institute AM
Church Governance and Strategic PlanningDan EntwistleChurch Operations & Leadership, Pre-Institute PM
Creating a Culture of CallTeri Chalker, Wendy Chrostek, Taylor Ogden ThomasEducation Ministry, Pre-Institute PM
Creating a Culture of Radical HospitalityDebi NixonConnections Ministry, Pre-Institute AM
Creating Successful Support MinistriesKaren LampeConnections Ministry, Pre-Institute PM
Financial Practices for Churches of All SizesBrent Messick, Kelly WilliamsChurch Operations & Leadership, Pre-Institute AM
Going Multi-SiteScott Chrostek, Jason Gant, Penny EllwoodChurch Operations & Leadership, Pre-Institute PM
Leadership Lessons from MosesOlu BrownChurch Operations & Leadership, Pre-Institute PM
Learning Contentment in a Culture of MoreMelissa SpoelstraAdult Discipleship, Pre-Institute AM, Pre-Institute PM
Making Connections - Visitor and Member Follow-UpYvonne Gentile, Melanie Hill, Ginny HowellConnections Ministry, Pre-Institute PM
More than Coffee: A Workshop Conversation on Millennials and ChurchChris AbelConnections Ministry, Pre-Institute AM
Nine Essential Processes for An Optimized ChurchKay KotanChurch Operations & Leadership, Pre-Institute AM, Pre-Institute PM
Personal Evangelism & Creating a Culture of InvitationScott Chrostek, Kelly SisneyConnections Ministry, Pre-Institute AM
Planning Worship from Singing to SermonGlen ShoupPre-Institute PM, Worship Arts
Reaching Boomers with Dynamic MinistryClayton Smith, Shari Wilkins, Dave WilsonAdult Discipleship, Pre-Institute AM
Revitalizing Worship Through Creativity for Small and Medium Size ChurchesJason MoorePre-Institute AM, Pre-Institute PM, Worship Arts
Small Group Essentials: Making Small Groups G.R.E.A.T.Chris FolmsbeeAdult Discipleship, Pre-Institute PM
Special Needs Ministry? Just Do It!Jennifer Ross, Joan BairdEducation Ministry, Pre-Institute PM
Spiritual Gifts Discovery: Putting Your Spiritual Gifts (and Your Congregation's) to WorkMelanie Hill, Darrell HoltzAdult Discipleship, Pre-Institute AM
Start This/Stop ThatJim Cowart, Jen CowartChurch Operations & Leadership, Pre-Institute AM, Pre-Institute PM
The Caring Congregation, Strategies for Empowering Clergy and Laity in the Ministry of CareKaren LampeConnections Ministry, Pre-Institute AM
The Church Communicators Tool BoxCathy BienConnections Ministry, Pre-Institute AM
The Connected Life: Small Groups that Build CommunityJacob ArmstrongAdult Discipleship, Pre-Institute AM, Pre-Institute PM
The Essentials of Children's MinistryLori Trupp, Nick RansomEducation Ministry, Pre-Institute AM
The Nuts and Bolts of Traditional and Contemporary Music MinistryKevin Bogan, Lance WinklerPre-Institute AM, Worship Arts
Transformational Serving Beyond Your Community (Global and US Missions)Cayce Stapp, Carol CartmillAdult Discipleship, Pre-Institute AM
Transforming Your Local Community Through Mission ServiceCarol CartmillAdult Discipleship, Pre-Institute PM
Turnaround Churches: Walking with Your Congregation in the Steps of NehemiahJoseph DanielsAdult Discipleship, Pre-Institute AM, Pre-Institute PM
Unleashing the Generosity of Your CongregationClayton Smith, Ken SloanChurch Operations & Leadership, Pre-Institute PM
Unleashing the Word-Preaching with Relevance, Purpose and PassionAdam HamiltonPre-Institute AM, Worship Arts
What Do You Want From Me? Ministry to Middle School and High School StudentsAndy Guarini, Sam Johnson, Dave MageeEducation Ministry, Pre-Institute PM
Women's MinistryMichelle Funk, Abby O'Neill, Marty Sinclair, Shirley Yarick, Michelle LentellAdult Discipleship, Pre-Institute AM