Topic: Appreciative Inquiry
Appreciative Inquiry is a process of discovery that invites us to look into what most gives life through asking the right questions. Instead of, “What’s the problem?” it asks, “What’s the gift?” This process leads to positive change by providing a perspective that appreciates what is and evokes gratitude for whatever’s next. It intentionally focuses on Defining, Discovery, Destiny, Dreaming, and Designing with gratitude, faith and the Spirit’s guidance.
Facilitator: The Rev. David Long-Higgins
Rev. Dave Long-Higgins is the current Conference Minister for the Heartland Conference. His passion is to see individuals and churches grow in their sense of the alive presence of God and all that this calls forth to be signs of good news in the world, so that all may flourish. Dave has served in a wide variety of capacities throughout the United Church of Christ. He is a graduate of Heidelberg University with a BA in psychology and music (violin performance). His MDiv was earned at United Theological Seminary in New Brighton, Minnesota. He is also a graduate of the Wellstreams Spiritual Direction Program of the Spirituality Network of Columbus (Ohio). Prior to beginning his role with the Conference, Dave was a parish pastor for over 30 years.
When: Wednesday, January 25, 6:30-8pm
Where: Zoom (register)