Winter 2023 SPIRE Center Learning Opportunities

January 17: Pastoral Relations Committees
January 25: Appreciative Inquiry
February 28: From Anxiety to Trust
These offerings are free and via Zoom

SPIRE Center Special Event: LGBTQ+ Safe Space

Ally Training 101
Saturday, February 11, 9am-12pm
Facilitated by Dr. Ken Ditlevson, Director of LGBTQ+ Center, Kent State University
In Person – The Church in Silver Lake (map)
Cost: $15

Healthy Practices for Ministry for RETIRED and RETIRING Authorized Ministers

Monday, February 6, 11am-2:30pm via Zoom (updated time!)
Topic: Healthy Pastoral Relationships
This is a required training – sign up if you didn’t attend in September 2022
Facilitators: Rev. Dr. Tracey Dawson & Rev. Wendy Kidd
This is a free event

Healthy Practices for Ministry for ACTIVE AUTHORIZED MINISTERS and Members in Discernment

Friday, March 3 & Saturday, March 4, 12-4:30pm via Zoom
Topic: Position of Trust
This is a required training – sign up if you didn’t attend in October 2022
You must attend both days to receive credit
Facilitators: Rev. Dr. Tracey Dawson & Rev. Wendy Kidd
Registration: $15 for Authorized Ministers, free for MiDs

Our Whole Lives Facilitator Training

Thursday, April 27, 5pm – Saturday, April 29, 3pm
In Person – Plymouth Church, Shaker Heights (map)
Cost: $350 – includes training materials, curriculum, 6 meals & snacks
Trainers: Rev. Kelly Burd & Rev. Mike Schuenemeyer
Space is limited to 15 people. If registration is full, contact Kellie Ramirez, registrar@livingwaterone.org, to inquire about a waiting list

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