CERTIFICATE IN THRESHOLD CONGREGATIONAL LEADERSHIP
You will participate in on-demand online training and monthly live sessions to equip you with the specialized skills of leading and accompanying a Threshold congregation that is facing events such as; selling and re-locating church property, merging & collaborating with another congregation and churches making the faithful but difficult decision to end the active life of their congregation in order to share their legacy for future good work. You will not only sharpen your skills, but you will connect with supportive colleagues on the same journey.
The certification process includes:
Online Curriculum: Three On-Demand Online courses & webinars (each participant is asked to keep a portfolio of your learning experiences and coaching sessions).
Conflict Transformation tools to help manage and transform conflict that often arises in times of change.
Operation & Systems (understanding and assessing financials, financial reporting, taxes, assets & contents, insurance, facilities and legal issues)
Worship Resources and Pastoral Care to assist leaders in providing care and in serving a Threshold Congregation
12 months of membership in CPR – recorded webinars, resources and discounts
Required Texts: Toward a Better Country, UCC Living Legacy e-book
Monthly live Threshold Call - Participate live or review recordings of monthly Threshold calls that will include live interviews with leading experts and a focus on course materials and threshold church case studies.
The Certificate culminates with an End-of-Year Assessment phone call with program director Each participant upon completion will receive a certificate suitable for framing and may use their Certificate of completion on their resume or ministry profile.
Additional options include individual one-on-one coaching and a certified Strengthsfinder 2.0 assessment