WELCOME MISSION LEADERS!

This is your home for topics geared toward guiding our purpose of reaching out into the community beyond the Church. Framed to address opportunities and challenges that arise in our current societal and cultural climates, this series presents tangible, actionable strategies to progress share the love of Jesus and hold out truth to a hurting world.

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Subject Presenter:

W. TALI HAIRSTON

SESSION 2:

HOW CAN THE CHURCH SHOW
UP IN THE COMMUNITY?

Date: MAY 6
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM PST / 3:00PM-4:00PM EST

  • Discuss how the church can become the sought after “think tank” for best practices and real solutions in the community
  • Learn how shifting from a hero mentality to a host mentality makes room for the Holy Spirit
  • Gain practical insight into how the church can live out its mandate to serve its neighbors

Subject Presenter:

W. TALI HAIRSTON

SESSION 3:

EFFECTIVE SOCIAL
COMMUNICATION WITH
COMMUNITY LEADERS

Date: JUNE 3
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM PST / 3:00PM-4:00PM EST

  • Explore how to invite community leaders into engaging with tough issues in new ways
  • Learn how asking good questions – a skill modeled by Jesus – can help disarm conflict and change mindsets
  • Hear from W. Tali Hairston, an expert sought out by governments and community leaders to implement transformational listening techniques in challenging cross-cultural settings

Subject Presenter:

JON BAILEY

SESSION 4:

PASTORING THE COMMUNITY
BEYOND THE CHURCH

Date: JULY 1
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM PST / 3:00PM-4:00PM EST

  • Explore the Biblical model of compassion for the community – those Jesus saw as “sheep without a shepherd”
  • From Mission Leader to Shepherd in 24 hrs
  • Wholistic Transformation

Subject Presenter:

HAZEN STEVENS

SESSION 5:

BECOMING THE CATALYST FOR
UNITY IN THE COMMUNITY

Date: AUGUST 5
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM PST / 3:00PM-4:00PM EST

  • Discuss the Biblical precedent for the Church’s role in fostering unity
  • Gain an understanding of what the church can practically do to promote reconciliation
  • Develop ideas for your church’s next step in being a catalyst for community transformation

Subject Presenter:

HAZEN STEVENS

SESSION 6:

THE CHURCH AND CIVIL UNREST

Date: SEPTEMBER 2
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM PST / 3:00PM-4:00PM EST

  • Discuss the community’s definition of unity and conflict, and the church’s role
  • Explore how the church can engage with the community on tough topics in a way that honors pain and promotes healing
  • Hear from expert Hazen Stevens who has been working with leaders in the crosscultural, reconciliation, and community development space since 2008

Subject Presenter:

DANIELLE PAYMENT

SESSION 7:

THE VALUE OF DEVELOPING
A MISSION RHYTHM

Date: OCTOBER 7
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM PST / 3:00PM-4:00PM EST

  • Learn how to bring increased structure and sanity to mobilizing your members to mission
  • Explore how to decrease “compassion fatigue” as you call more members into service
  • Gain practical tools and next steps from a seasoned mission leader

Subject Presenter:

LYLA GRIMM

SESSION 8:

WHAT ABOUT 2022

Date: NOVEMBER 4
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM PST / 3:00PM-4:00PM EST

  • Review the lessons of 2021 and how they apply to the opportunities and challenges of 2022
  • Look ahead to the coming hot topics for mission leaders
  • Prepare a plan for 2022 to set your church members on a path to greater service and impact
  • Personal reflection
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