Karen Ziel

Karen Ziel

Karen works in partnership with the team to guide congregations in self-assessment and discernment, and to provide or suggest effective programs for clergy and lay leadership development.  Contact her to:

  • Connect your congregation with the tools and resources you need to transform your work, your leadership and to discern your church’s mission
  • Have a conversation on assessment and discernment
  • Join a Clergy Community of Practice Group (For SNEUCC clergy) 

Published Articles


4/12/2022 - Groundbreakers Breakfast Book Group - A Brief Interview with Sarah Drummond

2/11/2022 - Celebrating Women- International Women's Day

2/11/2022 - The Post-Pandemic Church is Here

1/14/2022 - The Role of Discernment - An Interview with Beth Estock

7/14/2021 - The Center for Transformational Leadership Offers Ministry Support in the Way of Jesus

6/11/2021 - Clergy Communities of Practice Offer Nurture and Support

6/8/2021 - Resources in Review- 2 Books on Leadership by Tod Bolsinger

5/11/2021 - Journeying Together - A Transition Time Reflection

4/5/2021 - Communities of Practice Provide Support and Learning

3/8/2021 - Celebrating Eastertide-The Great 50 Days

2/11/2021 - Lean Into Lent

1/19/2021 - Get to Know Faith Formation Team Member Karen Ziel

10/8/2020 - October is Bullying Prevention Month

9/17/2020 - Playlists! An Exciting Innovation

8/19/2020 - Southern New England Conference Churches Selected for Thriving Congregations Initiative

4/3/2020 - Yes: An Online Retreat Can Be Holy Ground

1/24/2020 - In Partnership-Reset for a New Decade

6/5/2019 - Many Voices One Mission: Partners

1/23/2019 - I Believe in Angels-CAUCE Reflects

12/26/2018 - Many Voices One Mission: Where Two or Three Are Gathered

7/11/2018 - Many Voices, One Mission: The Rite of Confirmation

12/11/2017 - Brokenness and Restoration - Six Word Stories

10/16/2017 - Are You There, God? It’s Me, Moses!

6/12/2017 - Laughter

5/10/2017 - In Partnership- An Interview with Participants in Vibrant Faith University

4/12/2017 - Reflection on Mentored Relationships

2/7/2017 - New Faith Formation Leader: Dana Johnson

1/23/2017 - Paradox On The Mount

12/6/2016 - Faith Formation Leaders To Be Mentors

11/29/2016 - New Faith Leader: Jenny Byxbee

9/26/2016 - I Lament

6/13/2016 - Questions

2/22/2016 - Provoked

11/16/2015 - In The Words Of Hymns

8/3/2015 - Live Your Life With Love

4/27/2015 - Bearing Fruit

2/2/2015 - Living Wholeheartedly

11/10/2014 - Mercy Me

6/16/2014 - Catch the Complications

3/17/2014 - For All Who Thirst

12/9/2013 - Mary, Did You Know?

9/2/2013 - Down to Earth

5/20/2013 - Knowing Mystery

3/11/2013 - Mary of Bethany

12/10/2012 - Joy

9/17/2012 - I Don't Want the World Turned Upside Down

2/21/2012 - Create in Me

11/14/2011 - Noticing -- and Acting

8/15/2011 - Experiencing Connection

5/9/2011 - The Questions of Renewal

1/31/2011 - Shining on the Lamp Stand

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