Conflict Transformation Skills for Churches

Conflict Transformation Skills for Churches

Conflict Transformation Skills for Churches

Conflict Transformation Skills for Churches (8 sessions available)

Lombard Mennonite Peace Center is again hosting its Conflict Transformation Skills for Churches workshop. Conflict is a normal part of life, even in the church. Understanding this can help church members realize that they should not be surprised or ashamed when they experience conflict in their faith communities. What is important is how the conflicts that inevitably arise are addressed. The Conflict Transformation Skills for Churches workshop teaches some basic skills that will help participants manage conflicts within their congregations in a healthier manner.

The goal of the workshop is prevention. We want participants to gain the understanding and the skills needed to prevent destructive conflicts. We also want participants to see how church conflict can be transformed into an opportunity to learn something new about Gods will for their church.

The workshop on Conflict Transformation Skills for Churches is being offered by Lombard Mennonite Peace Center as part of its ongoing mission "to proclaim Christ's good news, the gospel of peace and justice, and to be active in the sacred ministry of reconciliation."


Workshop Schedule
Saturday, July 18, 2020

9:00-10:30
Introduction:  The Nature and Role of Conflict
Conflict in the New Testament: Finding Renewal in Conflict

10:30-10:45
Break

10:45-12:00
Self-Assessment Exercise: Understanding and Improving Your Own Style of Response to Conflict

12:00-1:00
Lunch Break

1:00-2:30
Interpersonal Peacemaking Skills: How to be Effective When People are Angry

2:30-2:45
Break

2:45-4:30
Congregational Conflict: Understanding Conflict in Groups and How to Manage It

Location
This event will be conducted online via Zoom.  Registrants will receive a link via email shortly before the webinar begins.


Registration Fee

For individuals who register by the discount deadline the fee is $99.00. For groups of four to six who register by the discount deadline, the fee is $89 apiece; for groups of 7 or more who register by the discount deadline, the fee is $79 apiece. All members of the group must register together before the deadline to receive the discounted price. After the deadline, the fee for all registrants will be $129. The discount deadline varies by session - please refer to the Brown Paper Tickets registration page for exact dates.

The fee includes a training manual, which will be mailed to your street address. When registering, please be sure to have readily available all contact info  including name, street address, preferred email address, phone number, and church or organization  for each group member so that we can send a hard copy of the manual and email a Zoom link to each registrant.


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations are subject to a nonrefundable administration fee of $25.00 if LMPC receives notice of cancellation by the discount deadline; otherwise, no refund will be issued. All refunds subject to approval. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact LMPC at 630-627-0507..

By registering for this event, it is understood that all registrants have read and agree to the cancellation policy spelled out in the above registration fee section.

For a brochure with the full information for this event, including the discount deadlines, click here


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