Church Leadership Center Workshops

Worship planning, pastoral care and ministry skills are among the topics of regular day-long workshops offered by the AMBS Church Leadership Center. Advent Planner and Lent Planner workshops are scheduled annually, as are several events from the pastoral care series Current Challenges in the Congregation.

Workshop participants come from diverse denominational backgrounds and range from pastors, lay leaders and chaplains to students, retirees and anyone with a love for the work of the church.

Workshops for 2014-15

Workshops offered beginning in fall 2014 will be announced here in June. Please check back to learn what you can join in during the new school year.

Workshops for 2013-2014

Advent Planner

Friday, September 20, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. EDT

Presenters:  Rebecca Slough, Rosanna McFadden, Rachel Miller Jacobs, Allan Rudy-Froese
Early registration deadline September 6.


Business Leaders and Pastors: Partners in Leadership and Ministry?

Saturday, November 23, a.m.  (Iowa)
In cooperation with Mennonite Economic Development Associates

Presenter:  David B. Miller


Lent Planner

Friday, January 17, 8:30 a.m..-3:30 p.m. EST

Presenters: Rebecca Slough, Rosanna McFadden, Rachel Miller Jacobs, Safwat Marzouk
Early registration deadline February 6.


Leadership Clinics

January 26-27

Leadership Clinics are day-long workshops that happen on the Monday prior to Pastors Week. The Gathering for New Pastors clinic starts Sunday evening.
Early registration deadline January 7.

This year's clinics are:













For information about a specific workshop including cost, deadlines and refunds click on the name of the event.


Email the Church Leadership Center
or call:
574.296.6269 or 800.964.2627