Transforming Congregational Conflict and Communication

Taught by Betty Pries, CMed, MTS; PhD (ABD)

Dates: April 15-May 26, 2020

Early registration deadline: March 25, 2020.
Final registration deadline: April 8, 2020.

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Conflict in the congregation is one of the most difficult experiences pastors and lay leaders will encounter while in ministry.  Conflict can destroy congregations.  Done well, however, engaging differences can be a sign of vitality, energy and spiritual maturity. Drawing from Biblical, theological, practical and spiritual sources, this course will explore the possibilities and pitfalls of courageously engaging in differences within congregational life and in building congregational cultures that nurture the tender balance between honesty and kindness and that generate faithfulness and joy. Request a syllabus.

Betty Pries specializes in providing mediation, training, facilitation, coaching and consulting services for businesses, not for profit organizations, governments and churches. She is a sessional faculty member at AMBS.

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  • Anabaptist Short Course Bundle: US $995 total for four courses!
  • Early registration: US $300 per course
  • Regular registration: US $350 per course
  • Global South Scholarships are available.

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