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  • (15 minutes) Materials Table or stand for chalice and worship materials, and a cloth to cover the table Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Four candles and a lighter; or, four natural objects such as pinecones, stones, or shells, and a container to hold them Bell or chime...
    June 4, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • Consider ways to nurture your spiritual well-being. What practices help you feel centered and whole, even when you’re under stress? Consider setting aside time in your daily and/or weekly schedule for practices that sustain you.
    June 4, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • (30 minutes) Materials Handout 2, Gridlocked Systems Pens or pencils Clock or timer Preparation Copy Handout 2 for all participants. Description The concepts presented in this activity may be new to participants. Present the concepts, guide participants’ initial responses, and encourage...
    June 4, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • In this activity, participants identify issues—both internal and external to the congregation—that cause stress for those who are part of the congregation and for leaders.
    June 4, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • Ask participants to consider what sustains them in times of crisis. What spiritual practices or disciplines do they find helpful? What keeps them grounded and centered when they face challenges?
    June 4, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • (10 minutes) Materials Handout 1, The “Who” of Leadership Preparation Copy Handout 1, The “Who” of Leadership, for all participants. Pre-arrange with four participants to read aloud the four paragraphs of the handout. You may wish to provide them each with a copy ahead of time. Description...
    June 4, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • Invite participants to recall a moment of crisis in their own lives, a moment when they had some choices to make. It might be a work, family, or health crisis, or a crisis that emerged out of a commitment or goal they were pursuing.
    June 4, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • (15 minutes) Materials Story, Fannie Barrier Williams Participants’ copies of Handout 2, Types of Power, from Workshop 1 Optional: Newsprint, markers, and wall-safe tape Preparation Familiarize yourself with the story....
    June 4, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • Gather the group in a circle. Ask a participant to light the chalice as you or another participant read these opening words from Theresa Soto, published in Spilling the Light: Meditations on Hope and Resilience.
    June 4, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • This workshop invites participants into challenging territory. The activities explore the stresses that are part of the fabric of the life of our congregational community.
    June 4, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • For Workshop 6, Faith and Conflict, Activity 3, Leadership Lessons for the Real World
    June 3, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • For Workshop 6, Faith and Conflict, Alternate Activity 1, Alternate Systems Thinking Scenarios
    June 3, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • For Workshop 6, Faith and Conflict, Activity 2, Congregations as Systems
    June 3, 2020 | From Tapestry of Faith
  • For Workshop 5, Integrity, Activity 6, Barriers
    June 3, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • For Workshop 5, Integrity, Activity 3, The "Who" of Leadership
    June 3, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • For Workshop 4, Caring for Ourselves and One Another, Alternate Activity 2, Burnout – a Misnomer
    June 3, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • For Workshop 4, Caring for Ourselves and Others, Activity 6 Keeping Priorities Straight in Congregations and Faith In Action: Keeping Priorities Straight
    June 3, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
    Tagged as: Self-Care, Leadership Development
  • For Workshop 2, From "I" to "We", Activity 4, The Margin, the Center
    June 3, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • For Workshop 2, From "I" to "We", Activity 3: From "I" to "We"
    June 3, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition
  • For Workshop 2, From "I" to "We," Activity 1, What Is Covenant?
    June 3, 2020 | From Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition