The primary focus of this three-day onsite workshop is on the work of the
leader during a time of transition. Prior to arrival at the workshop, participants
read three foundational theories of Interim Ministry (General System
Theory, Bowen Family System Theory and William Bridges’ Theory
of Change and Transition). On the first day participants discuss the theories
as applied to sacred stories and to congregations in transition. Tools
for the Leader are the second day focus. Topics covered include appreciative
inquiry listening and grief, learning styles, role of the interim leader
and congregational context. The third day addresses the Tasks of the
Interim Leader in the Congregation in Transition: join, analyze, connect,
focus on responsibility, exit, and evaluate.
Tuition and Housing
The 2018 tuition
for each class is $740.00
. Tuition includes a 1 year
of IMN Membership and the FTML manual/handouts.
The housing cost is priced for 2 nights stay shared room. Sites have
single and double accommodations and 3rd night stay options. The
commuter cost is priced for 3 days.
For early and/or late stay, special dietary meals and accommodations,
Contact the IMN Office 800-235-8414 or Ellen@imnedu.org
DO NOT contact the center.
All classes begin at approximately 8:00 am with breakfast and registration
and concludes and 2:30 pm on last day.