2018 Mid-Atlantic Congress
(Thursday, Feb. 15-Saturday, Feb. 17)
Divine Renovation: Developing Parish Leaders for the 21st Century is a track for pastors/pastoral life directors and their staff to look at ways to renew and revitalize your parish for mission and evangelization.
Fr. Simon and Ron Huntley, leaders of numerous Divine Renovation workshops with Fr. James Mallon, author of the book, will lead you and your pastoral team through highly successful strategies to renew your parish life and make it a source of evangelization in your community.
Here’s what you need to know in order to participate.
Fr. Simon Lobo is pastor of St. Benedict Parish, and mentored by Fr. James Mallon. He has recently published a book, Priest, Prophet, Pupil, based on what he has learned about parish renewal and leadership through Divine Renovation.
Since working side-by-side with Fr. James Mallon to transform St. Benedict Parish, Halifax, Canada, Ron Huntley continues his work through international speaking engagements, the Divine Renovation podcast, and the Divine Renovation coaching network.
TRAINING OF THE TRAINERS -- BUILDING INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE FOR MINISTRY
(Thursday, Feb. 15-Friday, Feb. 16)
Training of the Trainers workshop provides an opportunity for ministers to attain a foundational level of competence in intercultural relations and communications. It is also designed to orient trainers to methodology, strategies, and activities suited to teach the content of the program.
The two-day workshop aims to prepare the ministry leader to:
THE "ENGAGED" PARISH: BEST PRACTICES TO FOSTER A VIBRANT COMMUNITY OF FAITH-FILLED PARISHIONERS
(Friday, Feb. 16)
During this full-day track, you will learn about the best practices and practical ideas for getting and keeping the attention of parishioners, operating in gratitude for your abundant gifts, and setting a direction for the parish that inspires everyone. You will also hear ideas about working as a full parish leadership team to catechize and form everyone to know and love Christ.
Who should attend? This Intensive is especially for clergy, business managers, parish administrators, financial managers and committees, stewardship committees, and faith formation leaders.
Sponsor: Our Sunday Visitor
¡CELEBREMOS! LET US CELEBRATE! (Hispanic Music Track) (en espanol)
(Saturday, Feb. 17)
Un día de formación, reflexión, y oración para ministros de música
Acompaña Peter Kolar, Rafael Moreno, y Ángel Correa en un día de instituto para directores de música, directores de coros, y músicos pastorales, ofrecida completamente en español.
Sponsor: World Library Publications