Training Series 2022

Event Details

Date: Thursday, February 23, 2023 | ??am – ??pm

Hosts: Church of the Resurrection’s ShareChurch Ministry

When we hear the word “care,” we almost instantly couple it with “hurting” – insinuating that we only care when people are hurting. Realtime Pastoral Care, however, is more encompassing. It includes the everyday ways we show up for people – the listening, the awareness of peoples’ life experiences, the prayers we offer, the checking in on our congregants, etc.

During the global pandemic, and as we emerge from it, the ministry of care has become vital in reconnecting people to God and in making church relevant to their lives. People are seeking meaning, they are searching for affirmation in the new post-pandemic “normal,” they are searching for sustenance for their faith that has been tested in unanticipated ways.

How do we care for our congregations in ways that offer space for people to find meaning, confidence, affirmation, and sustenance? Our team will help you rekindle the art of care in ways that are relevant, life giving and that speak of Christ’s unconditional love.   

This online training takes place from 10am-3pm Central Time, with 4 sessions focusing on different aspects of caring for your congregation. Learn more in Session Descriptions.

Host Site for 10

Cost: $445 – Learn More

With a Host Site registration, you can gather up to 10 people at your church to engage in the online conference together. You will receive one link to watch on the day of the event (for use on up to 2 screens). Share the link with your participants after the event for On Demand Replay over the next 6 months (the unique watch link works for 2 screens at a time).

Your team can gather together for a time of strategic planning and debriefing during the lunch break and after the event ends. This is a great opportunity to learn the material and then dream together about how you might implement the principles you learn.

The cost of a Host Site registration for a group of 10 is $445. Have more than 10 participants? Please contact us for additional options.

Questions? Contact us at sharechurchconferences@cor.org or at 913-544-0247.

Cost

Individual: $49 / Person

Host Site Rate: $445 / 10 People

Event Schedule

Thursday, November 10, 2022 (Note: All times are Central Time Zone)
10:00 – 11:00 AM CDT Session 1: Care of Persons
11:00 – 11:15 AM CDT Break
11:15 – 12:15 PM CDT Session 2: Reclaiming the Basic Skills of Care
12:15 – 12:45 PM CDT Lunch Break
12:45 – 1:45 PM CDT Session 3: Changing Culture and Embracing the Wesleyan “Priesthood of All Believers”
1:45 – 2:00 PM CDT Break
2:00 – 3:00 PM CDT Session 4: Redefining our Congregation: Care as an Outreach Opportunity

Session Descriptions:

Care of Persons

Led by: Anne Gatobu

In this session, we’ll discuss the definition of Pastoral Care, distinguishing it from Pastoral and Clinical Counseling. Instances appropriate for Pastoral Care will be discussed while those for referral will be nuanced.

Changing Culture and Embracing the Wesleyan “Priesthood of All Believers”

Led by: Anne Gatobu and Claire Clough

In this session, we’ll focus on how to lead an existing congregation in changing their culture of Care and developing effective care systems. What is the role and responsibility of the pastor and laity in pastoral Care?

Reclaiming the Basic Skills of Care

Led by: Anne Gatobu

In this session, we’ll discuss the basic skills of Care, including Active Listening, developing awareness, assessments, and the ministry of presence.

Redefining our Congregation: Care as an Outreach Opportunity

Led by: Anne Gatobu and Claire Clough

Here, we’ll ask: What is our theology of care? How does it interface with social, economic and real time issues to connect communities beyond our church walls with God?

Jason Gant

KiDSCOR Lead Director

Rev. Dr. Joshua Clough serves as Location Pastor for Resurrection Overland Park. Joshua also partners with our ShareChurch team as Director of the ShareChurch Academy to provide practical leadership resources to pastors and other leaders. Joshua completed his doctorate in Practical Theology and Leadership at Fuller Theological Seminary. He runs marathons, ultra-marathons, and because he grew up in Seattle, drinks a lot of coffee.

Contact Jason: jason.gant@cor.org

John Edlin

Marketing & Engagement Lead Director

Jon has spent 12+ years working with non-profits, SaaS start-ups, and publishing companies to expand and grow their digital marketing efforts. He is passionate about seeing others light up with the joy and excitement of living out the kingdom of heaven.

Having grown up in the Kansas City area, Jon is driven to see this community grow in their understanding of God and his love for us. He considers nothing more rewarding than seeing friends, family, and the community love others well because of the hope they’ve found in the Gospel.

Contact Jon: jon.edlin@cor.org

Ginny Howell

Worship Experience Director

Ginny provides leadership to our Worship Experience teams across all of Resurrection’s locations. She has a passion for welcoming and connecting people into the life of the church and works to ensure that our members and guests have an excellent worship experience. She’s a mom to three young women and a g-momma to one sweet toddler grandson, enjoys biking and hiking and loves hanging out with Lola, her rescued pit bull.

Contact Ginny: ginny.howell@cor.org

Frequently Asked Questions

The entirety of the conference content will be available for replay by participants for 6 months after the live event ends. With this extended access there is no need to cancel your registration if you find you are unable to participate on the day of the live event. However, if your circumstances change and you no longer wish to have access to the conference content, cancellations for a full refund are accepted through October 28. We are unable to offer a refund after October 28.

Yes. Each registration purchased is intended for one participant. This is on the honor system. We trust if your team intends to watch the conference together that you will purchase a registration for each participant. Each participant needs their own registration with a unique email address to access the virtual platform and for access to the replay of the training session. You will have the opportunity to register multiple participants on one form during registration.

If you have a larger group, you can purchase a Host Site registration for up to 10 people. See details above.

American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa are accepted for this event. Should you need to make other payment arrangements, contact us at sharechurchconferences@cor.org.

A link to the online event will be emailed to all registered participants a few days prior to the online training session. The platform is simple to access and navigate, and we will provide easy to follow instructions. We do recommend that you check out the platform a day or two prior to the start of the event to get oriented. You do not need to download any special software.

Yes. You will have access to the recording of the event for 6 months through the online platform. You’ll use the same instructions you use to access the live event.

The time zone for this event is Central Daylight Time: Thursday, November 10, 10:00am – 3:00pm CDT (begins 11:00am Eastern/9:00am Mountain/8:00am Pacific).

What People Are Saying

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