Critical Skills for Pastoral Leadership: Enhancing Management Through Practical Wisdom

In consultation with the National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management, Catholic Theological Union (CTU) presents Critical Skills for Pastoral Leadership: Enhancing Management through Practical Wisdom. The seminar begins at 1pm on Monday and ends at noon on Friday. It has been especially helpful for colleagues and co-workers to attend the seminar together so as to reflect on their experience and enhance their skills.

Monday, August 14 – Friday, August 18, 2017
$750 (includes room and board)*
$575 commuter (includes lunch)* Single day pricing available online

The program is open to all men and women, ordained and professed, as well as lay, who serve in a leadership capacity in church or congregational ministry. It will be especially beneficial for those in new positions of pastoral leadership. The following topics will be presented and discussed:

  • Theology of Leadership and Management – Stephen Bevans, SVD
  • Mission Integration and Organizational Ethics – Gina Wentzel Wolfe
  • Planning and Visioning – Paul Michalenko, ST
  • Finances – Jim Lundholm-Eades
  • Personnel Management/Team Building – Edward Tlucek, OFM
  • Human Resources Management – Gary Umhoefer
  • The Ministry of Fundraising and Development – Georgette Lehmuth, OSF, and Paulette Karas
  • General Management Questions and Answers – Jim Lundholm-Eades
  • Intercultural Approaches to Ministry – C. Vanessa White and Eddie DeLeon, CMF

Space is limited.
Register by July 15, 2017.
*A $50 fee will be assessed for registrations after July 15.

Click here to register.

Click here to download the flyer.

Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees

The concert is sponsored by Jesuit Refugee Service USA. There is also a paid “Meet the Musicians” reception on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 6 – 8 p.m. in The Atrium of Old Ebbitt Grill in Washington, D.C.

For more information contact Pat McDermott.

New Ways Ministry Bridge Building Award presented to James Martin, SJ

The Board and Staff of New Ways Ministry cordially invite you to a ceremony honoring the 2016 Bridge Building Award Recipient Rev. James Martin, SJ, Editor At Large, America Magazine, author, lecturer, social media personality.

Remarks by Father Martin and reception following the ceremony.

To reserve a seat, RSVP by October 20.

Organizational and personal listings in the program booklet are also available.