Workshops at Synod Assembly
This year's Synod Assembly will feature a series of workshops that will help inspire, educate and guide your ministry. Workshops will be held on Friday, September 15th, and each workshop will be around 1 hour long.
Celebrate Small Churches!
Rev. Charlane Lines, Faith, Mountain Vista
Honoring Our Differences: Behavioral Covenants for Church Councils
Rev. Anita Warner, Samantha Van Buren, Advent, Morgan Hill
How to Use Relationships and a Parking Lot to Help the Unhoused
Karen Hauschildt, Ulrike Hoehler, and Norman Puck,
Prince of Peace, Saratoga
Seniors in Transition/
Supporting Aging Seniors
Chrislyn Carson, Lois Peacock,
Adult Lutherans Organized for Action
Outdoor Activity (TBD)
Staff, Mount Cross Ministries
Getting Connected to Your Neighborhood
Pr. Janet Katari, Christ Lutheran, San Francisco
(with Linda Babcock, Dave Birdsall, Rev. Eduardo Trejo, Rev. Dawn Roginski)
How the Time Between Pastors Can Be a Time of Growth
Rev. Cindy Beck, Dean of Interim Pastors
We're RIC, Now What?
Aubrey Thonvold, Liz Colver, ReconcilingWorks
Can Unconscious Bias Save the Church?
Rev. Ron Valadez, Bethlehem, Auburn
Listening as a Catalyst of Change
Rev. Ben Sandin, Bethel, Cupertino
What I Wish I Had Known: The Mechanics of Disaster Preparedness
Katie Swartz, St. James, Redding
Smooth Sailing: Becoming a Resilient Leader in Turbulent Times
Rev. Jeff Thiemann, Portico Benefits
Clergy Support Groups
Rev. Paul Theiss, retired