Shifts Workshop Format: The training portion of the Shifts Network is offered as a separate 2-day workshop. This is a great way to introduce both clergy and congregations to healthy practices for effective ministry and includes an overview of best practices for:
The core resource for this process is the book Shift: Helping Congregations Back Into the Game of Effective Ministry.
The Shift book is supplemented by a participant workbook that includes a framework for processing the information presented in Shift. The workbook also includes additional information and tools to provide the most current resourcing available and templates for building goals and action plans.
A companion resource, Tips, Tools, and Activities for Coaching Church Leaders is also available from the store. Your team might find this helpful in exploring the themes. For more information on this resource click here.
Based on the book Shift, this training provides quarterly training based on exploring the shifts and applying them to your context; works with your leadership to identify key leverage points for moving forward and building goals and plans to actually get there; and supports the process of implementation by regular group coaching and peer learning.