Leadership Education

Study Leave for United Methodist Full Connection Candidates

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, September 12, 2014 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a special session of Study Leave for provisional elders in the United Methodist Church. This session will be offered in conjunction with the United Methodist Full Connection Seminar. Participants will begin the week with a seminar on the topics for ordination papers, and then follow with time to write and reflect. Faculty and staff will be available for assistance and feedback.

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Foundations of Christian Leadership Session IV (Residential)

Monday, September 9, 2013 (All day) to Thursday, September 12, 2013 (All day)
Duke Divinity School
Leadership Education at leadership@div.duke.edu

Leadership Education at Duke Divinity will host a session of Foundations of Christian Leadership to help leaders cultivate institutions and congregations. Twenty participants will meet twice in person and three times online over seven months to explore their gifts; grow in effective, strategic, and theologically wise leadership; and examine what it means to be a Christian leader in a Christian organization.

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Foundations of Christian Leadership Session III (Online)

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Online
Leadership Education at leadership@div.duke.edu

Leadership Education at Duke Divinity will host a session of Foundations of Christian Leadership to help leaders cultivate institutions and congregations. Twenty participants will meet twice in person and three times online over seven months to explore their gifts; grow in effective, strategic, and theologically wise leadership; and examine what it means to be a Christian leader in a Christian organization.

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Foundations of Christian Leadership Session II (Online)

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Online
Leadership Education at leadership@div.duke.edu

Leadership Education at Duke Divinity will host a session of Foundations of Christian Leadership to help leaders cultivate institutions and congregations. Twenty participants will meet twice in person and three times online over seven months to explore their gifts; grow in effective, strategic, and theologically wise leadership; and examine what it means to be a Christian leader in a Christian organization.

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Foundations of Christian Leadership Session I (Residential)

Monday, April 29, 2013 (All day) to Thursday, May 2, 2013 (All day)
Duke Divinity School
Leadership Education at leadership@div.duke.edu

Leadership Education at Duke Divinity will host a session of Foundations of Christian Leadership to help leaders cultivate institutions and congregations. Twenty participants will meet twice in person and three times online over seven months to explore their gifts; grow in effective, strategic, and theologically wise leadership; and examine what it means to be a Christian leader in a Christian organization.

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Developing Strategy in the Midst of Change

Thursday, April 25, 2013 (All day) to Friday, April 26, 2013 (All day)
Trinity Baptist Church, Six Forks Road, Raleigh, N.C.
Leadership Education at leadership@div.duke.edu

Leadership Education at Duke Divinity will host a course for institutional leaders designed to allow each participant to work on a problem facing their Christian institution. Together they will properly diagnose the problem and begin shaping a coherent, sustainable action plan.

Readings, class dialogue, and activities will explore social and environmental trends affecting Christian institutions as well as the mindsets, activities, and traits that position institiutional leaders to effectively craft and implement strategy.

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2013 Denominational Leadership: Serving God and the Church as an Executive Leader

Monday, September 30, 2013 (All day) to Thursday, October 3, 2013 (All day)
Duke Divinity School
Leadership Education at leadership@div.duke.edu

Leadership Education at Duke Divinity will host Denominational Leadership: Serving God and the Church as an Executive Leader. People of all denominations who are making the transition from parish ministry to executive-level positions within denominational governing bodies or who have been in their role fewer than three years are welcome to apply for this selective program. A version of this program designed for United Methodist district superintendents also is available.

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2013 Denominational Leadership: Serving God and the Church as a District Superintendent

Monday, November 18, 2013 (All day) to Thursday, November 21, 2013 (All day)
Duke Divinity School
Leadership Education at leadership@div.duke.edu

Leadership Education at Duke Divinity will host the Denominational Leadership: Serving God and the Church as a District Superintendent. This four-day educational event has been designed specifically for those who have been serving as United Methodist district superintendents for one to three years. It provides these church leaders with the opportunity to reflect on their own practice of leadership, while equipping them to face the challenges and opportunities of institutional leadership today.

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Study Leave for Ministry Professionals

Monday, April 21, 2014 (All day) to Sunday, April 27, 2014 (All day)
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a session of Study Leave for Ministry Professionals. Christian institutional leaders and pastors of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship, and prayer on the Duke University campus may register to attend. Study Leave is offered multiple times annually.

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