Webinars And Classes



April 2018 Webinars


Making the Shift in Youth Ministry - An Introduction 
April 4- 10AM, 1 Hour
David Brown, Presenter

Tuition - $0
How are Christians and congregations responding to the shifts around us? Is your ministry with adolescents making the shift from membership to discipleship? From attractions to missional? From consumer culture to sacred partnering? Discover through this learning experience how we can lead our congregations toward optimistic, proactive, Christ-focused, and healthy responses to our changing world.
 

Pinnacle Network Partners Monthly Conversation
April 4 - 1PM Eastern, 1 Hour
The first Wednesday of each month, Pinnacle Network Partners are welcomed to a video conference facilitated by a Pinnacle Associate. A brief presentation on congregational life begins this event, followed by an opportunity for dialogue on this topic. Network Partners also have the opportunity to ask, explore, and dialogue with the Pinnacle Associate facilitating. We look forward to the cross-pollination, best-practices sharing, and collective intelligence resulting from this opportunity. Make sure you register so that we can send you a video conference link.


Making the Shift in Youth Ministry - An Introduction 
April 17 - 10AM, 1 Hour
David Brown, Presenter

Tuition - $0
How are Christians and congregations responding to the shifts around us? Is your ministry with adolescents making the shift from membership to discipleship? From attractions to missional? From consumer culture to sacred partnering? Discover through this learning experience how we can lead our congregations toward optimistic, proactive, Christ-focused, and healthy responses to our changing world.


Effectively Leading a Staff Meeting

April 19 - 10AM Eastern, 1 Hour
Ircel Harrison, Presenter

Tuition - $20
Are you responsible for leading staff meetings? How can you make these meetings more productive and bring out the best in participants? 

Blink, Nudge, and the Irrational Jesus - What Church Leaders Can Learn from Behavioral Economics…
April 11 - 10AM Eastern, 1 Hour
David Brown, Presenter

Tuition - $20


May 2018 Webinars


Pinnacle Network Partners Monthly Conversation
May 2 - 1PM Eastern, 1 Hour
The first Wednesday of each month, Pinnacle Network Partners are welcomed to a video conference facilitated by a Pinnacle Associate. A brief presentation on congregational life begins this event, followed by an opportunity for dialogue on this topic. Network Partners also have the opportunity to ask, explore, and dialogue with the Pinnacle Associate facilitating. We look forward to the cross-pollination, best-practices sharing, and collective intelligence resulting from this opportunity. Make sure you register so that we can send you a video conference link.


 Key Practices For Cultivating Trust In Your Congregation

May 16 - 11AM Eastern, 1 Hour

Mark Tidsworth, Presenter

Tuition - $20
When it comes to leading deep change, sufficient trust between pastor, staff, lay leadership, and the congregation must be present. Leaders who initiate change without sufficient trust in place are often seeking another call. This webinar describes

  • How to recognize when sufficient trust is present
  • The 7 key practices of congregational leaders for cultivating trust

This webinar is based on Mark Tidsworth’s book Farming Church: Cultivating Adaptive Change In Congregations.


Are We All on the Same Page?--Developing A Church Staff Covenant

May 17 - 10AM Eastern, 1 Hour

Ircel Harrison, Presenter

Tuition - $20

How can you improve the way that your church or organizational staff works together and presents itself to others?  Learn how to strengthen your staff team by clarifying and articulating common commitments and goals through the development of a staff covenant.

Shifting From Attractional To Missional Church

May 23 - 11AM Eastern, 1 Hour

Mark Tidsworth, Presenter

Tuition - $20
Remember when many people who were not part of a church were considering getting involved? Well, now churches who rely on Christian culture to send them a steady stream of participants continue to decline. This webinar will briefly deconstruct the Attrational Model Church while more importantly describing the Missional Church Movement along with how to move your congregation toward missional. This webinar is based on Mark Tidsworth’s book Shift: Three Big Moves For The 21st Century Church.


Shifting From Member to Disciple Identity

May 30 - 11AM Eastern, 1 Hour

Mark Tidsworth, Presenter

Tuition - $20
Remember when being a member of an organization was popular; culturally reinforced? Remember when being a member of a church included participating at high levels? The demise of membership culture raises significant questions and concerns for churches. In this context, more churches are rediscovering their identity as disciples of Jesus Christ, rather than only church members. This webinar describes this hope-filled, life-giving shift, along with ways to encourage disciple identity formation in your congregation. This webinar is based on Mark Tidsworth’s book Shift: Three Big Moves For The 21st Century Church.



June 2018 Webinars


Pinnacle Network Partners Monthly Conversation
June 6 - 1PM Eastern, 1 Hour
The first Wednesday of each month, Pinnacle Network Partners are welcomed to a video conference facilitated by a Pinnacle Associate. A brief presentation on congregational life begins this event, followed by an opportunity for dialogue on this topic. Network Partners also have the opportunity to ask, explore, and dialogue with the Pinnacle Associate facilitating. We look forward to the cross-pollination, best-practices sharing, and collective intelligence resulting from this opportunity. Make sure you register so that we can send you a video conference link.


The 5 Functionalities Of Highly Effective Teams

June 6 - 11AM Eastern, 1 Hour

Mark Tidsworth, Presenter

Tuition - $20
The blessing and curse of serving in congregations is that nearly everything is accomplished through team working. Over the years, Pinnacle has developed excellent training for church staffs on making the most of the team working opportunity. This webinar describes the 5 practices of highly effective teams in congregational settings. Church staffs may want to participate together in this webinar, along with anyone else in harnessing the power of team working.  


Learning to Show Appreciation to your Staff/Team Members
June 29, 2018--11 am ET

Ircel Harrison, Presenter
Tuition:  $20
Everyone likes to be appreciated, but people accept affirmation in different ways.  Learn the various ways to offer appreciation to staff or team members in your setting. 



July 2018 Webinars

Are You a Manager or a Leader?
July 26, 2018—11 am ET
Ircel Harrison, Presenter

Tuition:  $20
What is the difference between management and leadership?  We will discover the appropriate use of each and identify the situations in which each should be applied.


August 2018 Webinars


Pinnacle Network Partners Monthly Conversation
August 1- 1PM Eastern, 1 Hour
The first Wednesday of each month, Pinnacle Network Partners are welcomed to a video conference facilitated by a Pinnacle Associate. A brief presentation on congregational life begins this event, followed by an opportunity for dialogue on this topic. Network Partners also have the opportunity to ask, explore, and dialogue with the Pinnacle Associate facilitating. We look forward to the cross-pollination, best-practices sharing, and collective intelligence resulting from this opportunity. Make sure you register so that we can send you a video conference link.


Maximizing Your Leadership with Social and Emotional Intelligence
Ircel Harrison, Presenter
Tuition:  $200

Each participant will complete the Social + Emotional Intelligence Profile online ($50 value) prior to the first session. You will join a group coaching experience to reflect on your personal social and emotional intelligence in four areas--self-awareness, self-management, relationship management, and other awareness, then set change goals and receive support from your coach and other group members. 
Four sessions (ninety minutes each):
     Tuesday, August 21--Noon Eastern time
     Tuesday, August 28--Noon Eastern time
     Tuesday, September 4--Noon Eastern time
     Tuesday, September 11--Noon Eastern time



How to Coach Your Staff/Group/Team/Committee 
August 30, 2018—11 am ET
Ircel Harrison, Presenter
Tuition:  $20

Want to bring out the best in your group?  Whether you lead a work team, church staff, planning group, or committee, you can apply coaching
principles to build an effective, productive group.  Learn the basic skills of being a coaching leader.





September 2018 Webinars

Recognizing and navigating the challenges to being the church in the 21st Century--A series of conversations
Terrell Carter, Presenter
Tuition - $20 Each Webinar, or $70 for all 4

Through the exploration of challenges faced by the early church, these webinars will identify frequent challenges that congregations face and solutions for navigating them. 

September 6- 9am Eastern, 1 Hour

     Recognizing the Challenges to Being the Church in the 21st Century (Acts 1:12-14)
September 13- 9am Eastern, 1 Hour
     Navigating the Challenges of Being the Church in the 21st Century (Acts 1:12-14)
September 20- 9am Eastern, 1 Hour
     Rising Above the Challenges of Being Church in the 21st Century (Acts 4:32-35)
September 27- 9am Eastern, 1 Hour

     Serving Together as the Church in the 21st Century (I Corinthians 12:12-31)