Jan
9
1:00 PM13:00

Pinnacle Dialogue: Looking Back; Looking Around; Looking Ahead - Three Spiritual Disciplines for Congregational Healing

Pinnacle Dialogues are opportunities to engage in conversation with the Pinnacle Team. Mark Tidsworth starts the conversation through interviewing a Team Member, quickly turning to dialogue with others in the gathering regarding the topic at hand. Come join us for informal and interactive learning, with fun sprinkled. Follow the link below the description to participate.

In this dialogue, Doug Cushing introduces us to three non-traditional, yet essential, corporate spiritual practices that can bring healing and new life for congregations who have experienced serious conflict. The three corporate spiritual disciplines are:

·      Looking Back – processing leftover emotions; explore lessons learned and discussing where and how God has been discovered within congregational conflict. 

·      Looking Around – engaging questions as: “What congregational strengths and passions have emerged during the conflict? “What is God’s new vocation for us?

·      Looking Ahead – Engaging questions as: What are our primary congregational assets? What can we, as a church, do well? What does our community need? What will be our priorities?

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/9422742532

One tap mobile

+16465588656,,9422742532# US (New York)

+16699006833,,9422742532# US (San Jose)

View Event →
Jan
22
to Feb 12

Maximizing Your Leadership with Social and Emotional Intelligence Coach: Ircel Harrison

Pinnacle’s Coaching Coordinator, Ircel Harrison is offering an opportunity to do a substantive and informative inventory, followed by integrating the learning through a coaching group. Participation is limited to 4 participants, so sign up quickly!

·     Tuesday, January 22--Noon Eastern time 

·     Tuesday, January 29--Noon Eastern time

·     Tuesday, February 5--Noon Eastern time

·     Tuesday, February 12--Noon Eastern time 

Tuition - $250

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.   Group is limited to four participants.

View Event →
Feb
6
1:00 PM13:00

Pinnacle Dialogue: Engaging the Dones

Pinnacle Dialogues are opportunities to engage in conversation with the Pinnacle Team. Mark Tidsworth starts the conversation through interviewing a Team Member, quickly turning to dialogue with others in the gathering regarding the topic at hand. Come join us for informal and interactive learning, with fun sprinkled in. Follow the link below the description to participate.

In this dialogue, Patrick Vaughn, author of Meeting Jesus At Starbucks, shares insights into the Dones and how we as church can relate with them.

To participate, click on the link below:

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/9422742532

One tap mobile

+16465588656,,9422742532# US (New York)

+16699006833,,9422742532# US (San Jose)

Dial by your location

+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)

Meeting ID: 942 274 2532

Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/acT6DAmtI4

View Event →

The Tenzing Norgay Factor:  Four Leadership Lessons to Help You Reach the Mountaintop of Church Planting
Dec
11
11:00 AM11:00

The Tenzing Norgay Factor: Four Leadership Lessons to Help You Reach the Mountaintop of Church Planting

Presenter: Dr. Doug Cushing

Cost: $20

Doug Cushing is a successful Church Planter, having planted vital, growing new churches in North and South Carolina. In this webinar, Doug shares four valuable church planting lessons he has learned from his mistakes. Based on his book: Where There’s No Road at All: Adventures in Church Planting, Doug discusses these practical, timeless suggestions for church planters.

  • Be Faithful. Don’t Be Successful

  • Be A Distance Runner. Don’t Be a Sprinter

  • Be Empowering. Don’t Be a Manager

  • The Problem’s Not Out There. The Problem’s in Here

Note: All Times Eastern Standard Time

Register Here

View Event →
Pinnacle Network Partners Monthly Conversation
Dec
5
1:00 PM13:00

Pinnacle Network Partners Monthly Conversation

TOPIC: “Growing with Your Church”

Presenter: Dr. Dan Holloway

Dan Holloway has pastored churches in Georgia and South Carolina ranging in size from 37 to 1300 members, all of which grew significantly during his ministry. Dan will discuss how a pastor can continue to grow as a leader alongside her/his congregation, maintaining a clear vision and sustaining a sense of community.

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.

Note: All Times Eastern Standard Time

Register Here

View Event →
Creating a Peer Coaching Process in Your Church
Nov
29
11:00 AM11:00

Creating a Peer Coaching Process in Your Church

Presenter: Dr. Ircel Harrison

Cost: $20

Christian discipleship flourishes when caring and supportive accountability is provided.  One of the most effective ways to develop disciples is through peer coaching between two or three believers. How can you call out, train, and sustain peer coaching in your church?  Using the Disciple Development Coaching© model, the webinar leader will provide practical suggestions for establishing peer coaching in your church.

Note: All Times Eastern Standard Time

Register Here

View Event →
Looking Back; Looking Around; Looking Ahead: Three Spiritual Disciplines for Congregational Healing
Nov
27
11:00 AM11:00

Looking Back; Looking Around; Looking Ahead: Three Spiritual Disciplines for Congregational Healing

Presenter: Dr. Doug Cushing

Cost: $20

This webinar will walk participants through three non-traditional, yet essential, corporate spiritual practices that can bring healing and new life for congregations who have experienced serious conflict. The three corporate spiritual disciplines are:

  • Looking Back – the focus will be on processing leftover emotions; explore lessons learned and discussing where and how God has been discovered within congregational conflict. 

  • Looking Around – discussion will center on such questions as: “What congregational strengths and passions have emerged during the conflict? “What is God’s new vocation for us?

  • Looking Ahead – Discussion will focus on such questions as: What are our primary congregational assets? What can we, as a church, do well? What does our community need? What will be our priorities?

This interactive webinar consists of group activities and exercises to help facilitate healing and discover new congregational identity and mission. Ideal for pastors, church staffs and lay leadership teams who desire to move through conflict and discover God’s new chapter for their shared life.

Note: All Times Eastern Standard Time

Register Here

View Event →
Centralize and De-Centralize Ministry in a New Church:  Keys to Effectively Launching Your New Church & Saving Your Sanity
Nov
13
11:00 AM11:00

Centralize and De-Centralize Ministry in a New Church: Keys to Effectively Launching Your New Church & Saving Your Sanity

Presenter: Dr. Doug Cushing

Cost: $20

Planting vital, self-sustaining new churches can be overwhelming. Strategic planning, prior to launching, is essential. This webinar will explore how to structure your new church in a way that will avoid landmines; prepare for growth and reduce the stress upon the church planter and leadership team. 

The key to strategic planning is knowing which aspects of the new church need to be centralized and what parts need to be de-centralized. The focus will be put on how to centralize and align the mission; vision statement and core habits and how to de-centralize mission, fellowship, discipleship and congregational care. 

Note: All Times Eastern Standard Time

Register Here

View Event →
Pinnacle Network Partners Monthly Conversation
Nov
7
1:00 PM13:00

Pinnacle Network Partners Monthly Conversation

TOPIC:  "Diversity in the Church--Is It Worth the Effort?"

Presenter:  Dr. Terrell Carter

We talk a great deal about diversity in the church, but it does not happen without intentional actions.  Is it worth the effort?  The presenter this month is Terrell Carter, a Pinnacle Associate, seminary professor,  and the African-American pastor of a primarily white church in St. Louis, MO.

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.

Note: All Times Eastern Standard Time

Register Here

View Event →
Women and Men in Ministry Together: A Dialogue
Oct
18
10:00 AM10:00

Women and Men in Ministry Together: A Dialogue

Rev. Debra Griffis-Woodberry and Dr. Ircel Harrison, Presenters 

Cost:  $20     

Both women and men are called and gifted for ministry, yet the reality they face in doing ministry has different nuances.  Debra Griffis-Woodberry and Ircel Harrison will share their insights born out of decades of ministry experience. Their dialogue will include discussion of hospitality, respect, feelings of invisibility or marginalization, cultural bias regarding attire for men and women, vulnerability, and the role of male and female mentors. A time for participants’ comments and questions will be included. Register here.

Note: All times are Eastern Standard Time  

View Event →