Seminars - Friday Afternoon

We Get a 2nd, 3rd and 33rd Chance for a New Beginning

We all could use a new beginning.  Most of us know what it’s like to feel like a failure in ministry, family or health.  Pastors and leaders need grace and hope and forgiveness as much as anyone. John Wenrich, ECC President and Art Greco, Pastor of Marin Covenant Church

Bring More People to Your Doors: Creating a Culture of Invitation

Learn how to reach individuals and crowds using the Outreach Method Matrix, a systematic approach to attract more role to your church. Interactive and practical! Angela Yee, ECC Executive Director of Ministry Development


Preparing for Guests

Most of us are pretty good at making visitors to our homes feel like guests.  From the interior space to hospitality, let’s explore ways to create a church-wide culture that makes guests feel as if we planned especially for them! Pat Stark, PSWC Associate Superintendent and Julie Wenrich, Church Interior Design Consultant


Crescendo – Lives of Lasting Purpose for Boomers and Beyond!

An age-wave of tsunami proportions is here, as 10,000 people have turned 65 each day since 2011 and will continue to do so through 2029. Is your church ready to respond to this exciting challenge and opportunity?  Join us as we introduce you to Cresendo, and explore opportunities, challenges, and a framework for holistic ministries by, with, and for Boomers and beyond. The Crescendo Team 

Leading the Leadership Team (Boards, Councils, Elders, etc)

This is the seminar church chairs have been waiting for.  You can anticipate a highly interactive exploration of best and worst practices.  Will Davidson, Past Chair of the ECC Executive Board (SPANISH TRANSLATION)


Leading Culture Change

Are you trying to change your church or team culture?  Insights from organizational psychology may help you increase your effectiveness and keep your sanity!  Learn the stages of change and the four necessary conditions for changing mindset, and leave with tools to help your desired culture change take deeper root.  Jean Cheng Gorman, PSWC Director of Ministerial Health


PSWC Coaching to Grow Your Church

Be introduced to a two-year church coaching plan intended to deepen faith and broaden missional impact.  Whether you desire to grow a sustained youth ministry or to equip pastors, staff and lay leaders, this is an excellent place to start.  Paul Wilson, PSWC Superintendent