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Conflict Transformation

Whether in the home, school, community, church, or workplace, conflict is inevitable. The ability to address conflict in a win-win manner and to bring healing to broken relationships is crucial for all, particularly for leaders in the church.

The Ministry of Reconciliation

We offer webinars, single-day workshops, and multi-day seminars on a variety of Christian peace and justice issues, including training events that help churches discover how conflict can be an opportunity for spiritual growth and reconciliation.

Mediation Training

We provide mediation services where conflict has created division within the church, clouded its vision, and derailed its mission.  We can help you confront those challenges that prevent your congregation from becoming all that God intends it to be.

Who We Are

The Lombard Mennonite Peace Center seeks to proclaim Christ’s good news, the gospel of peace and justice, and to be active in the sacred ministry of reconciliation, wherever and whenever we can.

What We Do

The Lombard Mennonite Peace Center provides speakers and education resources for churches of all denominations on biblical peace and justice issues, as well as conflict transformation skills training and training for church leaders grounded in family systems theory. We also provide mediation and consultation services for churches, schools, and other organizations.

Get Involved

Ask us questions. Explore our website further. Register for a workshop. Encourage a friend to register also. Purchase a book. Make a donation. Suggest to your church that they sponsor one of our workshops. Healing and reconciliation can begin only when you take the next step!

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the latest news from LMPC

Dates Announced for MSTI in 2022

Next year there will be five sessions of our Mediation Skills Training Institute for Church Leaders:  March 14-18, May 9-13, June 13-17, August 1-5, and November 14-18, 2022.  We have not yet determined whether or where we will hold in-person sessions of this popular event.  The last session of MSTI this year, which will be conducted remotely via Zoom, is November 15-19, 2021.  For a Save-the-Date flyer for MSTI 2022, click here.  For a more comprehensive list of events, please consult this LMPC Program Calendar 2022.

Facilitating Healthy Pastor-Congregation Relations

This workshop will be led by Richard Blackburn, LMPC Director Emeritus and Senior Consultant, on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 8:30am to 4:30pm (Central Time).  Participants will learn strategies that will allow their churches to function in healthier ways.  For a workshop schedule and a list of topics to be covered, consult this FHPCR Brochure.

Group Discounts Available for our One-Day Workshops

For groups of four or more that plan to attend Conflict Transformation Skills, Healthy Congregations, or Leadership and Anxiety in the Church, we offer a discount of $15 per person.  To be eligible for the discount, your group must register all together with a single payment.  You may wish to use this FORM  to list the names and contact information for all members of your group.