LMPC

EVENT BROCHURES

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.

LMPC

EVENT BROCHURES

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.

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Therefore, since through God’s mercy we have this ministry, we do not lose heart.  2 Corinthians 4:1

Below is an alphabetical listing of the events we have currently scheduled.  You will notice that there are multiple identical sessions available for each event (except Advanced Clergy Clinic). Friends of LMPC will recognize titles of events that we’ve taught with great success for many years; other unfamiliar titles are brand new and especially relevant to these stressful and  unpredictable days of social distancing. For a downloadable document with titles, dates, and brief descriptions of all the events below, please click on this LMPC Events Calendar2659,

Advanced Clergy Clinic 2020-2021Lombard, IL (Chicago area).  Our distinguished guest presenters for next year will be Rev. Tim Schrag, Dr. Kathleen Smith, and Dr. Daniel Papero.  The dates for Advanced Clergy Clinic 2020-2021 will be Oct. 19-21, 2020; Feb. 1-3, 2021; and April 19-21, 2021.  Participants are expected to attend all nine days of training.

Breaking Free: Finding Resilience in an Era of Collective Trauma:  This 90-minute webinar will be offered on Thursday, July 16 from 10:30am to noon, and repeated on Thursday, July 30 from 10:30am to noon (times given are Central Time).  You can register for either session of this webinar at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/720852.

Casting the First Stone: Mimetic Contagion and Church Conflict:  This 90-minute webinar will be offered on Wednesday, September 16 and repeated on both Tuesday, September 29 and Thursday, October 29, 2020.  All three sessions run from 10:30am to noon Central Time.  You can register for any session of this webinar at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/720852.

Clergy Clinic 2020-2021, Group A and Group B: Lombard, IL (Chicago area).  The content for each group is the same – only the dates are different.  Participants are expected to attend all nine days of training (see the brochure for all the dates for both groups).

Conflict Transformation Skills for ChurchesSessions covered during this 7.5-hour workshop include “Finding Renewal in Conflict” and “How to be Effective When People Are Angry,” among others.  Identical sessions will be offered on July 18, August 22, October 23, November 7, November 21, and December 5.  Register online for any session at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4550082.  Group members can save $40-$50 per person, compared to the regular rate for individuals!  To qualify and to register your group, please fill out the complete contact information for each registrant on this CTS Group Coupon and submit it to our office.

From Sports Fanaticism to Spiritual Revival: Discerning the Thoughts and Intents of the Heart:  We are sorry, but this webinar has been cancelled.

Grief in the Time of COVD-19: A Family Systems Approach to Pastoral Care:  This 90-minute webinar will be offered on Thursday, August 13 and Thursday, August 27 beginning at 10:30am Central Time.  You can register for either session of this webinar at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/720852.

Healthy Congregations:  This 7-hour seminar helps church leaders prevent or minimize the destructive conflict that can result from anxiety within their congregation.  This workshop is especially effective when multiple members of the same congregation attend together; thus, we offer a significant discount to groups of 4-6 ($10 off per person) or groups of 7 or more ($20 off per person).  Identical sessions will be offered on August 11, September 9, September 22, October 30, November 13, and December 8, 2020.  You can register online at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4550082. Group members can save $40-$50 per person, compared to the regular rate for individuals!  To qualify for the discount, please fill out this HC Group Coupon with contact information for each member of your group and send it to our office.

The Language We Use: Agreeing and Disagreeing in Love:  This 90-minute webinar will be offered on Saturday, October 10; Wednesday, December 2; and Wednesday, December 16.  All three sessions run from 10:30am Central Time to noon.  You can register for any session of this webinar at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/720852.

Leadership and Anxiety in the Church: A Family Systems Perspective:  This seminar looks at the challenge presented by the rising levels of anxiety being experienced in churches today, as well as the role that self-differentiated leadership can play in calming such anxiety.  Identical sessions will be offered on August 19, September 24, and December 3. Group members can save $40-$50 per person, compared to the regular rate for individuals!  To qualify and to register, please fill out the complete contact information for each member of your group send submit this LAC Group Coupon.

Mediation Skills Training InstituteRegistrants will attend remotely via Zoom on their preferred electronic device.  There are four sessions available in 2020: August 3-7, 2020; August 31-September 4; October 5-9; and November 16-20.  We tentatively plan to offer this event in person in Scarsdale, NY next year (June 21-25, 2021), but will not make a definite decision until the path forward with regard to social distancing is more clear.

A Peacemaker’s Pilgrimage to the Holy Land:  The trip that was originally scheduled for January 13-26, 2021 has been postponed until January of 2022.  Visit ancient sacred sites and contemporary peacemaking ministries in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Galilee.  When our plans become more definite, we will share the details with you here.  You might want to join our mailing list to be sure you get any updates as soon as they become available.

 

 

TUITION DISCOUNT COUPONS 

 

 

 

There are two types of tuition discounts available for our training events:  early registration discounts (all events) and group discounts (Conflict Transformation Skills for Churches (CTS), Healthy Congregations (HC), and Leadership and Anxiety in the Church (LAC) only).  To be eligible for an early registration discount, you must register and make payment in full by the discount deadline (noted on the relevant brochure).  Details regarding the group discount are spelled out on these coupons: CTS Group Coupon, HC Group Coupon, or LAC Group Coupon .  To record the contact information for every member of your group, you may wish to use this Group Registration Form.

 

 

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101 W. 22nd Street, Suite 206
Lombard, IL 60148
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