On March 24th-25th (a Friday/Saturday), Congregational Ministries will offer a two-day training in Restorative Practice for Faith Communities. This training will be held at the CRCNA offices (3475 Mainway) in Burlington, Ontario. This training will introduce participants to FaithCARE’s framework and vision for restorative congregations.
Participants will learn how to design and facilitate proactive listening circles for a variety of topics and occasions. You'll also learn how to incorporate restorative practices to enrich interpersonal relationships, small groups, teams, congregational life, and many other contexts.
When: March 24 & 25, 2023 (Friday & Saturday) from 8:45 am to 4:00 pm
Where: CRCNA head offices, Burlington (3475 Mainway, Burlington)
Cost: The cost of this training is $125 and includes lunch. If you would like to apply for a $50 scholarship, please email Rev. Eric Kas ([email protected]) with Scholarship in the email subject line.
In this training, you’ll learn how restorative practice can enrich:
- Leadership meetings
- Staff meetings
- Bible studies
- Small groups
- Youth group
- Congregational discernment
This training is recommended for:
- Lay Leaders and Members
- Council and Board members
- Leadership teams
- Pastoral care teams
- Interim ministers
- Denominational staff
Note: This training incorporates content that is typically used in days 1 & 2 of restorative practice training, but contextualized to a congregational setting. Those who will lead this training have been trained to be trainers by Shalem Mental Health Network’s FaithCARE Staff.
Learn more about Becoming a Restorative Church and participating in the Restorative Congregation Cohort at crcna.org/safechurch/restorative.