This August 11-12, we are excited to share an opportunities to participate in a two-day training of restorative practices for faith communities. This training, which will be held in Grand Rapids, Mich., will introduce FaithCARE’s framework and vision for restorative congregations. Participants will learn how to design and facilitate listening circles while incorporating restorative practices to enrich interpersonal relationships, small groups, teams and congregational life.
The cost of this training is $100 and includes lunch - if you would like to apply for a $50 scholarship, please email Rev. Eric Kas with Scholarship in the email subject line.
In this training, you’ll learn how restorative practices 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
Learn more about Becoming a Restorative Church and participating in the Restorative Congregation Cohort at crcna.org/safechurch/restorative.
**please note, due to unforeseen circumstances the earlier training opportunity that we had offered on August 9th-10th, is no longer being offered.**