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Healthy Ministry Boundaries: Training for Pastors and Congregations

posted 7 Aug 2019, 22:14 by June Miller, MCA Communications   [ updated 21 Sep 2019, 12:35 by Communications Director ]
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Healthy Ministry Boundaries: Training for Pastors and Congregations

A Mennonite Church Alberta Equipping Day Event for Pastors, Congregational Leaders, and Others involved in Church Ministry Programs


Saturday, October 19, 2019
Trinity Mennonite Church
9am-4pm

Suggest cost: $40



About our Speaker
Marilyn Rudy-Froese, Church Leadership Minister for Mennonite Church Eastern Canada, will join us for the day. Marilyn holds an MDiv from AMBS and has over 20 years of pastoral experience



Healthy relationships are characterized by respect and trust, and nurtured when all know and agree on the parameters (boundaries) of the relationship. For pastors, chaplains, congregational leaders, and other volunteers, knowing what the appropriate boundaries are for healthy congregational, pastoral, and ministry relationships is an important part of building and maintaining trust.

Boundaries are complex and fluid, and vary depending on cultural, ethnic, geographical/regional and religious realities. In this workshop, we will increase our awareness of the need for healthy and appropriate boundaries in pastoral and congregational relationships; look at guidelines and suggestions for developing appropriate boundaries and self-care strategies; talk about power and vulnerability; and learn from each other’s experiences in these areas.

Sponsored by the Congregational Leadership Committee of MCA.
Please contact Tim Wiebe Neufeld, MCA Executive Minister, with any questions (tim@mennonitechurch.ab.ca).
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