2020 Future Cast for Congregational Leaders

Next week I’m offering my “2020 Future Cast” to my 2019 training program for congregational leaders.  This is our final session in the series. We’re discussing top tech and communication trends that are shaping your community, your congregation and the context within which you are doing ministry today. To my nonprofit and religious professional colleagues,Continue reading “2020 Future Cast for Congregational Leaders”

November 13: Congregations, Harness the Power of Your Podcast!

Harness The Power of Your Podcast!Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 7pm EST1 Hour Session Presented by Peter Bowden Many leaders fear audio podcasts keep people from visiting. The opposite is true! Audio podcasts are frequently used to evaluate congregations, including deciding to visit and ultimately join.   Podcasts also help existing members and volunteers stay engaged.Continue reading “November 13: Congregations, Harness the Power of Your Podcast!”

November 13: Congregations, Harness the Power of Your Podcast! 

Congregations, Harness The Power of Your Podcast! Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 7pm EST 60 Minutes • Presented by Peter Bowden Many congregational leaders fear audio podcasts keep people from visiting. The opposite is true! Audio podcasts are frequently used to evaluate congregations, including deciding to visit and ultimately join.  Podcasts also help existing members and volunteersContinue reading “November 13: Congregations, Harness the Power of Your Podcast! “

October 9: Mastering your “Plan A Visit” Strategy

Topic:  Mastering your “Plan A Visit” Strategy Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 7pm EST Duration: 60 minutes Where:  Online / Zoom Webinar Recording:  Available to program members New Members – Learn more and enroll Members – Go To Program Site Many people thinking about visiting a congregation make it to the congregation’s website, butContinue reading “October 9: Mastering your “Plan A Visit” Strategy”

Personal Invitation Made Easy (On-Demand)

This session is now available on-demand via my Leading Congregations Monthly program. Personal Invitation Made Easy Date:  Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Time:  7pm EST Duration:  60 minutes Where:  Online / Zoom Webinar access provided to program members Monthly program members have access to all session recordings (starting January 2019) in our program member area. PersonalContinue reading “Personal Invitation Made Easy (On-Demand)”

Training Greeters (On-Demand)

This session is now available on-demand via my Leading Congregations Monthly program. If you’re like me, you care deeply about helping people connect with great congregations.  An essential part of this process is having fantastic greeters. That’s the focus of my August 14th Leading Congregations Monthly session.  I hope you’ll join us! Topic:  Training WorshipContinue reading “Training Greeters (On-Demand)”

The Ministry of Communication (On-Demand)

This session is now available on-demand via my Leading Congregations Monthly program. Topic: The Ministry of Communication Presenter:  Peter Bowden When:   COMPLETED Duration:  60 Minutes Program Members:  Go to this module New Members: Learn more and enroll The goal of this session is to help you take your congregation’s communications to a new level! Specifically,Continue reading “The Ministry of Communication (On-Demand)”

Ministry and Communication Upcoming Training

A training update for Unitarian Universalist congregational leaders and friends, plus a Facebook Live session on Friday! Today it is hard to separate MINISTRY + MEDIA + COMMUNICATION.  I’m constantly talking with leaders and no that the communication demands on congregations are significant.  You don’t have to figure this stuff out alone. Over the nextContinue reading “Ministry and Communication Upcoming Training”

Small Group Growth Strategies – March Training

Many congregations that want to grow get stuck small because they don’t have the relational structures in place to allow for growth. That’s why my March Leading Congregations Monthly live training  is focused on small group growth strategies. If you want to grow your congregation, I hope you’ll join us. Family-sized congregations (up to aroundContinue reading “Small Group Growth Strategies – March Training”