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Basic Coach Training Course

What?    Where?   How?   When? Asking the right questions is an essential part of being a great coach.  Basic coaching skills can dramatically step-up leader effectiveness, increase a leader’s impact in the faith community and the local community, and prepare ministry leaders to effectively coach each other in partnerships with peers. It is ideal for… Continue Reading Basic Coach Training Course

Coach Training Part 1

Coach Training Part 1 is for learners looking to learn more and considering becoming a trained coach and requires no pre-requisites.  Coach Training Part I live classes begin Wednesday, September 15, 2021 and run through December 15, 2021. For more information please visit the coach training page: https://michiganumc.org/coaching-2/

Coach Training Part II Classes

For Learner Coaches that have completed Coach Training Part I and wish to gain a deeper level of knowledge to upscale their coaching skills classes start for Coach Training Part II on Monday, September 13, 2021 and run through December 15th, 2021.  For More Information, Please visit the Coach Training Website: https://michiganumc.org/coaching-2/

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Coaches help leaders grow

Michigan Conference-trained coaches are helping leaders experiencing transition. These one-hour coaching sessions last for 12-14 months. Want a coach? Fill out the Coaching Request Form.

Basic Coaching Class

May 4, 11 + 18, Tuesdays.  4:30 pm ct/5:30 pm et – 8:30 pm ct/9:30 et pm. Basic coaching skills can dramatically step-up leader effectiveness, increase a leader’s impact in the faith community and the local community, and prepare ministry leaders to effectively coach each other in partnerships with peers. It is ideal for supporting … Continue Reading Basic Coaching Class

Coaching culture grows in Michigan

Coaching training ahead

The Michigan Conference’s lead coach, Naomi Garcia, explains the history of this significant initiative to develop a culture of coaching that is informative, transformative, and action-driven.

Coaching is like knitting

Yarn for knitting

Coaching can be hard to describe. Naomi Garcia suggests that knitting–making and connecting loops into something attractive and useful–is similar to the coaching experience.

Basic Coaching Class

January 10, 17 + 24, Sundays.  1:00 pm ct/2:00 pm et – 5:00 pm ct/6:00 et pm.  Basic coaching skills can dramatically step-up leader effectiveness, increase a leader’s impact in the faith community and the local community, and prepare ministry leaders to effectively coach each other in partnerships with peers. It is ideal for supporting … Continue Reading Basic Coaching Class

Embracing a third way

Third Way celebrates human diversity

Naomi Garcia examines scripture and encourages others to join her in the anti-racism initiative of The Michigan Conference. It’s the third way; a Jesus thing to do.

Great training opportunities ahead

Looking for training

Coach training and the Readiness to Launch network are two excellent online offerings from the conference office of Congregational Vibrancy. Sign up now!