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Theology on the Prairie


Leading Change

Presenter:  the Rev. Louise N. Johnson- President of Wartburg Theological Seminary

In a time of rapid change (some would say decline) in the landscape of American Religious Life, the calling to lead church organizations has become synonymous with change leadership.

Change leadership is a sophisticated task that calls for the leader to navigate a series of complex, interconnected systems.  No two challenges are alike!  No two systems are alike!  No two solutions are alike!  

Effective change leadership involves careful identification and analysis of challenges; familiarity with key concepts in change leadership; collaboration with other high-capacity leaders; and planning and accountability in addressing tough challenges.

And perhaps, most of all, deepened faith and the accompaniment of trusted colleagues!

Join fellow rostered leaders and lay leadership for fellowship, relaxation, learning, discussion, and worship. Retreat includes six meals and four lectures. 

Earlier Event: April 28
Women's L.I.F.E. Weekend
Later Event: June 11
Week 1 (Specialty)