CHURCH LEADERSHIP (FT-2255)

(03/27/2023-05/08/2023)

Course Memo

SPRING 2022

This course will explore theological understandings of leadership, various styles of leadership and their effectiveness in different settings, dynamics of power and appropriate professional boundaries, and the practical skills needed to run a small non-profit such as a church parish.  Students will engage material on these subjects through course readings, class discussions, reflection papers, and a group project and presentation.  Required for PLTS M.Div. students prior to internship.  This course is offered as a seven-week intensive starting the week of 4 April 2022 and ending the week of 18 May 2022. Meets Mondays 12:40pm-3:55pm. [30 max enrollment]

SPRING 2023

This course will explore theological understandings of leadership, various styles of leadership and their effectiveness in different settings, dynamics of power and appropriate professional boundaries, and the practical skills needed to run a small non-profit such as a church parish.  Students will engage material on these subjects through course readings, class discussions, reflection papers, and a group project and presentation.  Required for PLTS M.Div. students prior to internship.  This course is offered as a seven-week intensive starting the week of 27 March 2023 and ending the week of 8 May 2023 Meets Mondays, 12:40 - 3:55 pm. [30 max enrollment]