Lay Leadership Skills à la carte classes: books and hotel info
Books and hotel information (scroll down to see hotel information)
Lay Leadership Skills: Books to order
- September 9-10, 2016 – Effective Leadership in Congregations with Tim Perkins
Prior to this session, follow the link below to take a simple questionnaire to discover your Myers Briggs Personality Type. Reflect on your results and how they inform your current leadership style. https://www.16personalities.com/free-personality-test
- November 4-5, 2016 – Leadership for Congregation and Community Transformation with Wendy Cooper
Readings: The Power of Relational Action by Ed Chambers and Effective Organizing for Congregational Renewal by Michael Gecan. These publications can be ordered by calling (800) 397-2282 or at www.actapublications.com
- January 20-21, 2017 Family Systems and your Congregation with Cathy Wille
Congregational Leadership in Anxious Times: Being Calm and Courageous No Matter What by Peter Steinke. You may order book wherever it is available, but for your convenience here is a link to the book at Amazon.com.
- March 3-4, 2017 – A Hidden Wholeness: Exploring the Possibility of an Undivided Life with Winton Boyd
You may order book wherever it is available, but for your convenience here is a link to the book at Amazon.com.
- April 28-29, 2017 – Governance and Administration in your Local Church with Melinda Feller
Leadership and Listening: Spiritual Foundations for Church Governance by Donald E. Zimmer. You may order book wherever it is available, but for your convenience here is a link to the book at Amazon.com.
Changing the Conversation: A Third Way for Congregations by Anthony B. Robinson. You may order book wherever it is available, but for your convenience here is a link to the book at Amazon.com.
If there are rooms available, you can get the Wisconsin Conference UCC special rate at the Holiday Inn Express, DeForest, at 7184 Morrisonville Rd. You must call the direct phone number and ask for the United Church of Christ special rate of $69. You cannot get the special rate unless you call the hotel directly. The phone number to call is 608-846-8686.
Another nearby hotel is the Comfort Inn and Suites, DeForest, 5025 Co Hwy V. There is no special rate for the Conference. Their phone number is 608-846-9100.
If these hotels are both full, hotels in Madison (north or East Towne area) and in Sun Prairie are within a 20-minute drive from the Conference office.