Courage & Renewal programs for clergy & people of faith are designed to sharpen your discernment, revitalize your vocation, and sustain your service in the world. These programs provide opportunities to reflect and reconnect with your calling within an honest and non-judging community. Clergy Renewal is a practical book to prepare both the pastor and the congregation for an effective sabbatical. “The very nature of being an effective pastor involves continual spiritual growth. Spiritual depth does not happen by accident; it takes hard, intentional work. Renewal Leave for Continuing Formation and Spiritual Growth (California-Pacific Annual Conference The United Methodist Church) Sabbatical/Renewal Leave for Pastors in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs: Seeking to Strengthen Christian Congregations through Renewal and Reflections; Pastoral Renewal. There is certainly much food for thought in "Renewal: How A New Generation of Faithful Priests and Bishops Is Revitalizing the Catholic Church". I found it to be a thoughtful, instructive and extremely well-written book. The so-called "faithful Catholic remnant" that the authors refer to need to read this book and pass it on to other Catholics/5(18).
A renewal leave is a planned time to move outside the normal demands of pastoral leadership in order to make space for God to bring renewal. It’s the renewal that is needed for moving forward in life and ministry with increased health spiritually, physically, emotionally, and as a visionary spiritual leader. Welcome to our resource round-up, a virtual space we hope will equip you to take the foundations of courage and renewal work and apply them in your congregational or community setting. Learn more about our Courage & Renewal programs for clergy and people of faith. See all upcoming programs for clergy & people of faith. Featured Continue Reading». CLERGY RENEWAL WEEK INFORMATION. Applications are now available for our program, to be held from August 1 – August 8, Please find the program application here. Eligibility Criteria: Ordained clergy; Active in a congregation, with priority given to those who will be visiting the Chautauqua Institution for the first time, and to those who are currently serving as pastor of a. Clergy Renewal: The Alban Guide to Sabbatical Planning by A. Richard Bullock and Richard J. Bruesehoff. Planned time away from the parish for study, rest, and spiritual renewal can be beneficial—and often necessary—for any pastor, as well as for the congregation.
Details for the Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs are now available. In the Lilly Endowment National Clergy Renewal Program and the Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Program for Indiana Congregations, eligible congregations will be able to apply for grants of up to $50, each to support a renewal program for their pastor. Clergy Renewal book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Planned time away from the parish for study, rest, and spiritual rene /5. National and Indiana Clergy Renewal Programs provide an opportunity for pastors to step away from the persistent obligations of daily parish life and engage in a period of renewal and reflection. Renewal periods are not vacations but times for intentional exploration and reflection, for drinking again from God’s life-giving waters, for. Programs. Indiana Program A time for drinking again from God's life-giving waters, for regaining enthusiasm and creativity for ministry. >> Explore the Indiana program.