Learning Environments

February 2018

Teaching and Preaching about the World in Light of the Word (Research Triangle)

Presenter: Ken Myers
February 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm CST
The North Carolina Study Center, 203 Battle Ln
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

"Teaching and Preaching about the World in Light of the Word" We are excited to invite you to a lunch with Ken Myers, founder of Mars Hill Audio. In his bi-monthly audio journal, Mr. Myers brings his wide-reading, thoughtful reflection, and professional experience at both First Things and NPR to interviews with authors of newly-published books to explore the intersection of contemporary culture and Christian conviction. The North Carolina Study Center and Made to Flourish will host Mr. Myers for a catered lunch…

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How Your Church Can Invest in Young Marketplace Leaders

Presenter: John Kyle - The Fellows Initiative
February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST

The transition from college to the professional workplace can be difficult to navigate.  With the flip of a tassel, the clarity and community of the academic environment is suddenly replaced with a work work that can often feel ambiguous, intimidating, and lonely.  In addition, young followers of Jesus quickly begin to wrestle with how their faith impacts their daily work. What redemptive role might the church play in this vital season of life? The Fellows Initiative (TFI) was founded in…

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Work as Worship (Miami)

February 23 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm EST
Global Church, 17701 NW 57th Ave
Miami, FL 33055 United States

Join us for the 2018 Work as Worship Retreat as business and church leaders discuss what it looks like to "connect Sunday to the rest of the week". REGISTER HERE

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Made to Flourish Pastor and Church Leader Breakfast (Pittsburgh)

Presenters: Dr. Luke Bobo, Pastor Terry Timm, Pastor Jay Slocum
February 24 @ 7:30 am - 8:45 am EST
Penn City Grill in the Westin Hotel, 1000 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States

Connect with other pastors and church leaders in the region and engage with Made to Flourish’s National staff, Dr. Luke Bobo, Director of Curriculum and Resources and Chris Robertson, Associate Director of Leadership. Development. Contact Terry Timm (terryt@madetoflourish.org) for more information. A complimentary breakfast will be provided. REGISTER HERE

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Made to Flourish Social with Jamé Bolds (Richmond)

Presenters: Jamé Bolds,
February 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Teppanyaki Grill, 9043 W Broad St.
Henrico, VA 23294 United States

Join us for a meal, and hear the vision for Made to Flourish Richmond in 2018! Meal provided. Special guest speaker Jamé Bolds-pastor at Victory Church REGISTER HERE

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Lunch & Learn- Cru’s The Leadership Circle, ft. Alan Schutz (Orlando)

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
The Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida, Downtown Orlando, 1017 East Robinson Street
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

For this year’s Lunch & Learn Series, we have invited special guest, Alan Schutz, to come each month and teach us a pioneering faith, work, and economics curriculum called The Leadership Circle. The Leadership Circle curriculum is a tool for pastors to use with their church leaders, as well as others in their congregation. As Cru has piloted this program in a few global settings, pastors have commented that though they may teach some of these ideas on Sunday, they…

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Pastoral Lunch Discussion: Equipping your church for life at work (New York City)

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
WeWork, 54 West 40th Street
New York City, NY 10018 United States

The people in your church spend 10x to 20x more hours a week at work than they do in your church. How can you equip them for that reality? We'll share a meal and guide a discussion from problem to solution. Your hosts, Matt and Chip Matt Brown leads Resurrection Brooklyn, a multisite Church Plant. Dr. Chip Roper is the Executive Director of the Voca Center, a vocational ministry, and consultancy that strives to transform secular work into a sacred…

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March 2018

What about You, Pastor? (Kansas City)

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
Christ Community – Downtown Campus, 1708 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

Whether it's the email that's always urgent, the marriage of a congregant that is always on the brink of failure, the budget meeting that needs attention or the initiative that needs vision, there's always something. But what about you, Pastor? When was the last time you took initiative to rest? Work and rest go together in a healthy rhythm of God's design for pastoral work and wholeness, and one of the biggest obstacles to embracing the opportunities to rest is knowing what…

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Virtual Book Club- Strength to Love by MLK Jr. (Cleveland/Columbus)

March 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Are you looking for healthy models of preaching that integrate faith, work, and economics? Would you like to discuss with other Pastors about how to address current issues in preaching? Or what the dangers are in allowing the news cycle to control the pulpit? Join us for a Book Club working through Strength to Love, collected sermons by Martin Luther King Jr. Correta Scott King writes, "If there is one book Martin Luther King Jr. has written that people consistently tell me has changed their…

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Learning Community – Session Two (Cleveland/Columbus)

Presenters: Terry Timm, Luke Bobo
March 15 - March 17

The Learning Community (LC) is a unique educational experience.  Over the course of three sessions, participating pastors and congregational leaders will learn from recognized thought-leaders, visit with practitioners on the leading edge of this movement, and wrestle with their own practical plan for implementing these learnings in their own church community.  And perhaps most significantly, they will do all of this while rubbing shoulders with others who are wrestling with the same issues in the same city/region. Please visit our…

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