City Events

October 2020

Embodiment & Placemaking (Twin Cities)

Presenter: Sara Joy Proppe
October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Faith Baptist Church, 4350 Russell Ave. N
Minneapolis, MN United States
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Join for a brief (and embodied!) discussion around the value of embodiment as followers of Jesus and how we can reach our neighbor(hood)s during this time of separation and isolation. Sara Joy will share ideas and activities from her new “Redemptive Placemaking” toolkit that will spark fresh innovation for knowing your local community and extending invitations for others to experience the goodness of Jesus in the places you inhabit.

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Technology and the Ever Changing Landscape of Discipleship (Kansas City)

Presenters: Adam Graber, Dr. Joseph Kim
October 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
Zoom (online), United States

In an age when technology is a necessity for community and worship, how is it forming us? How should we use technology for the church gathered on Sundays vs. the church scattered on Mondays? How can our identity as Christians and as the Church guide our relationship to technology? Join us as Adam Graber of FaithTech and Dr. Joseph Kim of Lancaster Bible College expand our theological and cultural understanding while also giving us more robust handles on this complex time.

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How to Support Medical Professionals as COVID Continues (Atlanta)

October 14 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Zoom (online), United States
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Six months ago medical professionals were lauded as the heroes of the pandemic. After some of the most stressful months of their working lives, the end is still not in sight, and many are tired, struggling, and in need of support. Join us to hear from a panel of medical professionals about how pastors and churches can be especially mindful of the unique needs of these members of our congregations and communities in the coming months.

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Bring Your Ashes: Art as a Transformational Tool (Cleveland)

Presenter: Stephanie Leonardi
October 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
The Well Community Development Corporation, 647 E. Market Street
Akron, OH 44304 United States

Join us for an engaging workshop about using art to transform communities, cultures, and self. You will have the opportunity to engage in exercises that change you, and learn how to use art as a tool to love others through your own community work/ministry.  Led by talented, thoughtful local artists including Stephanie Leonardi.

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Leading After the Election (Chicago)

Presenters: Pastor John Yeats, Pastor Crawford Loritts, Mike Woodruff
October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT
Zoom (online), United States

Join us for an online discussion to consider ways to lead your church after the election. Pastors John Yeats, Crawford Loritts, and Mike Woodruff will help church leaders consider biblical and practical ways to lead in the coming days.

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Pastors and Marketplace Leaders Golf Outing (Hampton Roads)

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Kiln Creek Golf Club and Resort, 1003 Brick Kiln Blvd
Newport News, VA 23602
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Join pastors and marketplace leaders for a time of rest and leisure on the golf course, sponsored by THRIVENT and Made to Flourish. This will be an opportunity to connect with other pastors and marketplace leaders in the Hampton Roads area and to learn more about the work of Made to Flourish and THRIVENT. Practice balls, one round of golf (18 holes), golf cart, refreshments and gifts, are all being supplied free of charge.

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Creative Community/Church Collaboration (Chicago)

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
2552 135th st Blue Island IL 60406, 135th ST
Blue Island, IL 60406

On October 29th, at 1pm, Pastors and community leaders are invited to ideate collectively on creative solutions for our churches and communities in the following areas: 1. What is needed to keep our members engaged and flourishing during the pandemic? 2. How do we stay relevant to our community and reach them during the pandemic?

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November 2020

Transforming the Workplace into a Mission Field (Richmond)

Presenters: Jim Brangenberg, Martha Brangenberg
November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Zoom (online), United States

The Made to Flourish Richmond city network invites you to this special event about Marketplace Ministry. The event is open to all pastors and ministry leaders.Together, Jim and Martha host the iWork4Him show, and thousands are being challenged every day around the world with the simple message of “Your workplace is your mission field no matter what you do. In that mission field, you may be the only Jesus your co-workers or employees may ever meet.” We want to help transform the workplace of every Christian into a mission field.

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Floreciendo en tiempo de pandemia. La clave: La educación (Los Angeles)

Presenters: Doctor Marty Harris, PhD., Doctor Enrique Zone, Ed.D
November 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm PST
Familia Cristiana Bethel, 1061 North Raymond Ave
Pasedena, CA 91103

¿Cómo podemos prosperar y tener éxito en tiempos de pandemia? La clave fundamental comienza con la educación. Únase a nosotros para un evento en línea y en persona como invitados especiales, el Doctor Marty Harris, PhD. (Presidente del Instituto Bíblico Latinoamericano) y el Doctor Enrique Zone, Ed.D (Decano Asociado de la Universidad Azusa Pacific) nos ayudan a educarnos durante este tiempo a partir de su conocimiento experto en psicología, investigación bíblica y educativa.

How can we flourish and be successful in a time of pandemic? The fundamental key begins with education. Please join us for an online and in-person event as special guests, Doctor Marty Harris, PhD. (President at Latin American Bible Institute) and Doctor Enrique Zone, Ed.D (Associate Dean at Azusa Pacific University) help to educate us during this time, from their expert knowledge in psychology, biblical and educational research.

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Civility in a Time of Division (Cleveland)

Presenter: Bill Lyons
November 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Zoom (online), United States

We invite you to join n important conversation and training for equipping bridge builders and peacemakers. Learn practices and tools that can help you navigate this divided world in a way that brings people with opposing views together, and keeps you sane along the way.

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