Best Skills – Best Churches

Best Skills – Best Churches

Bishop Megan Traquair is proud to present a special opportunity for all clergy and laymembers for the first time in our diocese. We are partnering with Arizona State University, Lodestar Center to provide Best Skills – Best Churches, an innovative program designed to help you grow and strengthen your church.

This exciting program is designed to meet the professional needs of leaders of nonprofit and public organizations. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation.

The program is for six months, one weekend a month on Friday night (6:00pm – 9:00pm) and Saturday morning (9:00am – 12:00pm.) The first class begins on November 13.

Classes include:

Volunteers in Ministry – Nov. 13 & 14, 2020

Legal Aspects of Governance – Dec. 11 & 12, 2020

Effective Communication and Handling Conflict – Jan. 15 & 16, 2021

Marketing and Community Presence – Feb. 19 & 20, 2021

Financial Management for Effective Service – Mar. 19 & 20, 2021

Fundraising Aspects of Stewardship – Apr. 23 & 24, 2021

Watch for the Fall 2021 dates and information!