The second round of Faithfulness in Service seminars was held in Sydney over the last two weeks. Tim was involved in seminars at Christ Church Anglican Church, St Ives and St Anne’s Anglican Church, Ryde on Thursday 14th August, and at Christ Church, Mortdale and Moore Theological College on Friday 15th August and at Figtree Anglican Church on the 21st August. The central issue of ‘Relational Power in Ministry’ was explored over three sessions; “The Sources of Relational Power in Ministry”, “Power and Vulnerability” and “Strategies for Wellbeing”. The notes for the seminar are available in the remainder of this post. Continue reading
On Monday 18, August, members of the New South Wales Presbyterian Consultancy team met with Tim to reflect on conflicted situations in church life and to look at potential positive intervention strategies. The training day covered differences in consultation process, assessment tools, mediation skills, maintaining positive relationships and preparation for conflict. Continue reading
The Anglican Church Diocese of Sydney Parish Recovery Teams met for training on Wednesday 13 August in West Concord. During the day’s training we reviewed the four central processes of recovery and looked at issues of conflict and consultancy during transition. Training notes will soon be available from the group website. Please check here for access instructions.
Workshop 3 for the Churches of Christ Church Consultancy team was held in Melbourne on Tuesday 12th August. The notes from the training workshop are being updated on our team group site. Please contact Tim or Patricia if there is any difficulty accessing this site. Instructions are provided in this linked post.