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 “Presbyterian Churches of NSW – Consultancy Training Group”
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.
12 principles for effective ministry in rural parishes
tim dyer, john mark ministries (tas)
Rural ministry has a real attraction. Idyllic settings, close caring communities, unhurried lifestyle. Yet these very advantages have their costs. Isolation, lack of resources, complex relationships. Rural ministry takes place within a culture surprisingly removed from the norms of urban life. There are important aspects of country culture to understand and embrace before attempting to lead a rural congregation into change. Continue reading “good old country faith”
As part of the Priests in Charge ongoing training program for the Diocese of Melbourne, Tim was involved in a training day on Tuesday 19 November at Holy Trinity Surry Hills. The sessions involved reflection and input on Healthy Self Care Strategies for Clergy.