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e-Newsletter - Volume 4, Number 29
Get 50% Off of the Price of “The Calling of Congregational Leadership” with Dr. Larry McSwain
by Bill Anderton

On February 27th, TransformingTheChurch.org will begin a new interactive distance-learning course, “The Calling of Congregational Leadership” taught by Dr. Larry McSwain based on his Chalice Press book of the same title.

Normally $99.00, the 50% Scholarship code shown below will reduce the price of this course to $49.50. This is a limited time offer so register today!

With the 50% Scholarship, this is a great opportunity for both the clergy and lay leadership of a congregation to take this course together to top-up your knowledge about leading and upgrade your collective leadership skills!


This course will enlarge the understanding of leadership and focus on a multiple meanings of the vocation of ministry for both clergy and lay leaders. The class will give attention to three aspects of effective functioning as a congregational leader: the being of the leader, the knowing for leading, and the doing required of the leader. Primary emphasis is given to the tasks of dreaming or visioning for a missional congregation, caring for the church and community, organizing for the mission, and resourcing the congregation. The objective of this study is making congregations more vital and vibrant, and more reflective of the mission of God in the world.

To Register with the 50% Scholarship

To use this 50% Scholarship, click here to register. On the page shown, order the course by clicking on the "Add This Course or Option To My Order" button. On the next page you see (the "My Order Cart" page) be sure that you enter the 50% Scholarship Code, "LM-VOCATION" (without the quotes) into the "Scholarship Code" field (near the bottom of the page) which will discount the cost of course from $99.00 to $49.50 upon checkout. Then, complete the check-out process using a debt or credit card.

The whole process only takes a couple of minutes.

About Dr. Larry McSwain

Dr. McSwain is the retired Associate Dean of the Doctor of Ministry Degree Program, Professor of Leadership, and Watkins Christian Foundation Chair of Ministry of McAfee School of Theology as well as the author of three books and more than thirty articles.

About This Course

This course is entirely online; no travel is required and all you need to participate is an web browser and a suitable broadband Internet connection.

The course consists of seven 40-minute video-on-demand lectures plus seven weekly 60-minute conference calls with Dr. McSwain.

The course is conducted over a period of seven weeks. In this period, each student will watch the week's video-on-demand lecture and then meet together via a live interactive conference call to discuss the week's assignment with Larry and other members of the class as well as ask any questions you might have.

TransformingTheChurch.org and Christian College are collaborating with The Columbia Partnership to bring leaders and champions a series of online courses to prepare congregations to engage in transitions and changes that may lead to their transformation.

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