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Featuring Sandy Lindahl
In the Relational Stewardship lecture, students will consider Christian models and practices for healthy relationships of various kinds, and the positive outcomes for individuals, congregations and communities. Students will consider a broad range of personal relationships ranging from God and self, family and friends to workplace and worship-place connections, and communal relationships that can bring new purpose and energy to congregations.
“Relational Stewardship” is part of the Steward Leaders Engaging God’s Mission online course series offered by the Ecumenical Stewardship Center and TransformingTheChurch.org. Students enrolled in Steward Leaders Engaging God’s Mission courses learn principles and practices relating to stewardship and leadership through studying Scripture, exploring holistic perspectives, critiquing culture, developing healthy relationships, and achieving financial health.
Community Focus: Students will connect relationship concepts to current trends and events, bringing concepts and practices to bear on contemporary issues of "the other" such as racial tensions in communities, attitudes about immigration, debates about the 1% economic and class divisions, generational perspectives and other topics of interest to participants.
Church Focus: The class will examine how decisions to give of ourselves and our resources depend on relationships, emotional connections, trust and teaching. Students will review and discuss ways to integrate "fundraising" as a ministry integral to all that the Church does and is, and ways to engage people's energy and time productively in the church's mission.
Personal Focus: Students will consider how personal choices affect their own well-being and their connectivity with other beings and Creation.
Registration is open the on-demand online lecture: “Relational Stewardship” taught by Sandy Lindahl.
This lecture, "Relational Stewarship" is one of our video-only courses consisting of four audio-graphic lectures from Sandy Lindahl. All video lectures are delivered as streaming video to media players embedded into each lecture’s page in its dedicated Virtual Classroom.
For the price of registration, you will receive 120 days of unlimited access to this course’s Virtual Classroom and all of its included videos and other class materials. You may come and go into this course’s online Virtual Classroom as often as you wish.
Ms. Sandy Lindahl, Principal of Lindahl Consultants, has been a teacher and coach to non-profit leaders for their capital campaigns, annual giving, planned giving, endowment, and major gifts programs, including giving guidance in creating endowment and gift policies. She has served church and religious organizations, higher education, land conservation, and local non-profits. Sandy has worked with lay and ministerial leaders in various faith traditions and several countries including the US, Canada, Ghana, and Germany.
Sandy is an inspirational coach, successful fund-raiser, creative planner, and a popular speaker and leader on the spiritual connection with money and possessions and on faith-based fund-raising. With excellent relational skills, she is a sought-after teacher and writer.
Sandy is a commissioned minister of the United Church of Christ and has assisted churches and religious organizations since 1999. Her previous employers include the College of Wooster, The Ohio State University, The Trust for Public Land, Ackley Consulting Group, United Church Funds, and the United Church of Christ.
Sandy holds a BA in English and Economics from the State University of New York College at Geneseo, and she completed courses at Andover Newton Theological School. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.