Completing the Clergy Ethics Training at least once every three years is a vital part of maintaining your standing with the Christian Church Disciples of Christ.
These educational events provide opportunities to refresh your knowledge on continuing ethical issues and learn new information about hot topics such as social media ethics, financial ethics and other 21st century issues. You may also learn self-care tips to prevent burn-out and keep the minister and congregation healthy.
For clergy entering the Search and Call system, completion of at least one course every three years is required to obtain a letter of reference or verify good standing from the any of the Regional Ministers.
2019 Course Options
Clergy Ethics Dates for 2019 All offerings are from 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Healthy Boundaries 101 from Faith Trust Institute with Rev. Dr. Teresa Dulyea-Parker. Tuesday, March 26 at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Galesburg, IL. Host Pastor MJ Fitch.
Clergy Self Care with Rev. Canon Albert J Keeney and Rev. Scott Woolridge. Tuesday, May 7 at Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Danville, IL. Host Pastor Adam Harmon.
Pro-Reconciliation/Anti-Racism training with members of CCIW PRAR team. Monday, August 12 at Camp Walter Scott.
Healthy Boundaries 201 with Rev. Rebecca Kirby based on Lombard Mennonite Peace Center resources. Saturday, Sept. 21 at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Rock Falls. Host Pastor Rev. Jeanette Larson.