Leadership Development Topics/Retreats/Conferences by Kris Swiatocho
If you're ready to jump start or rev up your single adult ministry, it's time to call Kris Swiatocho, Director of The Singles Network Ministries.
• Seminars, ranging in length from one hour to a half-day • Training, ranging in length from half-day to several months • Single Adults, Whole Church, Women, Young Adult, etc.
Take a look at the following topics; when you see one or more that you're interested in, Kris can fit the content into a seminar just a few hours long or into a series of in-depth training sessions. It's totally up to you and your team. •Contacting, Connecting and Keeping Your Folks: Where are they? Why haven't they come back? Why do they come and leave? •Yea, I'm Out of the Boat, Now What? Taking Your Leadership To the Next Level •A Banana, a Feather, and a Brick: Teaching with objects to get the message across •What Do You Mean I am too Young? Equipping your "congregation" to minister to single adults. •That's How I Roll: How to work with/serve beside others. •My Happy Drawer: Staying encouraged as a leader/pastor in the midst of leading. •Called to Teach: Learning skills to teach effectively with a purpose •D4: Four Levels of Discipleship: Personally and as a ministry. •The War Room? Prayer in our ministries has to be more than praying for someone's sister, health issue, job's. This workshop teaches you the effective way to pray with expectation and results. •Here Comes Da Judge, Here Come Da Judge: Knowing the difference in holding those under you in accountability versus judgment. •A Gift For Me? Teaching others how to discover their Spiritual gifts and talents and how to use them for the kingdom. •Who Ya Going to Call: Whatever happened to Sue? Did John move? Learning better ways to stay connected to those who visit your church. •Jesus, Leader Like Me? What made Jesus a great leader? How can I learn to be the same? •Four Score and Seven Years Ago: Learning what it takes to be a leader of people, in mind, in heart, in an example and in doing. •Starting Something New: Learning how to effectively multiply your class without destroying the ministry. •Grow Up! Dealing with immature, unhealthy, even divisive people in your ministry. OR Ministry is Messy •Kill, Steal and Destroy: How to keep the enemy from destroying your ministry. •Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Developing effective communication in today's age of smartphones and email. •Men to Men, Women to Women: Teaching the importance of discipleship. •Where Are All The Leaders? How to find new leaders, discover existing leaders, and development of all. •When Did We Become a Ministry? Learning the difference between ministry and a Bible study/small group/Sunday school. •Starting Over, Again: Starting over can be hard but necessary at times. Learn how to do it easy and quickly, establishing new energy and enthusiasm. •Do You Really Know Me: How are you gathering info on your members, do you really know their needs, do you know their life situations? •Pointing the Right Direction: Does your leadership team sometimes want to go one way and you another? Learn ways to keep the team unified in the direction we can all agree on. •Starting from Scratch and Itching to Quit: How to Start a Single Adult Ministry (or any ministry) •A Boat, a Plane, a Small group? Creative Sunday school or small group development. •Beyond Your Singles or any Ministry: How to care for your team so they take care of your ministry. • Hello, My Name is_______: Greeting 101:Developing a warm and welcoming ministry. •Anyone Can Be A Mentor: Learning the basics of being a mentor and being mentored. •You are Creative, you are Creative: Icebreakers, skits, team building and warm-up exercises for your ministry. •Standing Out on Top: Marketing you ministry from logo development to brochures to your website to Facebook. •We Have a Budget? How do you know how much you need, what are some ways to fund-raise, how do you plan? •Conference/Retreat Development: Everything you need to know to plan it. •Can't I Quit Now? Overcoming barriers and problems in your ministry •There's no "i" in Teamwork: Developing a leadership team that works together. •Hey You! Do You Know Who Jesus Is? Learn how to reach out creatively with positive results. •Stick a Fork in Me, I'm Done: How to avoid leadership worn out and burnout •Falling Back, Spring Forward: Encouraging message to keep moving forward. •I'll Be Back: Predators in our ministry...and we aren't talking about the movie: Developing relationships with EGRs, predators and other dysfunctional adults. •Starting a City-Wide Singles Ministry
Any of the talks/workshops can be customized for a 1-3 day event. Depending on the theme your church has chosen, you can combine talks, change the title of an existing conference/retreat or have one created/written for you. Just give Kris a call at 919.434.3611 or firstname.lastname@example.org.