You Heard What? Overcoming Unhealthy Communication Habits

WhenSaturday, February 22, 2014
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You Heard What?

Overcoming Unhealthy Communication Habits 

Congregational Trainer and Consultant

Rev. Dr. Karen A. McClintock

Congregational trainer and consultant Rev. Karen A. McClintock is presenting a seminar on ways to create congregational health by learning how to manage information that is positive, transparent, protective, and joyful. The seminar will address unhealthy disclosure patterns and how to stop them, handling information with care, technology benefits and pitfalls, overcoming resistance to change, and handling old secrets in the congregation.

Workshop is free! Lunch is only $10.00

February 22, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Fairview UMC

3200 Chapel Hill Rd

Columbia, MO 65203-0881

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THE AGENDA

10:00   Welcome, Introductions, and Prayer  

10:15  Overview                                              

By the end of the day you will have learned  to create congregational health by learning ways to manage information that are positive, transparent, protective, and joyful

10:40    Unhealthy Disclosure Patterns and How to Stop them:  Indirect,

Pass-through, Triangulation, Gossip, Rumors

11:15  Break to Play Ball

11:30  Becoming an Information Trustee

11:45  Handling Information With Care:  Private, Confidential, Limited Access, Open, and Public                          

12:00  LUNCH

12:45  Technology Benefits and Pitfalls

 1:15:   Handling Old Secrets in the Congregation

1:45   Break           

2:00   Case Studies in Small Groups                                                                

3:15   Using what we learned – questions and strategies

3:30   Overcoming Resistance to Change

4:00   Closing Hymn and Prayer