Institute for Pastoral Leadership
Practical, Applicable Theological Education
School of Christian Vocation and Mission
Princeton Theological Seminary
Join us for institutes that will inspire and equip you in your ongoing pastoral formation and renewal. While each institute has a specific theme, they all allow you to:
- Discuss ideas you can apply to daily ministry
- Enjoy the company of colleagues
- Dialogue with leading theologians and practitioners
There will not be an Institute for Pastoral Leadership this year. Please check back for more information about the next offering.
Previous Offerings of the Institute for Pastoral Leadership
June 11-13, 2012
This course will equip church leaders with the understanding of the significance of strategic planning in congregations.
June 14 -15, 2012
This course will provide both projections about the future church and about the current paths to that future.
This course will empower church leaders to an awareness of their conflict management style and ways to manage conflict within their staff and congregations.
October 3 - 5, 2011
This seminar will offer pastors a theological framework and practical tips for using various media in their ministry.
Participants will engage in self-assessment and learn communication behaviors that positively influence their working with others.
This course will assist pastors in inspiring, leading and training other great leaders.
October 6 - 7, 2011
Theological and practical examination of stewardship, budgets, and financial better practices.
For women who serve in pastoral roles.
February 28 - March 2, 2011
This workshop is for those church leaders who need to learn how to care for their own souls and those of their family as tenderly as they do the members of their congregation.
Participants will examine issues related to ethics and boundaries that arise frequently in ministry.
Participants will learn to share and better articulate their faith with others, especially the un-churched, and develop effective steps for evangelism, leading to church renewal.
March 3 - 4, 2011
This institute will help ministers, church leaders, and committed Christians develop a deeper understanding of and ability to explain the revelation of God in Christ.
This institute will reflect on the theological and biblical basis for spiritual practices and examine practical ways to cultivate them, even when one's schedule is busy and demanding.
This institute will help ministers articulate a theological and biblical understanding of their role during rites of passage and reflect on how best to preach the Word at these key moments.