Healthy Boundaries 201

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Healthy Boundaries 201 is designed for credentialed pastors who have previously completed Healthy Boundaries 101. The curriculum is intended as advanced training for those already familiar with the basic principles of healthy boundaries. The 201 curriculum uses excerpts from A Sacred Trust, as well as Once You Cross the Line. Session topics include the following: Joy of Boundaries: Revisiting the Basics…

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Healthy Boundaries 201

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Healthy Boundaries 201 is designed for credentialed pastors who have previously completed Healthy Boundaries 101. The curriculum is intended as advanced training for those already familiar with the basic principles of healthy boundaries. The 201 curriculum uses excerpts from A Sacred Trust, as well as Once You Cross the Line. Session topics include the following: Joy of Boundaries: Revisiting the Basics…

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Healthy Boundaries 101 Training

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This training event is for new pastors and all other Ohio Conference pastors who have not yet completed any Healthy Boundaries training.

Healthy Boundaries training available prior to MC USA Convention

Pastors, do you still need to complete the Healthy Boundaries 101 training? This training event will be offered at MennoCon19 in Kansas City, Missouri, for the reduced price of $30. The training will be available in both Spanish and English and will take place on July 2 beginning at 9 a.m. Registration for all pre-convention training events has been extended…

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Register now for April 21 boundaries training

The registration deadline for the April 21 Healthy Boundaries training event at Shalom Counseling and Mediation Center in Archbold has been extended to Friday, April 13. Healthy Boundaries training is mandatory for continued credentialing in the Ohio Conference. Cost of this training is $25 per person. To register, go to http://bit.ly/HealthyBoundariesApril21.

Shalom to host boundaries training April 21

Friday, April 6, is the registration deadline for the Healthy Boundaries training event at Shalom Counseling and Mediation Center in Archbold on April 21. Healthy Boundaries training is mandatory for continued credentialing in the Ohio Conference. The Ohio Conference Credentialing Ministry is encouraging each congregation to send a layperson to the training along with the pastor to share the experience.…

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Setting healthy boundaries is important for all

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By Ann Leaman Ohio Conference editor If you asked me to make a list of my favorite ways to spend a Saturday, sitting in a daylong meeting would not top my list (or even be on the list, for that matter). And yet, I am extremely glad that I attended a healthy boundaries training sponsored by the Ohio Conference and…

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Promoting healthy boundaries in our churches

Pastors and church leaders are called to the sacred trust of serving and nurturing others, but it can be a challenge to fulfill this calling in a culture that celebrates the absence of limits and boundaries. Without boundaries, trust can be destroyed. To deal with this serious issue, Ohio Conference is providing healthy boundaries training for all credentialed persons in…

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Healthy Boundaries training rescheduled

Because of inclement weather, the Healthy Boundaries training scheduled for Jan. 13 in Bluffton was canceled. This training event has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 24, at the same location, First Mennonite Church in Bluffton. If you registered for the Jan. 13 training and cannot attend on Feb. 24, please contact Judy King, Ohio Conference administrative assistant, at ohmc@zoominternet.net or…

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Laypersons encouraged to participate in Healthy Boundaries training

The Ohio Conference Credentialing Ministry is encouraging all congregations to send a layperson to the Healthy Boundaries training being held by the Conference. Attendance is mandatory for all credentialed persons. The Credentialing Ministry would like to stress that in all congregations which have a Pastor Congregation Relations Committee, at least one representative from that group should attend the Healthy Boundaries…

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Promoting Healthy Boundaries

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How can we make sure our congregations are safe places for everyone? In a blog post on the Mennonite Church USA website, Terry Shue, director of leadership development for Mennonite Church USA, said, “Recent episodes of ministerial misconduct in our system have again alerted us to the ongoing task of making our congregations a safe place for everyone — both…

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