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MORE THAN A "HUMAN RESOURCE"
MORE THAN A "HUMAN RESOURCE"

Length: 3-hours (1pm – 4 pm)

This seminar will provide a Christian perspective on navigating three key aspects of the ministry employment relationship: hiring, employee development & care, and parting ways.

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This session will cover

  • The Hiring Process
    • How do I write a job description?
    • What can I ask in an interview?
    • What are the key elements of an employment contract? (template provided in seminar materials)
    • What kind of background checks should be conducted?
    • How much should I pay?
    • What benefits should be provided?
    • What should I include in new employee orientation?
  • Employee Development & Care
    • Creating a development plan
    • Providing performance feedback
    • Building teamship
  • Parting Ways
    • Understanding the types of voluntary and involuntary departures (resignations, layoffs, terminations, and retirements)
    • Learning lessons from Canadian case law
    • Avoiding additional costs when terminating employees
    • Issuing the record of employment—special considerations
  • Intended Audience:
    • Ministry leaders and managers
    • Pastors and church administrators

 
October 22, 2014, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Montreal/Dorval, QC | Lakeshore Evangelical Church
470 Brookhaven Ave Dorval, QC
October 23, 2014, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Ottawa, ON | Cedarview Alliance Church
2784 Cedarview Rd Nepean, ON
October 28, 2014, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Moncton, NB | Hillside Baptist Church
2290 Mountain Road Moncton, NB
October 29, 2014, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Halifax, NS | Faith Tabernacle
6225 Summit Street Halifax, NS
November 4, 2014, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Regina, SK | Celebration Lutheran Church
3130 Renfrew Crescent East Regina, SK
November 5, 2014, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Winnipeg, MB | Church of the Rock
1397 Buffalo Place Winnipeg, MB
 


CCCC Member: Early $35.00 (Regular $45.00)
Non-Member: Early $45.00 (Regular $55.00)
(Regular rates apply to registrations received less than one week prior to the respective seminar)

THE BOARD
THE BOARD'S MOST IMPORTANT RELATIONSHIP

Length: 3 hours ( 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm)

In this follow-up to the Serving as a Board Member seminar, ministry board members and senior staff leaders will learn how to build and maintain a vibrant, trusting, healthy relationship.

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This session will cover:

  • Ideal Christian relationships and the pressures which could damage them
    • Four foundational biblical principles
    • From the perspectives of both senior leaders and board members, the hopes and sensitivities which may cause problems and how to easily avoid them
  • How the senior leader and the board can care for each other
    • Practical attitudes and practices which promote collegiality and professional growth
  • Ways to keep the relationship healthy
    • Tips to respect both the hierarchical and collegial relationships in order to productively work together
  • How the board can determine the leader’s performance and deal with leadership problems
    • Board expectations and determination of the leader’s performance
    • How to do a senior leader’s performance review well
    • Dealing with lack of trust or conflict
    • Resolving the problems of underperforming or domineering leaders
  • How to end the relationship well
    • Emergency succession planning
    • Retirements and resignations
    • Non-renewal of contract or termination
    • Transitions and former leaders
  • Intended Audience:
    • Board chairs and members of Christian churches and agencies
    • Pastors and executive directors
  • Governance Model:
    • This seminar does not presume any particular governance model

 
October 22, 2014, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Montreal/Dorval, QC | Lakeshore Evangelical Church
470 Brookhaven Ave Dorval, QC
October 23, 2014, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Ottawa, ON | Cedarview Alliance Church
2784 Cedarview Rd Nepean, ON
October 28, 2014, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Moncton, NB | Hillside Baptist Church
2290 Mountain Road Moncton, NB
October 29, 2014, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Halifax, NS | Faith Tabernacle
6225 Summit Street Halifax, NS
November 4, 2014, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Regina, SK | Celebration Lutheran Church
3130 Renfrew Crescent East Regina, SK
November 5, 2014, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Winnipeg, MB | Church of the Rock
1397 Buffalo Place Winnipeg, MB
 


CCCC Member: Early $35.00 (Regular $45.00)
Non-Member: Early $45.00 (Regular $55.00)
(Regular rates apply to registrations received less than one week prior to the respective seminar)

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"Your seminar was exceptional and I felt as though the Lord was very specifically speaking through you. You identified a number of issues I’ve dealt with over the past year, in particular. I greatly appreciated your insights and perspective."

— Rev. Terri Mazik, Executive Director, First Place OPTIONS