The Western North Carolina Conference Leadership Development Team offers workshops to increase the leadership capabilities of clergy and ministry professionals. Check out the current workshops available.

Great Ministry in the Second-Half of Life: Rediscovering Meaning, Balance, Joy, and Success

A five-day renewal retreat for ministry leaders at mid-career October 30, 3:00pm – November 3, 11:00am Ministry is beautiful, amazing, profound, and exciting. It is also exhausting, frustrating, and overwhelming! By the time people reach mid-career, they’ve learned the basics Continue reading Great Ministry in the Second-Half of Life: Rediscovering Meaning, Balance, Joy, and Success

Called and Gifted to Lead Workshop

October 23 – 25, 2017 in Hickory, NC This workshop is sponsored and funded by the Leadership Development Team of WNCC. It is a 48-hour experience during which you remember your call and best ministry moments, celebrate your strengths, consider Continue reading Called and Gifted to Lead Workshop


October 30 – November 3, 2017, Hickory, NC $367 for WNC Clergy and Ministry Professionals Core EQ-Human Relations workshops Monday, October 30 – Friday, November 3, 2017 – Five-Day Emotional Intelligence (EQ)-Human Relations (HR) Workshop in partnership with the Western North Continue reading CORE EQ-HUMAN RELATIONS WORKSHOP

Launch and Lead

Competency-Based Missional Training Launch & Lead is distinguished by its hybrid apprach to distance education. While we take advantage of modern technology to deliver instruction digitally so that it is accessible at any time and in any location, we also Continue reading Launch and Lead

The Big Silence Retreat

January 14-17, 2018 The Big Silence is a 4-Day mostly silent retreat offering an immersion in solitude, silence, and deep prayer at the beautiful St. Francis Springs Prayer center from Sunday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon, January 14-17, 2018. Start the year off by Continue reading The Big Silence Retreat