Tag: Leadership

Leadership: Seeking Nominations for the Network Board

(Please click here to get more detailed information on the nomination process and/or to make a nomination) The longer that I work in congregational ministry, the more I believe that leadership is one of our critical issues.  Identifying, raising up and supporting leaders in our congregations is essential to developing healthy cultures and growing congregations.  ...

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Extravaganza Leadership Changes

Rev. Scott Maxwell-Doherty, who has done amazing work over the last 12 years giving leadership to the Extravaganza Team, has chosen to step down from his position, following Extravaganza 2017 in Louisville. In a note to the Extravaganza team leaders, Scott wrote that: “As you all know I take great delight in several ‘extra-curricular’ church ...

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Wheat Ridge Seeking Nominations for Award

The Network received this information from our friends and partners at Wheat Ridge: Wheat Ridge Ministries Seeking Submissions for the Richard E. Herman Emerging Leader Award Do you know someone making a difference in lives and communities affected by poverty? Someone who, motivated by Christ, is responding to the needs of a community and confronting ...

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Extravaganza Demographics

We’ve already written and shared thoughts about the evaluation data from Extravaganza 2016, and the E-Team is working on processing that information for future planning. We also ran some of the demographic data from registrations, some of which is pretty interesting.  (I’m kind of a data nerd this way)  So I thought I’d post it. ...

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Introducing New Leadership!

The Network is excited to introduce new members of our leadership!  There are two new people who will be joining the Network’s Board of Directors. Rev. Regina Goodrich is the pastor at Mediator Lutheran Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  A graduate of the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, and Waynoe State University, she has been involved in ...

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Nominations for Network Board of Directors Open

The Network is governed by a seven member Board of Directors.  (plus two non-voting members.)  The Board is responsible for setting the direction and vision of the Network, which is then carried out by a small, part-time staff and a huge, dedicated and dynamic group of almost 150 volunteer leaders. The mission of the Network? ...

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An Invitation to Sign an Open Letter to the ELCA…

Dear Network friends, The Network’s Board of Directors has drafted the following letter, to be sent to Rev. Stephen Bouman, Executive Director of Congregational and Synodical Mission at the ELCA.  It requests that staffing in the area of children’s ministry at the churchwide offices be considered. The Network Board invites you to co-sign the letter. ...