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The Journey Continues

Designed for faith-motivated adults who are eager to serve the common good, the Journey Continues offers workshops, seminars and discussions to support participants as they search for their life’s calling.

The program offers the following workshops:

Service and Society

  • Serving Society: Discuss the impact that religion has in your life as you discover new and unique ways to serve others both personally and professionally.
  • Living and Working for Service: Investigate how and where your gifts can be used from a biblical context.
  • What Is Your Calling?: Explore, affirm and identify where you are in your calling from a career and spiritual perspective.
  • Answering Your Calling: Take your discernment to the next level and examine various careers while maximizing your gifts.


Biblical Perspectives

  • Biblical Survey: Explore the Old and New testaments.
  • Book Club: Examine various texts and discuss the biblical and spiritual context in relation to current issues.
  • World View and Religion: Learn about various religions and the commonalities among them.
  • Faith and Culture: Living a biblically sound life while exploring the impact of culture on faith perspective.
  • Leading Bible Study: Learn about the various ways in which Bible study can be facilitated.


Skill Development

  • Networking Skills: Learn to enhance what you already know about networking and learn new techniques.
  • Resume Writing: Come prepared to update or create a working resume. Learn what employers are looking for.
  • Business Etiquette: Refresh your knowledge on business etiquette.
  • Interviewing Skills: Be prepared for an interview. Learn about the various types of interviewing and how to adapt quickly and effectively.
  • Computer Skills 101: Learn how to use Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel.
  • Interpersonal Communications: Learn how to work with various groups and individuals. Share your examples and lessons learned. Identify how to deal with conflict.


Assessments

  • Becoming a Visionary Leader: Take your vision from conception to implementation. Articulate your vision to key stakeholders and get their buy-in.
  • Strong Interest Inventory: An assessment designed to help you identify your interests as part of the career discernment process.
  • Leadership Styles Inventory: Identify and understand your leadership style preferences and how to adapt to various teams and situation.
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