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Continuing Education: Conflict Management in Ministry

May 7, 2020 - May 9, 2020


 Thursday and Friday, May 7-8, 2020 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm and Saturday, May 9, 2020, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. This is an ONLINE COURSE


Conflict Management in Ministry is designed to introduce clergy to effective conflict management in the church. Effective conflict is an essential skill for every church leader and aspiring clergy.  When harnessed productively, conflict can be a force to build both church culture and develop a discipleship praxis committed to resolving conflict. The course is a practical, how-to course on resolving church conflict from a biblical perspective with meditation techniques serving as corrective measures. Please view the movie Overcomer prior to the start of the class. The movie is available for rent through YouTube, Amazon Prime, Vudu, Google Play and Redbox.

Rev. Dr. Lamont Foster, is the Senior Pastor of St. John AME Zion Church in Wilson, NC and has served in ministry for over 20 years. He has taught at Appalachian State University, Winston-Salem State University, and Ashland University. In addition to having a Doctorate of Ministry degree in Pastoral Theology and Care from Hood, Dr. Foster also holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Appalachian State University. Dr. Foster currently serves as the National Alumni President for Hood.

Required Materials: Managing Church Conflict by Hugh F. Halverstadt (see purchase link below)

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May 7, 2020
May 9, 2020
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Rev. Kimberly Clarke Turner, Director


Hood Theological Seminary
1810 Lutheran Synod Drive
Salisbury, NC 28144 United States
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