There are many different assessment tools for ministry including Spiritual Gifts inventories, CliftonStrengths, and more. No matter which one you choose, they can be helpful for empowering lay ministry if implemented well. In this webinar, we will discuss strategies for doing so. Our presenters, Carol Pinkham Oak and Rachel Sosebee, will speak from their experiences of utilizing these tools and offer tips.
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Resources Found in this Webinar
- The Equipping Church by Sue Mallory
- The Equipping Church Guide Book by Sue Mallory and Brad Smith
- SHAPE by Erik Rees
- Group Publishing- Volunteer Management
- The Once and Future Church by Loren Mead
- Clifton Strengths by Gallup
- Other Assessment tools
About The Presenters
Rachel Sosebee has a passion for helping people grow deeper in their faith through service and brings almost 20 years of ministry experience, specializing in gifts based and equipping ministry cultures and building ministry support systems. She served on staff in a local parish, as administrative staff for a denomination, and as a volunteer teams leader in national, regional, and local settings. Rachel is currently on sabbatical from professional ministry and focusing on her “job” of wife, mother, homeschool teacher, and international homemaker. You can email Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carol Pinkham Oak is Program Director for Thriving in Ministry at Virginia Theological Seminary. Experienced Rector with a demonstrated history of working with congregations, lay leaders and clergy. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Theology, Pastoral Counseling, Volunteer Management, Leadership Development, and Public Speaking. Strong community and social services professional with a Doctor of Ministry in Leadership, a Masters of Divinity from Berkeley Divinity School at Yale and with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) focused in Environmental Biology from the University of Colorado at Boulder.