The Church and Change in an Age of Anxiety
Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 1:30pm-4pm
Don’t miss this informative and interesting presentation!
Topics discussed include:
- Anxiety in Action: A Congregational Case Study
- Linear Cause-Effect Thinking vs. Systems Thinking
- Distinguishing Between Acute Anxiety and Chronic Anxiety
- Understanding the Roots of Anxiety
- Societal Anxiety: Its Impact on the Church
- Lessons for Leadership in Anxious Times
- The Conversion of Paul in Art: Learning from Paul’s Experience with Radical Change
- Self-Differentiated Leadership: A Key to Overcoming the Impact of Anxiety
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Dr. Genalin Niere-Metcalf
Clinical Psychologist & Spiritual Director
Genalin has a doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Masters of Arts in Spiritual Formation and Soul Care and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has specialized training from the Danielsen Institute at Boston University, that emphasizes depth psychotherapy that is informed by spiritual, religious and existential perspectives. Her experiences in psychology, spiritual direction and nursing have led her to a more holistic and integrated approach in her work and how she lives her own personal life. Genalin has worked with clergy both individually and in groups to develop healthier patterns of life and ministry. She has consulted with churches and other non-for-profit organizations developing seminars that enhance the community’s functioning both personally and corporately, from topics such as communication, marriage seminars, mental health wellness, and so forth. Genalin has special training in psychological testing for ordination and clergy in crisis.
Rev. Richard Blackburn
Director Emeritus of the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center
Rev. Richard Blackburn, now serves as Director Emeritus of the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center, having served in the Executive Director role from 1983 to 2020. He previously participated in Dr. Edwin Friedman’s Post Graduate Clergy Seminar in Family Emotional Process and the Georgetown Family Center’s Post Graduate Program in Family Systems Theory and Its Applications. In retirement he still provides workshops for churches and coaching for pastors from a family systems orientation.