Event: Health Boundaries: Fundamentals (a prerequisite to Healthy Boundaries: Intervention)
Date: Thursday, June 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Gathering Place, Harrisonburg, Va.
Trainers: Lonnie Yoder and Teresa Boshart Yoder
Invitees: Conference ministries, Conference Endorsed Ministries, Oversight leaders, FLC members, Ministry Review Team

Objectives:
The Healthy Boundaries: Fundamentals training has three objectives:

To increase the awareness of the need for healthy and appropriate boundaries in the clergy/congregant or spiritual teacher/student relationship

To illustrate the impact of appropriate vs. inappropriate boundaries in promoting effective ministry and teaching

To provide clergy and spiritual teachers with guidelines and suggestions for developing appropriate boundaries and necessary self-care strategies

Come prepared to learn about such diverse topics as power and vulnerability, dual relationships, gifts, transference, social media, finance, sexual attraction, self-care and more. Learn the difference between boundary crossing and boundary violation as well as the difference between a wanderer and predator. Come prepared to engage your own journey with boundaries in ministry and leadership.
 
Event: Healthy Boundaries: Intervention
Date: July 14-15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days
Location: To be decided
Trainers: FaithTrust
Invitees: Ministry Review Team, Oversight leaders (District Ministers and Cluster Leaders) — this group will be excused early on Saturday, July 15, when the Review Team begins work on specific case(s).

District Training events on Healthy Boundaries: Fundamentals
Trainers: Lonnie Yoder and Teresa Boshart Yoder
Invitees: Credentialed and lay delegates, church leaders

Objectives:
The Healthy Boundaries: Fundamentals training has three objectives:

To increase the awareness of the need for healthy and appropriate boundaries in the clergy/congregant or spiritual teacher/student relationship

To illustrate the impact of appropriate vs. inappropriate boundaries in promoting effective ministry and teaching

To provide clergy and spiritual teachers with guidelines and suggestions for developing appropriate boundaries and necessary self-care strategies

Come prepared to learn about such diverse topics as power and vulnerability, dual relationships, gifts, transference, social media, finance, sexual attraction, self-care and more. Learn the difference between boundary crossing and boundary violation as well as the difference between a wanderer and predator. Come prepared to engage your own journey with boundaries in ministry and leadership.
 
Fall training dates:
DATES, DISTRICTS and LOCATION
Sept. 16 – H’burg/Southern, Park View Mennonite Church
Oct. 7 – TCK, TBD
Oct. 21 – Potomac, TBD
Dec. 2 – Eastern (Va), Williamsburg Mennonite Church
Dec. 9 – Northern, Zion Mennonite Church