Academy for Parish Leadership
Equipping the saints for the work of ministry; Building up the Body of Christ
The Academy for Parish Leadership is a project of The European Institute of Christian Studies. Through APL, the Convocation seeks to deliver quality education to support lay leaders in all manner of leadership issues.
Previous APL topics:
Church Finance and Governance
The Nuts and Bolts of Financial Management
Management of God's Assets: People, Property, and Treasure
The Theology of Stewardship
Christian Formation / Charter for Lifelong Christian Formation
Our Baptismal Call to Mission
Speaking to a New World: Communications in the 21st Century
Come and Grow: Say "yes" to God's Call to Service
Academy for Parish Leadership 2018
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APL regional workshop are designed to train vestry members in the particular ministry of governance in the Church. Workshops will focus on both general matters about vestry leadership and issues particular to different parts of Europe. This is especially useful for new vestry members, wardens, and treasurers.
April 27-28: APL Vestry Workshop for Italy in Florence
June 15-16: APL Vestry Workshop for Francophonie (France, Belgium, Switzerland) in Paris
June 22-23: APL Vestry Workshop for Germany in Nuremberg
Licensed Lay Ministry
All baptized persons are called to be ministers, according to their different gifts. This ministry can be exercised in a variety of different ways among the laity and the ordained. Do you feel called to serve God and the Church? Read more here about licensed lay ministry in The Episcopal Church.
Articles About Previous APL Events