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KI Summer Institute:

July 23-28, 2018

Cathedral Center of St. Paul, Los Angeles, CA


July 23

KI Facilitator Training

Monday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm (includes dinner)

Learn how to empower your ministry with KI facilitation skills.  The workshop will cover the 5 basic KI processes:

  • Conocimientos

  • Respectful Community Guidelines

  • Mutual Invitation

  • Kaleidoscope Bible/Text Sharing

  • Gracious Invitation

With these skills, you will be able to increase diverse participation of your events and enhance small group gatherings ensuring that everyone is valued and included.

Readings:  The Wolf Shall Dwell with the Lamb and Inclusion by Eric H. F. Law

GracEconomic Registration fee:  $150 - $300


July 24-25

Building Bridges

Dialogue on Race and other important issues of our time

Tuesday 9:00 am – 5 pm

Wednesday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

In an increasingly polarized and violent world, there are few places where people can have a reasonable and constructive dialogue about race relations and other important issues of our time.  Imagine the churches in your neighborhood having the ability to provide gracious time and place for truth-seeking dialogue that can achieve non-violent mutual understanding.

Participants will:

-    Experience a full dialogue process on race relations

-    Learn how to provide hospitality and prepare people for dialogue, not debate.

-    Learn how to invite people from their church and neighborhood to come to an initial dialogue to achieve mutual understanding through deep listening

-    Learn how to access the Building Bridges dialogue curriculum to continue their development as dialogue facilitators by participating in future KI webinars.

Prerequisite:  KI Facilitator Training or the equivalence.

Readings:  The Wolf Shall Dwell with the Lamb, The Bush Was Blazing But Not Consumed and Inclusion by Eric H. F. Law

GracEconomic Registration fee:  $300-$600


July 26, 2018

KI Associate and Facilitator Certification and Review

Thursday 9:00 am – 5:30 pm (Includes dinner)

Continuing Education for KI Facilitators and Associates.  The day includes:

  • Learning about new KI curricula, consultation practices and advance training modules

  • Assess where one is in the certification process for KI Associate and create individual certification plan

  • Opportunities to demonstrate proficiency.

  • Connect with KI Associates and Regional Directors

Prerequisite: KI Facilitator Training or the equivalence, nomination by a KI Regional Director or KI Associate.

GracEconomic Registration fee:  $150-$300


July 27, 2018

Holy Currencies Orientation:

Model and Processes for missional and Sustainable Ministries

Friday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm (includes dinner)

Learn how to transform your ministry making it missional and sustainable by developing the Holy Currencies: Time & Place, Gracious Leadership, Relationship, Truth, Money and Wellness.  These currencies flow and recirculate to form a Cycle of Blessings which empower congregations to strengthen their internal relationships as well as reach out and connect with the diverse populations in their neighborhoods. 

Prerequisite:  KI Facilitator Training or the equivalence.

Readings:  Holy Currencies and Holy Currency Exchange by Eric H. F. Law

GracEconomic Registration fee:  $150-$300


July 28, 2018

Holy Currencies Application:

Stewardship, Ministry Incubation and Interim Ministry

Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Participants will have a choice among 3 workshops:

  1. Stewardship365: create a year-round stewardship program that includes pledging of all 6 holy currencies.

  2. Ministry Incubation: learn how to use Holy Currencies processes to revitalized an existing ministry making it missional and sustainable or to incubate a new one.

  3. Interim and Transitional Ministry: learn how to use Holy Currencies processes to enhance the work of interim and intentional transitional ministry.

Prerequisite:  Holy Currencies Orientation or the equivalence

Readings:  Holy Currencies and Holy Currency Exchange by Eric H. F. Law, and for stewardship, Drawing on Holy Currencies by Dave Law and Eric H. F. Law

GracEconomic Registration fee:  $150-$300


LODGING & MEALS: $80/night [$20/night single supplemental for private room] 2 meals/day [breakfast/lunch]. We can only accommodate 16 double-occupancy rooms at our retreat center; once we reach that number, lodging reservations are closed (we can recommend nearby hotels for accommodations). Meals are $25/day for commuters or people who are not staying on-site at the retreat center].