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KI Summer Institute:

July 17-22, 2017

Cathedral Center of St. Paul, Los Angeles, CA


Stewardship365 Orientation - July 17-18

     Monday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

     Tuesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Shift your congregation’s thinking about stewardship from mission to vision; from scarcity to abundance and from fear to grace.  Help them to include the currencies of relationship, truth, wellness, gracious leadership and time and place.

Participants will : 

* Gain an overview of this year-round stewardship programs based on the Holy Currencies/Cycle of Blessings model developed by Eric H. F. Law.

* Learn how to build an effective stewardship team that will engage your congregation in this stewardship movement.

* Learn how to facilitate an Orientation process that invites the congregation to embrace this new way of being good stewards.

* Discover on-line resources that can assist facilitation of this year-round process.

GracEconomic Registration fee:  $200-$500


Building Bridges - July 19-20

Dialogue on Race and other important issues of our time

     Wednesday10:00 am – 5:30 pm

     Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 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.

GracEconomic Registration fee:  $200-$500


Designing Processes for Consultation and Dialogue - July 22-21

     Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

     Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

For Kaleidoscope Institute Catalysts, Coaches and Associates who want to increase their skills in working with clients to design dialogue and consultation processes that are relevant, impactful and gracious.

Prerequisite:  Gracious Leadership Training and Catalyst Training or the equivalence.

Participants will:

* Learn how to do an Initial discovery process with client.

* Acquire skills to help the client clarify their needs and concerns and goals.

* Learn how to design effective programs that respond to clients’ needs and concerns revealed in the initial consultation process. 

* Learn the process of writing an effective proposal to meet clients’ requests.

* Gain a deeper understanding of the KI dialogue and consultation processes based on the Grace Margin model.

* Learn how to use KI tools such as the Process for Planned Change as a consultation model and process.

GracEconomic Registration fee:  $200-$500


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].