Synod of Lincoln Trails, PC(USA)
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Transitional Executive Education


The Synods of Mid-America and Lincoln Trails (MALT) have joined together to provide transitional executive education.


2018 Dates:  May 7-11 Mercy Conference & Retreat Center, St. Louis, MO

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Registration for Transitional Executive Education is limited to sixteen people who meet one of the four following criteria:
  • currently serving as an interim/transitional mid-council leader
  • scheduled to begin service as an interim/transitional mid-council leader
  • serving or who have served as a mid-council leader
  • recommended by their presbytery as having particular gifts for interim/transitional mid-council leadership.
Ordinarily, those enrolled in transitional executive education have completed at least 30 hours of the basic transitional ministry education.
PLEASE NOTE: In order for your registration to be complete, a letter of recommendation from a mid-council leader who is familiar with your work must be submitted to the Synod of Lincoln Trails, attention Judy Johnson ... or fax to 317-927-5985.
If you have questions or concerns about registration eligibility, please contact team leader Sara Dingman, using the contact information below.


During the 30 hours of class time, learning will focus on:
  • Identifying and working with multiple layers of organizational system complexity;
  • Identifying and working with multiple cultures within an organizational system;
  • Identifying and working with mid-council infrastructure
  • Applying the principles and processes of transitional ministry to mid-council leadership.


The event begins at 11:00 a.m. on Monday and ends before lunch on Friday.


The cost of the training is $750.00 for Double Occupancy week with additional amounts for Single Room request and Early Arrival request. Participants will be accepted in the order in which complete registrations (including any needed recommendations) are received.

QUESTIONS/INFORMATION? - Contact one of the leadership team below...
Sara Dingman, Teaching Elder          Landon Whitsitt, Teaching Elder          Sue Krummel, Teaching Elder
Synod Executive                                            Synod Executive                                                Executive Presbyter                                            
Synod of Lincoln Trails                                  Synod of Mid-America                                        Presbytery of Chicago

Email Sara                                                     Email Landon                                                     Email Sue
317-923-3681                                               913-608-7662                                                    312-488-3015

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