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Lead Change…Make a Bigger Difference

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Every faith community needs strong, motivated, and informed leadership. It’s true for local congregations, social service agencies, and judicatories, whether regional or national. The Bexley Seabury Leadership Institute, offered in collaboration with the Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, gives church leaders new insights and new tools inspired by best practices from successful non-profit organizations.

♦ 3-day Institute
♦ 5-day Institute Plus

Participants will interact and collaborate with one another and with faculty from Bexley Seabury and the Kellogg School Center for Nonprofit Management.

Through lectures, interactive exercises and dialogue, participants will:

  • Build skills for effective leadershipKellogg class June 2015 web
  • Gain a deeper understanding of complex cultural change
  • Learn strategies to make your faith community more vital

2016 Institute Topics:

  • Leadership Today
  • Leading and Following
  • Leadership in 5G: Leveraging Generational Differences in Your Organization
  • Stewarding Your Resources
  • The Art of Difficult Conversations
  • Branding Your Organization

3-day Institute $1,450*
for lay and clergy leaders

Northwestern University
Wieboldt Hall
340 East Superior Street

5-day Institute Plus: $1,820**
for Masters/DMin academic credit

3 days at Wieboldt Hall
2 days at Bexley Seabury

QUESTIONS? Please call or email the Rev. Canon Suzann Holding at 773-380-6784 or

*with support from Bexley Seabury endowments
**offered for academic credit only

What Past Participants Say

The Bexley Seabury Kellogg Leadership Institute was a profoundly stimulating offering. The faculty were engaging leaders who brought years of experience to bear…I’m hoping to be able to attend again, since the program changes each year. —The Rev. David Hedges, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Sycamore, Ill.

As religious institutions face rapid change and leaders strain to find perceptive and creative mentoring, Bexley Seabury’s Leadership Institute at the Kellogg School offers “water for parched throats,” to borrow from the psalmist…This seminar will make you want to drink more deeply. —Rev. Dr. Carol A. Tate, Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.