It’s an ever-changing world in which we all live. Whether it’s within the structure of our communities, in dealing with things like the climate or something completely personal, things are happening all around us. In order to stay current with the times, one needs to be resilient. It’s a mindset that the Rev. Dr. Laurie Ferguson knows is key, especially for congregations that want to stay connected to their communities.
“Resiliency in Ministry and Life” was the topic of discussion at the Presbytery of Donegal’s annual Leader Development Day in early March at Highland Presbyterian Church in Lancaster, PA. The keynote address by Laurie, a Presbyterian minister from Hudson River Presbytery in southern New York who works as a coach, consultant and psychologist with pastoral leaders, was followed by seven workshops that focused on, among other things, training of clerks of session, ruling elders and deacons. There was also a follow-up conversation on resiliency that focused more on the personal side of it..... Read more of this article on the Synod of the Trinity's website by clicking here.