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Congregational Transformation | Team Focused

Becoming a Flourishing Church

Becoming a Flourishing Church focuses on both discipleship and diagnosis. It helps session members and other church leaders focus on their individual growth as disciples. An ECO-appointed coach and church health assement will help leadership teams uncover how God is calling them to grow and move forwad in ministry.

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Leadership Development | Personal Development

ECO Polity Course

This course will help pastors, candidates, and other potential officers understand the polity of ECO and how to apply it to their context.

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Discipleship | Team Focused

Flourishing Disciples

Flourishing Disciples will train and equip an intial group of congregational leaders to grow as disciples, disciple others around them, and help to establish a disciple-making culture in their church as a whole. If you are interested in this course, please downlod and fill out the applicaiton. When completed, send it to

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Leadership Development | Team Focused

Flourishing Leaders

Flourishing Leaders is a journey to embark on with your fellow church leaders (elders, lay leaders, committees, staff) to facilitate your Spirit-led transformation as a leader, and reveal more effective ways to lead a flourishing church together.

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Global Engagement | Team Focused

Global Engagement: Best Practices for Mission Teams

Local churches are the primary agents of God's mission in the world. Equipping mission eladers in your church catalyzes growing misison engagement in your community and the global community. This video-based small group study is designed to help your church's mission team/committee explore best practices for leading your church in mission.

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Leadership Development | Personal Development

Theology for Church Leaders

This self guided free e-course was developed by Rev. Dr. Mark Patterson, Ph.D lead/teaching pastor at Community Presbyterian Church in Ventura, CA and chair of the ECO Theology Task Force. The five video lectures explore: The Foundations of Theology, Knowing God, Encountering God, Loving God, Enjoying God.

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| Personal Development Courses

Leadership Training Series: Intro to the Core Competencies

WHAT ? ECO exists in order to build flourishing churches who make disciples of Jesus. In order to fulfill our vision we must develop lay leaders within our churches who are skilled in our 10 Core Competencies. This officer/leader training offers 10 video-taught classes by experts in each of the competencies with opportunities for discussions, discernment, and action after each lecture. WHO ? This course is for officers, lay leaders, staff & potential leaders in the church. WHY ? This course is designed for church leaders to learn to be more effective in their roles or trained for a role they have yet to step into. HOW ? This course can be done by an individual at home, they can be used to prepare people for leadership, and they can be discussed as a whole session or done in small groups. COST & ENROLL : There is no cost for this course