• Skills Building Workshop

    Skills Building Workshop

    BE BETTER AT RELATIONSHIPS

    All of the sessions in this section are 1 hour long 10am – 11am

    Are you struggling to navigate the intricate web of emotions and communication in your relationships? Do you find yourself grappling with anger, fear, or disappointment, unsure of how to express yourself effectively or extend forgiveness? If so, you’re not alone. Many Christians face similar challenges in their interpersonal interactions, whether it’s with family members, friends, colleagues, or even within their faith communities.

    But fear not! This program is tailor-made for individuals like you who are seeking to deepen their understanding of emotional intelligence and communication skills within the context of their Christian faith. Through a series of interactive sessions, we will embark on a transformative journey together, equipping you with invaluable tools to foster healthier, more fulfilling relationships in every aspect of your life.

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    (3/26/24) – DISCOVERING THE PURPOSE OF COMMUNICATION

    In our first session, we’ll dive into the fundamental principles of effective communication. Together, we’ll explore how understanding the purpose behind our words and actions can profoundly impact our relationships and emotional well-being. By laying this crucial groundwork, you’ll gain clarity and insight into how to communicate with authenticity and intentionality.

    https://events.zoom.us/ev/AolXgS43l8qTJ2CNvIq9L6GJMsNOK4nWu0Ljug5Tv-9LblSkd8ZE~Au4vyOnswFw2DFu3YWOJBiexelg6degn9tut85XgxbIcJGGgEr8piFsn7A

    (4/2/24) DISCERNING CONVERSATIONAL SAFETY – WHAT TO SHARE AND WHEN

    Building upon our understanding of communication, we’ll delve into the delicate balance of sharing personal experiences and emotions. Through practical guidance and real-life examples, you’ll learn how to discern the appropriate boundaries of disclosure, ensuring that conversations promote safety, trust, and mutual respect.

    https://events.zoom.us/ev/ArgXlMHCkk5ORnr2OBmZXqef2CVmtA-Z8i7cZ0HAJaQqqoAsc6xb~An95jTJVLOJcO5yJfc8DrWH8v5hyQX2yiunxuHD9eFLKsNraHETycwNQ8A

    (4/9/24) DISCERNING CONVERSATIONAL SAFETY – HOW TO SHARE AND WITH WHOM

    In this session, we’ll explore strategies for effectively expressing yourself in various contexts while considering the specific dynamics of each interaction. Whether you’re engaging with family members, coworkers, or friends, you’ll discover how to navigate conversations with grace and sensitivity, fostering deeper connections and understanding.

    https://events.zoom.us/ev/AnuhvTlh1L7PCeG_fxqjdtgTARpqD_-6ghxg7snL5ZP_DMhK__VW~AkxRMhBKYBlPABPU25iFzqkwL6bTKzgSL9CGolmAwjz9WxskqmV1D9XCDg

    (4/16/24) – HOW TO TALK TO ANYONE AT HOME, SCHOOL, OR WORK

    Communication isn’t just about what we say; it’s also about how we say it. Join us as we uncover practical tips and techniques for communicating with confidence and clarity in any setting, whether it’s at home, school, or in the workplace. You’ll walk away equipped to engage in meaningful conversations with poise and presence.

    https://events.zoom.us/ev/Ajy2Pm4dmaCBDpJqgcvn1hmvDQgBU5US_afGQlIRgX9tbPmbuhZ9~AtpUdKA3tHVGABj0aOAeRUw0jtPFo5l0nVqDxrPTMHOMrAywGXZb7i0w0Q

    (4/23/24) – LISTENING WITH YOUR WHOLE BODY

    True communication is a two-way street, and active listening is the key to fostering genuine understanding and connection. In this session, we’ll explore the art of listening with not just our ears, but our entire bodies. Through interactive exercises and role-playing, you’ll hone your listening skills and deepen your ability to empathize with others.

    https://events.zoom.us/ev/Apv5BrQtN3AgrkzA0QJSx3nT1XQawSZwNvyY6VyxmGfFkcD6Gmzy~Am66pbvIe9V0BRYryCdeNU80A5iWTNdIEHoXz0Txw99CONYkWIyJHMUtKQ

    (4/30/24) – KEEPING YOUR COOL WHEN YOU FEEL ATTACKED IN CONVERSATION

    Challenging conversations are inevitable, but how we respond to them can make all the difference. Join us as we discover strategies for maintaining composure and responding constructively when faced with confrontation or criticism. You’ll learn to navigate conflict with grace and resilience, preserving the integrity of your relationships.

    https://events.zoom.us/ev/AtudJwc5AIOvd_Z6WesMDgHsgq3aC7TYxCFjz5QdqFJ0r-Fln_Pt~AhzMw7722s8yw9RTpNF4kU-ICVYHQwc9Fxj0t5QLtV61SM0HlKv1nu711w

    (5/7/24) – IT’S WHAT YOU SAY AND HOW YOU SAY IT

    In this session, we’ll delve deeper into the intricacies of communication by examining the significance of both verbal and non-verbal cues. From tone of voice to body language, every aspect of communication plays a role in shaping the dynamics of our interactions. Through practical insights and exercises, you’ll learn to harness the power of your words and gestures to convey meaning effectively and authentically.

    https://events.zoom.us/ev/As1horEzv0brF8xlE8_H-TYHt6ik80Wo40wS2MNGXLyu-bwBjyT4~AqfOpIiokYeXPXtPQSPNZSMxROuHVbhBp3PAlm1OduKeuTED2l_ZcYx14A

    (5/14/24) – ACTIVE LISTENING AND TRANSITIONING

    Building upon our exploration of listening skills, we’ll focus on honing your ability to transition seamlessly between speaking and listening roles in conversations. Through interactive exercises and guided practice, you’ll learn techniques for maintaining engagement and fostering productive dialogue. By mastering the art of active listening, you’ll deepen your connections with others and cultivate richer, more meaningful relationships.

    https://events.zoom.us/ev/AqB3RACjlOfi1jGjxjgMZSd9vytDHHFoiiEwA0ywXmHgFnzhTmBL~Auo1q5gdLCogKLHz0_W0XVJirpXzURXcbjjD-Via4ZnY4qzJOcrgx7Teqg

    (5/21/24) – BREAK THE MINDSET OF BEING THE SMARTEST PERSON IN THE ROOM – ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO SHARE

    One of the greatest barriers to effective communication is the desire to always have the right answers. In this session, we’ll challenge this mindset by fostering an environment that encourages diverse perspectives and contributions from others. You’ll discover the power of humility and openness in creating space for collaboration and mutual growth, ultimately enriching your relationships and expanding your horizons.

    https://events.zoom.us/ev/AmnUs_GlKQ78Ui6UUbf-OBEDo5V63n2dFkI29-IcawNf7aLj_ud_~AlD6Egu2Uy5RNupGRZTmVEICKGBgE6BX55wpvq3YyS-jL_wm4sb5C10duQ

    (5/28/24) – BREAK THE MINDSET OF BEING THE SMARTEST PERSON IN THE ROOM – EMPOWER YOURSELF BY WITHHOLDING YOUR OPINION

    Continuing our exploration of humility and openness, we’ll explore the transformative power of withholding opinions and judgments in conversation. By embracing curiosity and refraining from the need to assert dominance, you’ll empower yourself and others to engage in more meaningful dialogue. Through practical exercises and reflection, you’ll cultivate a deeper sense of empathy and connection, fostering harmony and understanding in your relationships.

    https://events.zoom.us/ev/AmpAktFgrWCFCD_R1ds_TPFlPNDQ1qqeb319RXNA7GBSXWNkYcyH~Ai8VfqznwS98Py0JopnX9vjCcqIPayYDV0hQnjP8rOFejsTrhKsEu74hjg

    (6/4/24 )- CONVERSATION CLIFFHANGERS – JUST END IT ALREADY

    Concluding conversations can often be challenging, especially when faced with uncertainty or discomfort. In this session, we’ll explore effective strategies for gracefully wrapping up discussions and transitioning to closure. Whether it’s setting boundaries, expressing gratitude, or simply knowing when to walk away, you’ll gain practical tools for navigating the ebb and flow of conversation with confidence and grace.

    https://events.zoom.us/ev/Ag_L2BJDCDz0X7YWqxsgrni___Y0kznMJHy8C-yzekr5bzLRnsPf~AvU_Nt2EDwnSvvFsA_v1q7QWkMXCfXDZ1Yts8OrIj-ZOMp6Z78jqBuoX2A

    (6/11/24) – PULLING IT ALL TOGETHER

    As we near the end of our journey together, we’ll take stock of all that we’ve learned and experienced throughout the program. In this final session, you’ll have the opportunity to consolidate your insights and develop personalized action plans for applying your newfound communication skills in various aspects of your life. Whether it’s in your relationships with family, friends, colleagues, or within your faith community, you’ll emerge from this program equipped to cultivate deeper connections, foster mutual understanding, and navigate the complexities of human interaction with grace and resilience.

    https://events.zoom.us/ev/Ais-ZAFwwM3vC2wdnEcWsUiH0_A3oG2wHxtnL05slXKy4CA-OHmI~AsIoWdvjMQ2wMOKnFmcP9eVmbH4WPEi6Ak2MJkJxbjKZ3gIIsO7dbGnMFw

    Join us as we embark on this transformative journey toward better relationships. Together, we’ll unlock the secrets to effective communication, emotional intelligence, and the power of forgiveness, empowering you to thrive in your relationships and live out your faith with authenticity and purpose.