Institute of Church Development

Institute of Church Development (ICD)

Church is a living organism comprised of many people. This leads to several questions. How to influence individuals in a wise way?  How to discover outcomes that can result in bringing people closer to God?  How to organize the activities and life of the church?  What to do to help the church grow and develop? 

In the Institute of Church Development (ICD) we help find answers to these types of questions.  In order to do that we use various tools – we identify strengths and weaknesses, strengthen the vision and build a strategy.  At the same time we focus on developing practical leadership skills like problem solving, managing teams of people and fundraising.  All of these are being offered so that the whole church can grow. 

We offer:

  • Leadership training:
    • Private life and ministry,
    • Church/ministry management,
    • Practical tools.
  • Counselling/Consulting:
    • Problem solving,
    • Defining goals,
    • Developing action plans.
  • Ministry assessment:
    • Performance analysis,
    • Identifying strengths and weaknesses,
    • Identifying potential crises.
  • Support in fundraising:
    • Defining needs,
    • Available sources of funding,
    • Developing fundraising strategy.
  • School of Worship – began on February 18, 2017 and will meet for five sessions:
    • How to practically work with the team of praise?
    • How to lead the church in a dynamic, full of the Spirit adoration?
    • How to build a team combining professionals and amateurs?
    • How to work with the band in which there is frequent rotation of people?

 

 

News

Easter 2017

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he has given us a new birth  into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. (1 Peter 1:3) 

Newsletter – February 2017

Warm greetings from the Evangelical School of Theology Educational Center in Wroclaw, Poland. As we come to the end of the first semester, we are thankful for God’s guidance and blessings as he led us over the past months.

School of Worship

The School of Worship is a new program of the Institute of Church Development for worship leaders from various churches and fellowships. The first session was held on February 18, 2017. The participants met at EST for a series of lectures and then went to Word of Life Church for practical workshops. 

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