Learning Opportunities

In addition to ministry-specific training, Elmbrook offers a number of learning opportunities intended to help leaders succeed. Watch the calendar at right for dates.

Residency: A one-year, part-time, paid position supported through fundraising. During a resident's time on the Elmbrook staff, they receive practical hands-on ministry experience, theological instruction, and leadership training — all in the context of a large, growing church.

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Intro to People Helping Skills for Crisis, Trauma, and Grief: Robin Knoll will be providing insights to help others who are struggling with grief and working through trauma.

Date/Time: March 8 & 9, 2019. Meet in Fellowship Hall. Please purchase the book Complete Guide to Crisis and Trauma Counseling: What to Do and Say When It Matters Most! By H. Norman Wright prior to class.

Friday 6:30pm-8:30pm and Saturday 9am-3pm


Facilitating Support Groups Class:   As chaplains, the need to jump in and lead a support group can arise at any time. In this practical, hands-on workshop we will learn the dynamics of a leading and facilitating a support group. Support groups have similarities to small group Bible studies but have their own unique qualities.

Join us as we dig into how we can lead differently for these groups.

Date/Time: April 27, 2019 from 9am-12pm. Meet in Fellowship Hall.



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