WELCOME

TRAINING AND SUPPORTING THOSE LEADING FAITH COMMUNITIES
THROUGH TIMES OF TRANSITION FOR OVER FORTY YEARS!

 

VIRTUAL EDUCATION

IMN will continue to provide all training on a virtual platform. Click on the button below to view the IMN Calendar of Events.

THE IMN COMMUNITY

For more that 40 years the IMN community connected many denomination and faith communites through the art of transitional ministry.

VIRTUAL EDUCATION

Fundamentals of Transitional Ministry: The Work of the Leader

  • March 14-15 & 21-22 2022 (11am-7pm) SOLD OUT
  • April 26-29, 2022 (9am-5pm)
  • May 17-20, 2022 (9am-5pm)

*Eastern time

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Fundamentals of Transitional Ministry: The Work of Congregation

  • April 20, 27 & May 4, 11, 18, 25, 2022 (10-6) consecutive Wednesdays
  • June 13-15 & 20-22, 2022 (9-5)
  • September 12-14 & 19-21, 2022 (10-6)
  • November 8-10 & 15-17, 2022 (10-6)

*Eastern time

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Effective Transitional Leadership

The virtual workshop is a primer for those who are new to transitional leadership and a refresher for those transitional practitioners seeking to update their skills.

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The Transition Team

 

The Transition Team

In this ZOOM seminar you will discover and explore the importance and purpose of a Transition Team, how it is selected, steps for team development, the importance of trust formation. Observation guides for Team effectiveness and training the Transition Team included.

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90 Minute Webinars

IMN 90 Minute Webinars

All webinars sessions will be presented on the Zoom video conferencing format, for 90 minutes.  Participants will register for each session separately.  Once registration is complete, webinar information will be sent to you by email. Cost for IMN members is $35+ and for non-IMN members is $50+. Webinars will be recorded and may be chosen for the IMN Webinar Library.

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NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEARCH

The Interim Ministry Network (IMN), with staff in Baltimore, Maryland, seeks an experienced professional for the position of Executive Director with an official start date of November-December 2022.

In preparation for the retirement of the current long serving Executive Director, consultation with the IMN constituency confirmed IMN’s current Mission and Vision statement and raised the following priorities for the Board of Directors, faculty, teams, and the new Executive Director:

  • familiarity with latest research around leadership in organizational transition and expanding models for effective transition
  • equipping all faith leaders (including judicatories) in their supporting new ways to be faith communities in the midst of huge societal change
  • awareness of a trauma informed approach to education and programming, mindful of IMN’s commitment to incorporating Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice and Belonging concepts in all of IMN’s work

Click on the button below to review the position responsibilities, desired skills and qualifications and the application process.

IMN COMMUNITY

About IMN

For over three decades, the Interim Ministry Network – IMN has dedicated itself to the health and wellness of church congregations. The wellness of churches is influenced by three kinds of learned leadership skills – prevention of unhealthy practices before they take root, maintenance of congregational health during times of stress or change and restorative care when it is required.

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IMN Membership

For over three decades, the Interim Ministry Network – IMN has dedicated itself to the health and wellness of church congregations. The wellness of churches is influenced by three kinds of learned leadership skills – prevention of unhealthy practices before they take root, maintenance of congregational health during times of stress or change and restorative care when it is required.

Click to see more. . . 

Virtual Support Groups

IMN Virtual Support Groups are video-conference gatherings of people who share common experiences, situations, problems or conditions. On these calls, members offer and receive practical and emotional support related to the practice of transitional/interim ministry.

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Chat With Us

Join two of the IMN Board of Directors in conversation regarding self, ideas that work and don’t work, congregational shifts, conflict, community and much more. Join us and bring your question! 

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42nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE

OCT 31 – NOV. 4, 2022

Click on the video below to see who will join the this year’s program.

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JOIN THE IMN LEADERSHIP AND INVEST THE THE FUTURE OF TRANSITIONAL MINISTRY BY GIVING A GIFT TODAY!

“I support the IMN with my time, my talent, and my treasure, because this is the colleague group where my commitment to healthy congregations in times of transition is most deeply understood and supported.  The IMN is an organization with a compelling mission and vision, dedicated volunteer leaders and staff, and a commitment to deepening and expanding innovative education in a changing world.”

Rev. Margret O’Neall, UUA
Treasure of the IMN Board of Directors
Fundraising Team Lead

⇓THREE WAYS TO GIVE YOUR GIFT⇓

100% OF GIFTS MADE THROUGH PAYPAL GO TO IMN! ALL FEES ARE ON PAYPAL!
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CLICK ON THE “I’M N” IMAGE TO MAKE YOUR GIFT IN THE IMN SHOPPING CART. 

Send a check to:
Interim Ministry Network
1001 Frederick Road, Box 21036
Catonsville, MD 21228
Note: IMN Annual Appeal

Glossary

  • C-Topical Cafes (90 minutes)
  • FTML-Fundamentals of Transitional Ministry: The Work of the Leader (3-4 days)
  • FTMC-Fundamentals of Transitional Ministry: The Work of the Congregation (4-6 days)
  • S-Seminars (1 to 3 days)
  • VSG-Virtual Support Groups (90 minutes)
  • W-Webinars (90 minutes)

By clicking within the calendar on one of the events, details will be revealed and links to register.

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