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Coaching 101--Basic Training for Ministry 
For nearly 15 years, Coaching 101 workshops have equipped Christian leaders to nurture, disciple and develop others to reach their highest potential. What would it look like for all of the leadership at your church or nonprofit to function at its highest level? It could change our congregation, community, and even eternity.

Our next Coaching 101 workshop takes place at Mosaic Church in Imperial, Pennsylvania, right outside of Pittsburgh. The event is slated for Friday, March 15 from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, March 16, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  

The next weekend, Covenant Community Church in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, will host the identical workshop. We'll meet Friday, March 22, from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Covenant's lead pastor, The Rev. Dr. Joel Rainey, enthusiastically endorses the class. “This is a low-cost, high-return approach to training leaders to equip each other. I cannot think of a better investment than one like this.” Dr. Rainey agreed to host the workshop, after a 2017 Coaching 101 workshop served as a staff retreat.

Coaching 101 participants dig deep into the coaching process, explore techniques for asking powerful questions, practice being an active listener, and leave prepared to coach others at a basic, yet effective, level.

The $80 (or $60 per person in groups of three or more) registration fee includes the Coaching 101 book by Dr. Robert Logan, materials, snacks and beverages. Participants may bring a bagged lunch on Saturday or enjoy one of the local eateries in Imperial and Shepherdstown.

Meet your trainer,  Jenni Bartling! Have questions? You can email Anchored Coaching.

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Coach Certification​​--New Cohorts Forming Now
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Anchored's Coach Certification prepares ordained and lay leaders to coach others in order to help them fully develop their ministries. This process utilizes the discovery-based methodology of coaching designed by Dr. Bob Logan during his tenure with CoachNet International Ministries.  Training normally takes nine months to one year to complete, and involves the following stages:

1.5 day Coaching 101 Workshop (See schedule above for dates.)
During the Coaching 101 workshop, you’ll dig deep into the coaching process, explore techniques for asking powerful questions, practice being an active listener…and leave prepared to coach others at a basic, and effective, level.  (This workshop is required for Coach Certification candidates, but is open to anyone interested in developing coaching skills.)

Mentoring and Field Experience 
Before beginning your fieldwork, you'll experience two coaching sessions with a coach mentor, working through Coaching 101 by Bob Logan and Sherilyn Carlton.  You’ll then coach two people of your own choosing for six sessions each. Your coach mentor will work with you during that time to grow in your coaching capacity. You'll also have the opportunity to experience coaching from a certified coach.

You’ll receive feedback based on your field work, coach-mentoring sessions, and a self-survey.

1.5 day Certification Cohort Retreat
You’ll attend the Developing Coaching Excellence workshop, focus on personal coaching competencies and create a development plan for continued growth.

Candidate receives certification upon completion of all requirements and recommendation for from coach mentor.

The cost for the Coach Certification Process is $1950; this fee covers your Coaching 101 book, Coaching 101 Handbook, Developing Coaching Excellence Handbook, both workshops and all coach mentoring sessions.
Coaching--The Overlooked Discipleship Tool
Discipleship requires so much more than reading the latest book, teaching a sermon series, or offering “discipleship training” in adult education classes.

What is often missing is a life-on-life approach reflective of Jesus’ relationship with His disciples. In Matthew 16,  Jesus used questions to help his followers discover where they were in their faith journey. He learned how committed they were to spiritual growth in John 5. And He helped them to realize the resources they had to serve the Kingdom in Mark 6.

Coaching is a valuable, but often overlooked, tool in the disciple-ship process. Incorporating coaching deepens the discipler/discipled relationship, and can accelerate the spiritual development of those being discipled.

Attendees at the The Overlooked Discipleship Tool workshop learn:
The Value of Coaching in the Discipling Relationship;
Questions to Encourage Spiritual Growth; and
The Importance of Listening in Discipleship

You will walk aware with practical tips on how to coach and a great vision to coach others and seek coaching for your work and ministry.