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Continuing Ed and Discernment Events

Below are events for leaders (rostered and non-rostered) for continuing ed, discernment, training, etc.  Please contact the event coordinators directly for more information about these events.

Boundary Training Workshop for Rostered Ministers

Now offered online!
Boundaries training is crucial for rostered ministers, since we work closely with people and know the importance of relationships. Rostered ministers can attend our Synod’s boundaries & sexual ethics training online during COVID-19:
The expectation of the Bishop is that rostered ministers will attend or take boundaries training once every 3 years.
The cost is $49 to enroll. Questions about this training or about the boundaries workshops offered in the synod can be sent to Connie Schmucker at
FAQs about online Boundaries Training through the Lewis Center:
What will happen after I go online, register and pay the $49 fee? You will receive a payment receipt. This means that your registration has been processed. You may then log back into, at your convenience, and start the course.
What if I have a question? You may call the office at (202) 664-5700 or email the Lewis Center at The office is not closed, but the staff is working from home due to COVID 19. If you leave a voicemail, they will call you back.
How long does it take to receive the certificate once the program is completed? ​The course takes on average 4-6 hours. Once the work is completed it usually takes the Lewis Center 24-48 business hours to review the work and either send out the certificate or an email regarding what needs to be redone.