Letter from the Director – Fall 2021

Letter from the Director – Fall 2021

Dear Friends, Since its inception in 2016, the Walker Leadership Institute has focused on leadership for the common good. As the Rev. Dr. Deborah Krause entered into the first year of her presidency, she leads the Eden community in responding in new and robust ways to...
Walker Leadership Institute Partnerships – Fall 2021

Walker Leadership Institute Partnerships – Fall 2021

This past year the Walker Leadership has had the privilege of collaborating with five dynamic organizations whose work is aligned with our goal of strengthening our communities and strengthening human flourishing.    Adese Fellowship is an ecumenical program of...
Special Fall Programs – Fall 2021

Special Fall Programs – Fall 2021

Finance for Missional Organization   When we are called to lead a mission-driven organization, we operate differently than for-profit entities. Our work is theologically centered on faithful stewardship and embodied justice. Professional financial management is often...
Tools – Fall 2021

Tools – Fall 2021

The Parish Model of Ministry: What changes when we think of our work not as with our congregation, but with the whole geographic location of our work. This workshop explores three key questions. 1) What is a Parish?, 2) What is a Parish Priest/Pastor?, 3) What is a...
Walker Rural & Small Town Fellows Fall 2021 Cohort – Fall 2021

Walker Rural & Small Town Fellows Fall 2021 Cohort – Fall 2021

In response to the growing challenges facing congregational leaders serving in rural and small-town communities, the Walker Leadership Institute is launching a fellows’ cohort to support, engage and educate these leaders for new ministry ventures. The Walker Rural...