South Dakota Coach Launch

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Coaching Ministry Overview

Guiding Scripture: Luke 24:13-35
Vision: Multiplying Leaders for Christ’s Mission Through Coaching

Purpose: Create a coaching culture in the ELCA that will empower and multiply leaders at every expression of the church to actively engage in her or his part of God’s mission in the world.

Guiding principles

  • God’s mission and the work of the Holy Spirit are the heart of coaching.
  • Coaching is a ministry of accompaniment and encouragement.
  • God provides everything needed to accomplish God’s purposes for every leader and congregation.
  • Effective leadership is adaptive leadership. Coaching facilitates adaptive leadership.


Click here to register. 

*Note: Registration is handled through the ELCA website. If you have issues registering, please contact:

Maria Maldonado
Domestic Mission Unit, ELCA
8765 W. Higgins Road
Chicago, IL 60631-4186
Phone: 1-800-638-3522 Ext 2748

Registration does not include lodging arrangements.

Event Details

May 10-12, 2018 (Schedule)
Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church
Sioux Falls, SD



Rev. Bill Tesch
Director of Evangelical Mission

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