A one day introduction for Christian leaders on conflict and conciliation
with Rev. Dr. Keith McCrory
When: Saturday May 27th
Time: 10.00 am-4.45 pm
Cost: €35.00 (includes manuals,conflict profilers and other resources)
The Leading Through Conflict (LTC) Seminar combines presentation, reflection and situational role play to introduce you to key concepts in understanding and dealing with conflict. In particular it seeks to equip you to understand and lead others through the process of conciliation.
What to expect
1. Leading Through Conflict begins by looking at what conflict actually is and why getting this right is crucial if we are to bring leadership when it occurs.
2. It then examines how we and others interact when conflict arises and the factors that are always at play behind the scenes.
3. Thirdly, it looks at the conciliation process and the basic 5 step process used to guide people towards reconciliation.
4. And, finally, the seminar looks very practically at some the harsh realities we face in conflict situations and how we can best deal with these when they arise.
Rev. Dr. Keith McCrory
Keith is originally from the North West of Ireland but now lives in Maynooth in Co Kildare, some 19km west of Dublin. He is married to Sheena and has two kids Jessica (21) and Conor (18). Keith grew up amidst the troubles in Northern Ireland. He began his working life training to be a pilot but during that training felt called to ordained ministry. After various periods of study and work in England, Jamaica, the USA and Belfast, he became a minister in the Presbyterian Church in Ireland where he has served for the past 22 years. He enjoys walking and golfing and describes his two great passions in ministry as reconciliation and new church development. He is now the minister of Maynooth Community Church, a new Presbyterian Church in Maynooth, Co. Kildare and serves as Chairman of the Saint Patrick Foundation, a reconciliation ministry based around the life and legacy of St Patrick. Keith also serves on the Judicial Commission of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland and regularly teaches on conflict around the country and in the Irish Bible Institute’s Masters programme.