Workshop series to address financial concerns for current and future religious leaders

Published: September 16, 2016

by Hilary Floyd (MDiv ’10) and C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications

iyabo.workshops.fall16.billboardAs part of its commitment to holistic theological education, the Wake Forest University School of Divinity continues to expand the offerings of its Financial Well-Being for Pastoral Leaders Program, which began in the fall of 2015. The program serves current students as well as the larger community through courses offerings, peer mentoring, financial and budgeting tools, and continuing education workshops. The School of Divinity aims to create a culture that shapes the habits and skills of pastoral leaders, promoting financial well-being for themselves and the communities they serve.

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Iyabo Onipede

Beginning on Friday, September 23, the School of Divinity will be offering a series of three workshops entitled, Uncovering Your Hidden Currency: An Introspective Look at Vocation and Money, led by professional coach Iyabo Onipede. Each workshop will explore different aspects of individuals’ relationships to money and anxieties about finances so that participants can begin to develop new understandings about financial practices and how they impact vocation. These workshops are free and open to the public, though registration is required.

What: Uncovering Your Hidden Currency: An Introspective Look at Vocation and Money; A series of three workshops focused on financial well-being for pastors and community members. Register to attend.

Who: Led by Iyabo Onipede, professional leadership coach, writer, speaker, and theologian.

When: Friday, September 23; Friday, October 28; and Friday, November 11. All workshops will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided for those who register. Interested attendees may register for individual workshops or the entire series.

Where: Wake Forest University’s Reynolda Campus in Winston-Salem. Wingate Hall, Room 201. Wingate Hall is attached to the back of Wait Chapel. Parking is available in any of the designated visitor parking lots (close proximity lots are Q, N, W1). Review the campus map.