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Watch this Leadership 360 video and then check out our class offerings below. Sign up for a class and begin your leadership journey today! 

Planning your leadership Journey

This is the first class in the leadership core where you will learn more about the Manchester Christian Church’s Leadership Development program, opportunities to lead at church and start your journey to leadership excellence. This two hour journey will provide insight into your leadership competencies and put you on the road to being a Godly leader.

disc assessment and review

The DISC is a personal assessment tool used to improve work productivity, teamwork and communication. After taking this professional personality assessment you will dive into thisnon-judgmental course to help you discuss your behavioral differences. We will walk you through your assessment results to help identify ways you can be a better leader.

situational leadership

This session piggy-backs on the previous two as you take a look at your leadership map and personality strengths to get yourself where you are going. You will learn how to apply what you have learned about yourself and your leadership style in the DISC assessment and apply it to real life situations through an action learning format.

This course is designed to hone your personality strengths and skills as well as provide new tools to effectively lead a small group or team. Learn techniques for handling interruptions, designing effective meetings, keeping the dialogue flowing, and addressing a participant who dominates the conversation. Emphasis in this program is on the practical. 

Leading Groups and Teams


Active Learning Sessions are elective courses designed to strengthen, reinforce and extend the vision of the Leadership Development core curriculum. These courses take you deeper into specific areas of leadership and service giving you eyes to see the need and the skills to fill them. 


Leading Change

Leading Change is a combination of teachings and practical application to challenges our church faces today and in the future.  It will be led by experienced change experts who will help to ensure our leaders are prepared to lead change at Manchester Christian Church. This is an opportunity to influence church strategy in one of our church’s top initiatives, creating a culture of connectivity

Guest Experience

This class offers practical ways to create high-quality guest experiences that not only make them feel safe and welcome but also paves roads to get them connected and engaged at Manchester Christian Church. 

Sticky Church

This class addresses the challenge of connecting with and integrating the people who come through our doors using the book “Sticky Church” by Larry Osborne.

This class is designed to provide participants with the tools they need to successfully lead, disciple, and multiply their group. It is packed with practical tools and inspiring stories that will help the small group leaders themselves grow spiritually and equip them to work with their small group members to become disciples of Jesus. The program will provide participants the chance to practice what they learn.

Seven Habits of the Highly Effective Small Group Leader


This course is complimentary to the original Leading Groups and Teams program we offer in our leadership core.  It is an action learning program where you will have a chance to learn, hone and practice three key skills important to successfully leading groups and teams.  These include facilitation, providing feedback and effective communications. 

Leading Groups and Teams II



These classes are constantly changing and evolving to meet the needs of the church culture. Dive into a course today or contact us for more information on how you can become the leader God designed you to be at Manchester Christian Church and beyond.