Leadership Institute

Leadership Institute

The 2019 URJ Had'rachah Seminar will take place June 19-23 at Kutz Camp in Warwick, NY. The URJ Had’rachah Seminar teaches participants a variety of skills to help them lead communal worship, lifecycle events, and educational opportunities in support of or in place of clergy. It is open only to congregational leaders from small congregations with no more than one full-time clergy member. 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, June 23, 2019 (All day)

Join us on Thursday, January 24th, 8pm ET for an informational webinar, where you will learn more about the URJ Had'rachah Seminar, the logistics of this year's seminar, the URJ Small Congregations Grants, and more.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us for an informational webinar on Thursday, December 13th, 8pm ET, to learn about our next two cycles of the URJ Congregational Finances Courses - one for all leaders, and one exclusively for congregational professionals - which both begin on January 14.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us on November 21st, 2019, 8pm ET for the Emerging Leaders Initiative Facilitator Training Webinar. Come learn about the URJ Emerging Leaders Resource, a 10-module flexible curriculum that can be personalized to meet the individual needs of congregations. Discover the questions you should be asking in order to develop a successful program to meet your congregational needs.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us on August 13th, 2019, 8pm ET for the Emerging Leaders Initiative Facilitator Training Webinar. Come learn about the URJ Emerging Leaders Resource, a 10-module flexible curriculum that can be personalized to meet the individual needs of congregations. Discover the questions you should be asking in order to develop a successful program to meet your congregational needs.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us on May 15th, 2019, 8pm ET for the Emerging Leaders Initiative Facilitator Training Webinar. Come learn about the URJ Emerging Leaders Resource, a 10-module flexible curriculum that can be personalized to meet the individual needs of congregations. Discover the questions you should be asking in order to develop a successful program to meet your congregational needs.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us for an informational webinar on October 30th, 8pm ET. You will be able to learn about the URJ Scheidt Seminar in general and about this year's specific logistics for both locations. You will also have the opportunity to have your questions about the seminar answered.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Funded through the generosity of Rudi and Honey Scheidt, the annual URJ Scheidt Seminar for Presidents and Presidents-Elect convenes presidents from congregations of different locations and sizes to learn, network, build relationships, and enhance leadership skills. It serves as a springboard for learning throughout presidents' terms. This seminar will take place on April 4-7, 2019 in Newport Beach, CA.

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 3:00pm to Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 12:00pm

Funded through the generosity of Rudi and Honey Scheidt, the annual URJ Scheidt Seminar for Presidents and Presidents-Elect convenes presidents from congregations of different locations and sizes to learn, network, build relationships, and enhance leadership skills. It serves as a springboard for learning throughout presidents' terms. This seminar will take place on February 7-10, 2019 in Newport Beach, CA.

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 3:00pm to Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 12:00pm

Join us for the “URJ Day of Leadership Learning: Finding the Joy in Board Service” on October 28th. This event will provide executive committee members and congregational professional staff (or their equivalents) from congregations of all sizes across North America with the unique opportunity to with each other and with a distinguished expert in the field of non-profit management. The exact same program will be offered simultaneously in multiple locations across North America.

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm