Walker Leadership Institute

Tools for Leadership Webinar Courses

Tools For Leadership Webinar Courses are designed to provide pastors and laity with information to assist them in their role as church leaders.  Webinar participants may, if you choose, obtain a certificate from Eden by choosing the certificate option on the registration page and completing questions at the end of the webinar.   Participate Here.

Church FInance
Learn strategies for church investments and endowments, capital improvement projects, socially responsible investment and corporate engagement.
Leadership: The Cornerstone Fund-Maria Coyne,
United Church Funds-Matt Wagner, Stacey Pettis, Katie McCloskey

Church Conflict
Explore strategies for managing church conflict for healthier, more faithful churches.
Leadership:  Care and Counseling-Amy Bertchausen

Langenberg Leadership Forum

Langenberg Leadership Forum
The Langenberg Leadership Forum is a program for business and organizational leaders offered through The Walker Leadership Institute at Eden Theological Seminary.

Monthly breakfasts are hosted and speakers share their experience in community leadership.

NEXT Steps: Midlife and Beyond

NEXT Steps is a new, non-degree program of study and reflection for spiritually minded middle- and older-age professionals. NEXT Steps will lead you through a process of discovering purpose-filled work that contributes to the Common Good in our community. The class is forming now.

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Master of Community Leadership

Master of Community Leadership
The Master of Community Leadership (MCL) prepares students to begin a career in public or private sector enterprise, civic engagement, community organizing, and public policy and/or advocacy.
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Our Mission

Working at the intersection of faith and business, the Walker Leadership Institute equips business leaders with skills and experiences to guide their organizations in better serving the Common Good. The Institute partners with other academic, religious, and business groups to put together workshops, conferences and forums to identify, encourage, and activate community leadership. Our goal is to empower and connect communities.

Our Vision

Business and faith leaders in every community working together for the Common Good.

Our Beginning

Founded in 2016, the Walker Leadership Institute was made possible by a generous gift from Ambassador George H. and Dr. Carol B. Walker.