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Melissa Dodd
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Megan Hayes
Executive Assistant
Megan Hayes

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Morgan Scott

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Simplified Structure Refresher Training

posted on January 31

The Northwest district hosted a virtual training for simplified structure churches with Kay Kotan on Sunday, January 31st 2:00 – 4:00 PM. This virtual training was required for each pastor of a church using simplified structure and at least one member of the leadership team. Below are the recordings and handouts from the training. 

SAS Refresher Training Recording:


SAS Refresher Q&A Session Recording:

Kay Kotan’s Bio:

Kay Kotan is a coach and consultant specializing in church revitalization and new faith communities.  She is a CoachU and Advanced Coach U Graduate, an accredited coach (Professional Certified Coach – PCC) of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), Certified Path 1 Coach, and once served on the faculty at Coaching4Clergy.  Kay has authored more than a dozen books on church leadership and transformation.  As a passionate lay person, Kotan has served as a director on conference staffs and has been privileged to work with churches, pastors, conferences, districts, and judicatory leaders across the country.  She is most proud to be the wife of Bob and the mother of their adult son, Cameron. 

More information about Kay and her books:

Recommend Reading:

  • Winning on Purpose: How To Organize Congregations to Succeed in Their Mission
    by John Edmund Kaiser
  • Mission Possible - Revised & Expanded Second Edition by Kay Kotan & Blake Bradford
  • Strategy Matters: Your Roadmap for an Effective Ministry Planning Retreat by Kay Kotan & Ken Willard
  • Launching Leaders by Kay Kotan and Phil Schroeder


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