NEXT STEPS COACHING

NEXT STEPS COACHING

COACHING DIRECTORY

Rev. MaryAnn McKibben Dana, ZOOM! Coaching

Reston, VA

Credentials: Associate Certified Coach pending, International Coach Federation

Niche/Specialty: Leadership coaching, church professionals, goal-setting and process planning, self-care

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video

Connection to NEXT Church: Former chair of strategy team, frequent blog contributor, have attended numerous National Gatherings both as a speaker and a participant.

Jane E. Fahey

Atlanta, GA

Credentials: Auburn Seminary Coach Training Program graduate; certification pending with International Coach Federation

Niche/Specialty: I’ve enjoyed coaching clergy from a variety of traditions who are at varying stages of journey – from first call to mid-career to imagining retirement.

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: I have attended a National Gathering and used NEXT Church workshop ideas and liturgy materials in my ministry (e.g., Sarasota Statement).

Janice Lee Fitzgerald Coaching

Rochester, NY

Credentials: Professional Certified Coach, International Coach Federation; Certified Mentor Coach

Niche/Specialty: Ministry leaders

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video

Connection to NEXT Church: I follow NEXT Church on social media and other PCUSA news feeds via email.

Rev. LeAnn Hodges

Laurel, MD

Credentials: Associate Certified Coach pending, International Coach Federation

Niche/Specialty: Clergy, lay leaders, especially those in times of discernment

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video

Connection to NEXT Church: The 2018 National Gathering will be my 2nd National Gathering. I follow the NEXT Church Facebook page and blog, and have written for the blog on two occasions. Additionally, I have provided leadership for both the 2017 & 2018 National Gatherings.

Roy Howard

North Potomac, MD

Credentials: Associate Certified Coach pending, International Coach Federation; certified “Healthy Congregations” facilitator

Niche/Specialty: My deep passion is to work with individuals and groups seeking ways to come alive, address conflict and discover the call of God in their lives.

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: I’ve attended several National Gatherings and offered a workshop on vulnerability and courage. I continue to follow and support NEXT Church as it seeks to build up pastors and congregations for a vital future.

Yena Hwang, Catalyst Coaching

Fairfax, VA

Credentials: International Coach Federation trained

Niche/Specialty: Coaching church leaders is my specialty, but I can work with anyone.

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by video, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: I have attended five National Gatherings and led a workshop at the 2017 National Gathering in Kansas City.

Rev. Jennifer Burns Lewis Whole Life Coaching

Merrillville, IN

Credentials: Auburn Seminary Coach Training Program graduate; certification pending with International Coach Federation

Niche/Specialty: Leadership development, strategic planning, life and career transitions, creativity.

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: I’ve been to two NEXT Church National Gatherings, read the blog, and read the newsletter every time it’s published

Chip Low, Compass Coaching LLC

Yorktown Heights, NY

Credentials: Professional Certified Coach, International Coach Federation

Niche/Specialty: Leadership & executive coaching, strategy development & implementation, group coaching, transitions, mentor coaching

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: NEXT Church is encouraging the church forward into the 21st through its events, regular emails and conversations with pastors/church members who are both interested in its work and have attended its conferences. I believe coaching will help leaders enact what they sense are next faithful directions in their ministry.

Shani McIlwain (Practical Partners)

Washington, DC

Credentials: International Coach Federation trained

Niche/Specialty: Individual

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: I have attended NEXT Church National Gatherings.

Alex Patchin McNeill, AMP Coaching

Asheville, NC

Credentials: International Coach Federation trained

Niche/Specialty: Let’s work together to generate momentum to take a leap of faith to launch a project, step into a new leadership role, or discern your calling.

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video

Connection to NEXT Church: I have attended multiple NEXT Church gatherings in my role as executive director at More Light Presbyterians.

Paul Melrose

Madison, WI

Credentials: Associate Certified Coach, International Coach Federation; Coach Endorsement from The United Methodist Endorsing Agency

Niche/Specialty: Clergy discerning next steps professionally, taking their church to the next level, working with clergy and church leadership teams

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: I follow NEXT Church on social media and know members of its leadership teams.

Rev. Pete Peery

Black Mountain, NC

Credentials: Graduate of Auburn Seminary Coach Training Program, 2015; International Coach Federation member

Niche/Specialty: Pastors, church professional staff

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: I have attended five NEXT Church National Gatherings and serve as the relationships and funds development consultant for NEXT Church.

Mary Rodgers, Forward Coaching

Fairfax, VA

Credentials: Associate Certified Coach pending, International Coach Federation

Niche/Specialty: Leadership, personal

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: I have attended all but one National Gathering and I thrive on the energy and creativity that is NEXT Church.

Martha Spong

Mechanicsburg, PA

Credentials: Associate Certified Coach, International Coach Federation

Niche/Specialty: Clergywomen, LGBTQIA+ clergy

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video

Connection to NEXT Church: I have attended four National Gatherings and contribute to the blog.

Bryan D Smith, Deeper Life Coaching

Canton, MI

Credentials: Associate Certified Coach, International Coach Federation

Niche/Specialty: People who want to live and minister with greater courage, joy, freedom, and impact

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: I follow NEXT Church on social media.

Beth Jenkins Smith Transformation Coaching

Alexandria, VA

Credentials: International Coach Federation trained; Coach Approach Skills Training

Niche/Specialty: Pastors, lay leaders, educators, teams

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: I follow NEXT Church on social media and have attended one National Gathering. When I am not working as an organization development and change management consultant, I am an active volunteer with National Capital Presbytery.

Rev. Dr. Beverly Thompson, Vibrant Congregations Initiative

Black Mountain, NC

Credentials: presbytery coach since 2013; Alban Consultant experience; certified spiritual director; seminary teaching, Leadership and Ministry Practice; co-author, books on transition and emotional intelligence

Niche/Specialty: Small church pastors, celebrating age diversity, strengthening the soul of leadership, transitional and transformational ministry, humble listening

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: I follow NEXT Church on social media, read their blog posts, follow PCUSA feeds via email, and hold collegial relationships with NEXT Church folks.

Rev. Dr. George B. Thompson, Jr, Vibrant Congregations Initiative

Black Mountain, NC

Credentials: presbytery coach since 2013; Alban Consultant experience; two decades teaching Leadership and Ministry Practice; author, books on congregational vitality, transition, and emotional intelligence

Niche/Specialty: Paradigm shifting; transition: pastoral, congregational, mid-council; vision, change, and culture; leadership development

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: I follow NEXT Church on social media and hold collegial relationships with many involved.

Mary Lynn Tobin, Giocoso!

Davis, CA

Credentials: Associate Certified Coach, International Coach Federation

Niche/Specialty: Over 29 years I served as associate pastor, co-pastor and head of staff. My specialty is first call pastors and pastors transitioning to/are co-pastors.

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: I follow NEXT Church on social media and often, since I lead first call CREDO conferences, talk about it in conversations with participants.

Shannan Vance-Ocampo, SRVO Consulting

Albany, NY

Credentials: Graduate of Auburn Seminary Coach Training Program, 2016; International Coach Federation trained (certification pending); part of the Coaching Network of the Synod of the Northeast

Niche/Specialty: Pastors, teams engaged in transformation, students under care, persons engaged in transitions and searches, persons engaged in social justice work

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: I have been to three NEXT Church National Gatherings and led a lunchtime talk in 2017 with some mid-council colleagues.

Carrie Yearick

North Potomac, MD

Credentials: International Coach Federation trained; Coach Approach Skills Training

Niche/Specialty: Young adults, groups

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video, in-person coaching

Connection to NEXT Church: I am very familiar with NEXT Church as I have been on one of the National Gathering planning teams and I have attended all but one National Gathering. I follow on social media and support NEXT Church as much as I can!

Wayne A. Yost Coaching and Consulting Services

Indiana, PA

Credentials: Associate Certified Coach, International Coach Federation

Niche/Specialty: Pastors and other church leaders

Mode(s): Virtual coaching by phone, virtual coaching by video

Connection to NEXT Church: I will attend the 2018 National Gathering in Baltimore. I also follow NEXT Church on Facebook and Twitter.

For another source for coaching, check out the Presbyterian Coach Network.