Building Resilience 2022

Join the Cleveland Ecumenical Institute for Religious Studies (CEIRS) in celebrating their 30th year of service to people of faith in Northeast Ohio in a workshop designed to nourish and encourage ordained leaders and lay pastoral professionals.

The workshop will include a keynote address from Micky ScottBey Jones, breakout sessions, and an ecumenical networking opportunity for pastoral caregivers. A continental breakfast and lunch from local restaurant Luna Bakery will be provided.

Micky ScottBey Jones (she/her) is a visionary leader in the fields of spiritual accompaniment and movement chaplaincy, and has trained hundreds of people in accompaniment, healing and resilience building in social change movements. She also has a wide range of experience in nonprofit organizations including program development, team building, event curation and facilitation. Micky has a B.S. in Consumer and Family Sciences from Middle Tennessee State University, a Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies from North American Institute for Indigenous Studies in partnership with Portland Seminary meaning she has training in human development, family dynamics, intercultural studies, early childhood and adult education, culture and theology. In addition to academics, Micky has been trained in the spiritual, philosophical and practical aspects of Kingian nonviolence by the Rev. Dr. James Lawson (who also trained Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) and others. Micky is a certified enneagram teacher and coach and believes in the ancient wisdom of the enneagram for individual and social transformation. She believes the enneagram is a helpful tool for the work needed for social change, empathy and resilience building and our efforts toward justice, diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Micky is experienced in coaching and teaching individuals and groups and enjoys working with those interested in nurturing emotional intelligence, communication and understanding.

The Rev. Adrienne Koch is the Priest Associate at Episcopal Trinity Cathedral in Cleveland where she oversees adult formation, outreach, and campus ministry. Recently a published author, she contributed to the 2020 Church Publishing book Belovedness: Finding God (and Self) on Campus. She completed her Anglican coursework at Sewanee and is trained in the Narrative Enneagram. Adrienne has been working with and teaching the Enneagram in academic and church settings since 2012.