At St. John the Divine, we have a vision “To raise up generations of Christian servant leaders for the church, the community, and the world modeled on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ”

We believe that leadership is about influence. And Everyone has Influence, whether in your work, family, school, church, or ministry.


Global Leadership Summit
On-site at St. John the Divine
Thursday - Friday, August 5-6, 2021

The Global Leadership Summit is a life-changing event. This amazing 2-day leadership conference features fresh, actionable content delivered by a world-class faculty. In 2019 the GLS impacted 405,000+ leaders across 500+ U.S. Premier Host Sites in 135 countries, providing vision, inspiration, and countless practical skills you can put to work Monday morning. The GLS is highly recommended for everyone. We are proud to serve our community’s business and ministry leaders through hosting the Summit. 

Find out more here: Global Leadership Summit


Mentoring Program (for Young Professionals)

Still finding your place in the world? Need support and motivation...the fellowship of someone who has been there? Mentors help you decide how quickly to grow, listen, and share personal stories. Get a leg up by learning from old pros. Mentors are soul friends, confidantes, people who have walked paths you wish to walk, but have not walked yet. Want one? Find out more here: Mentor Network.


Leadership Foundations Course

The objective of the Leadership Foundations Course is to develop participants’ leadership capabilities with Jesus as the model. We welcome leaders from all backgrounds and spheres of society. Whether leading a small team or a large organization, this program has been designed for those who are in leadership roles and want to increase their capacity, capabilities, and effectiveness to impact the world around them. This 10-week course will be offered on the following 2021 schedule.

  • Wednesdays 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, starting September 15
  • Thursdays 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, starting September 16

Find out more here: Leadership Foundations


For more information on leadership development at St. John the Divine, please contact Andy Breckwoldt , Director of Leadership Development, at abreckwoldt@sjd.org