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

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. 

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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 to quickly 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.

Job Support Ministry

For anyone in the congregation that may have lost their job or employment—whether as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, the downturn in the oil and gas industry, or any other reason—we invite you to utilize this ministry. Find out more here.

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. The next class will be offered in Fall 2023. For more information, contact Andy Breckwoldt.

Cornerstone Fellowship Program

Cornerstone Fellowship is a nine-month program in discipleship, leadership, the integration of faith and work, and community engagement. The goal is to form Christians who meaningfully integrate their faith into all aspects of their life – responding to the call to serve God and to serve others in impactful ways. The program will start in mid-September 2022. For more information, please contact Andy Breckwoldt.

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