June 30, 2009
Church Management Roundtable Focuses on Effective Church Communication.


David Gibson reports on the annual meeting of the National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management.


Tony Blair

Tony Blair, former prime minister of Britain, addressed the annual meeting of National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management at the Wharton School in Philadelphia.

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Bishop Kicanas

Gerald Kicanas, Bishop of Tucson, said that the Church finds itself in a new information context, one defined by 24 hour news cycles and new digital media, and that it must embrace this technology in order to  spread its message further.

David Gibson reports on Bishop Kicanas

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Kerry Robinson, Tony Blair, Geoff Boisi

Kerry Robinson, executive director, Tony Blair, and Geoff Boisi, founder of Leadership Roundtable. Mr. Blair delivered the keynote address, where he talked about effective communications in a world that is dominated by instant communication and a 24-hour news cycle.

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Best Practices Awardee - Catholics Come Home - Kerry Robinson, Geoff Boisi, Tom Peterson, Michael Brough

CatholicsComeHome.org was honored by the National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management with its Best Practices Award at the annual meeting on June 25, 2009 in Philadelphia.

David Gibson reports on CatholicsComeHome


Tony Blair presents the keynote address


Bishop Gerald Kicanas, vice president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, on communications




Annual Meetings
National Symposium on Hispanic Leadership and Philanthropy for a 21st Century Church
The Standard for Excellence: Best Practices for a Mission Driven Church
Lowney A Call to Communion: Co-Responsibility for the Good of the Church


Managing for Mission: Building Strategic Collaborations to Strengthen the Church
From Aspirations to Action: Solutions for America's Catholic Schools
John Allen A Blueprint for Responsibility:
Responding to Crises with Collaborative Solutions
Clarity, Candor and Conviction: Effective Communications for a Global Church
Managerial Excellence: Engaging the Faith Community in Leadership in the Church Today
Give Us Your Best: A Look at Church Service for a New Generation
Bringing Our Gifts to the Table: Creating Conditions for Financial Health in the Church
A Call to Excellence in the Church
Challenges and Opportunities in Governance and Accountability for Institutions in Transition