Pastoral Learning Communities

In 2020, we launched our first three Pastoral Learning Communities (PLCs). A PLC is a two-year coaching cohort of 12-15 senior pastors that meet monthly to be equipped in the skills necessary to grow a healthy church. James Gleason leads these regional PLCs and strives to help you deepen your theology, apply Biblical strategy, grow in your leadership and sharpen your knowledge. Participants will also receive a regular coaching call from James to help you put into practice all that you are learning.

  • Current PLC Participants

    If you are currently participating in the 2020/2021 Portland, Seattle or Eastern Oregon PLC cohorts and are looking for the meeting schedule, past meeting audio or documents, or need to sign up for a coaching call, please email Jamie Duncan at [email protected].

  • Interested in PLCs?

    PLC Cohorts are a two-year cycle. James Gleason leads the Pastoral Learning Community and provides monthly coaching.

    Currently, our PLCs are full, and we are not accepting new participants. We will be launching new cohorts in beginning in 2022 (locations yet to be determined). Please review the information below for more information about PLCs.

    What You Will Receive:
    • A monthly cohort experience in a community of 12-15 other Senior Pastors (10, three-hour meetings per year, July/August off).
    • A monthly phone coaching directed to your specific church needs.
    • A two-year proven coaching process that leads to greater health and growth, both for you and your church.
    How Much Does it Cost:

    $100 per month (books extra)

    Note: This fee will be waived for those churches who support Church Venture Northwest at least this amount per month.