The Bishop Reuben Job Center runs a variety of seminars for church pastors and leaders on topics that address runs a variety of seminars for clergy and laypeople addressing critical areas of development for churches.
Topics include interim ministry, conflict training, transition management, stewardship, starting or renewing congregations, and a popular series of seminars directed toward specific concerns of churches based on size. The seminars are held at a variety of sites across the Midwest and beyond and are led by outstanding practitioners and consultants in the fields of leadership and discipleship.
The mission of the Bishop Rueben Job Center is to provide excellent quality training, resourcing, and networking for clergy and lay leaders in the area of Christian leadership development, concentrating on key ministry areas and key transitions in ministry. This includes updated theory, practical skills, and spiritual growth for continual learning and development.
The Center is overseen by an Advisory Board comprised of persons from across the North Central Jurisdiction and has an administrative office at the Dakotas United Methodist Conference Center adjacent to Dakota Wesleyan University. Dr. Douglas Anderson is the Executive Director.