Programs for Congregations

Programs for Congregations

Programs for Congregations

Storytelling

Bring in a professional storyteller for a holiday or educational event at your congregation. View storytelling programs

Get advice on how to produce a Story Slam event for a fun, interactive evening.

Build Community through Personal Story Sharing

Get beyond “how are you?” to genuine connections through expertly facilitated story sharing. Whether the focus is to reminisce and share personal family history, or to share stories about one’s working life or other experiences, groups are rich in personal experiences and wisdom that can be tapped and enjoyed.

Conduct an Oral History project, interviewing congregants, founders, and elderly in your community.

Congregational Connections

Cindy consults with congregations on how to facilitate connections between disparate groups, young and old, committees and classrooms – to build a stronger sense of a community learning together with a common purpose.

Cindy describes a program she designed for one congregation

View a video Cindy’s Story Based Learning  project for Temple Shir Tikvah in Winchester, MA.

Train Your Educators

Stories are a perfect way to transmit values and stimulate inquiry. Train your educators to use storytelling in the classroom. View workshops

Innovate your educational program with an intergenerational story-based approach, with an experienced consultant  Read more here

Tell the Story of Your Congregation

Congregants, Staff and Board become ambassadors and do outreach with effective stories of what makes your congregation special. Cindy has the skills to advise you on how to conduct interviews, record, edit and coach you to present your story. View workshops

Diversity Awareness

Build a sense of respect and understanding within your community and with guest speakers. Cindy coaches speakers, facilitates panels of personal story sharing and teaches a response technique designed to create a safe and empathic dynamic. Learn more

Story Arc | Cindy Rivka Marshall