Two more sessions of Boundary Training will be offered yet during 2023 through a partnership between the Synod of the Covenant and its member presbyteries.

The cost of the training –  led by LeaderWise – is fully covered by the Synod and the presbyteries, and the training is available to all presbytery members.  

The training will be offered online:

  •  Monday and Tuesday, October 2-3, 2023 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  Register here.
  • Tuesday and Wednesday, November 7-8, 2023 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Register here.

Participants must attend all five hours to receive credit for completing the program. Teaching elders must send a copy of the course completion certificate for the presbytery files via email to

Completing this course fulfills the Presbytery of Lake Michigan Sexual Misconduct Policy mandate that all teaching elders active in ministry within the bounds of the presbytery complete boundary and ethics training. The mandate applies to all teaching elders who are actively serving in congregations or in validated ministry, including members-at-large, honorably retired members, Commissioned Ruling Elders (CREs) and Christian Educators (CCEs).