Ecumenical Seminars

Ecumenical Seminars on the Prophetic Role of the Church

ECLF conducts capacity building workshops in order to train communities on various peacebuilding approaches. These range from basics knowledge of conflict prevention, -management and -resolution up to mediation, dialogue and transformation skills. The workshops further deal with healing of past hurts and traumata as well as with reconciliation. Workshops now also cover profit making as well as non-profit making community cohesion projects.

The following workshops are conducted by ECLF:

  • Mediation skills workshops for conflict prevention, management, resolution and transformation (CPMRT) in all provinces
  • Training of Trainers (ToT) courses in mediation skills
  • Basic mediation skills workshops in CPMRT for heads of churches
  • Advanced mediation skills workshop for heads of churches and other church leaders
  • Mediation skills in CPMRT workshops specially designed for women leaders and for youth leaders
  • Peacebuilding workshops targeting communities severely affected by political conflicts in the past years
  • Workshops in prevention, management and resolution involving church leaders together with chiefs and kraal heads as well as victims of violence