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ReSource is Iliff’s program for lifelong learning, designed to serve our alumni, community, and the world. Our content is designed for those who serve in leadership positions in faith communities and non-profits, although much of what we do applies to anyone serving in any leadership position. Below, you will find upcoming ReSource events and online content, as well as connections to opportunities provided by our many partner organizations. 

Upcoming Events

February 4-6 - Renewal Conference

Diversity in Divided Times: Challenges and Hopes

Scheduled Plenary Speakers:

Rev. Traci Blackmon  Dr. Andrea Smith Dr. Ted Vial

Join us for these speakers, powerful chapel services, informative workshops and panels, and much more! Registration is open now at

Saturday, March 23: Organizational Change

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“A Tree Planted”: Leading Change in Tumultuous Times
Guiding an organization through change is one of the most challenging tasks of leadership. In this workshop, Dr. Lizardy-Hajbi will offer a number of frameworks for understanding change, as well as strategic practices for leading change in congregations and non-profit organizations.
Participants will:

> Examine social, emotional, and spiritual perspectives on change
> Re-imagine change as a naturally-occurring phenomenon to be embraced (or at least accepted)
> Recognize the effects of initiating change within an organization, and how leaders can anticipate and successfully respond to these effects
> Identify habits and practices for leadership that prioritize care of self and professional longevity

Instructor: Rev. Dr. Kristina Lizardy-Hajbi

Location: Iliff Main Campus, 2323 E. Iliff Ave, Denver
Cost: $89 (alumni, student, and group discounts available)

Online Resources

Video: Conversations on the Way Forward

Prepared for our United Methodist denominational partners, this video creates an opportunity for conversation regarding the potential results of the 2019 General Conference decisions.

Total runtime: 20 minutes
Cost: Free

Video: Spiritual Entrepreneurship

From Iliff’s Office of Professional Formation, this video provides the full content of the fall term Vocation and Formation Seminar Series. Here, Sara Jolena Wolcott presents on the topic of Spiritual Entrepreneurship.

Total runtime: 59 minutes
Cost: Free

ReSource Podcast: Bivocational Ministry

Packard Brown shares his insights and expertise regarding bivocational ministry, a growing reality for clergy today.



Total runtime: 20 minutes across 3 segments
Cost: Free

ReSource Podcast: Social Media & Fundraising

A helpful conversation with Matthew David Morris about his experiences using social media as a tool for fundraising.

Total runtime: 23 minutes across 3 segments
Cost: Free

ReSource Video: Funnel Conversations

There are ways to guide an interview – even when you are the interviewee! Learn some helpful tips from Packard Brown, former Director of Career Services at Iliff. His new Theology Careers Initiative provides support to those navigating the ministerial and non-profit job markets.

Total runtime: 13 minutes
Cost: Free

Partner Organization Opportunities

We are excited to share some of the work being done by Iliff partners and alumni. If you have any questions, please contact these individuals and organizations directly.

PIFN - Jobs & Other Opportunities

Iliff’s Office of Professional Formation offers their Professional (In)Formation Network (PIFN) site where community partners can post information about job openings, internships, and volunteer positions. Click here to read more.

Spirituality Across Horizons

This innovative program offers half-day workshops and four-week courses designed to create opportunities for spiritual reflection, awareness and growth that build on one another. Visit their website for more information.

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Iliff Parking & Facility Information

Parking at Iliff
Parking for events at Iliff is available in the Visitor lot (Lot B), located on the north side of East Iliff Avenue, just west of University Boulevard. The kiosk for parking payments is located at the north end of that lot, just in front of the circular drive. Parking is managed by the University of Denver. For a map, click here.
Campus Accessibility and Safety
Iliff’s facilities are ADA compliant. If we can assist you with specific needs, please let us know. To contact us in advance of a ReSource or Renewal Event, email , or call the Office of Alumni and Community Education at 303-765-3176.

Iliff’s facilities are secured. Visitors must enter and exit through the main doors at the south end of the building complex. Individual visitors are required to sign-in at the reception desk. Conference and workshop participants generally do not need to sign-in, but are advised to keep their Iliff-provided nametags visible at all times. For information about campus safety, email .

Meals & Food
Unless otherwise specified, our events do not include meals. For full-day events, there are numerous eateries within a few-minute walk of the Iliff campus.

We do generally provide some snacks and drinks. Please of any severe allergies which might require us to restrict particular foods from being present in the event space.

For the majority of our events, a variety of discounts are available:

  • Current students of Iliff and the University of Denver. Discounts codes, which can be used when registering, can be found by checking announcement emails or Facebook/social media postings, or emailing us at .
  • Alumni of Iliff. Discounts codes can be found by checking announcement emails, the Iliff Alums Facebook group, or by emailing us at .
  • Group discounts are available for many events by contacting the Alumni office directly (do not register online). Email  to get the conversation going.

Discount policies are subject to change. Please visit this page, or contact us, for the latest information.

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