Keynote Presentations

Keynote Presentations & Speeches

Rallying your group toward progress and purpose
The desire to gather, learn and grow together is essential to the human spirt. For faith communities, it’s critical to assemble teams routinely for training and development through interactive programming and educational instruction.

Michelle Snyder is passionate about bringing together leadership teams to enlighten and inspire, and dig in to what’s really going on behind the scenes. With a zest for getting to the heart of what matters most, Michelle is able to lead and facilitate productive, deep conversation. She listens intently and helps discerns the true interests of those brought together.

Every gathering offers an opportunity for growth
Michelle has presented on church strategy, congregational health and organizational intelligence. She has led gatherings from church meetings and synod gatherings, to clergy workshops and nonprofit trainings. Michelle has performed keynote presentations on such topics as:

  • The truth will set “your church” free
  • A half dozen habits: What healthy, growing congregations do well
  • Navigation tools for the 21stcentury church
  • Getting the story straight: The good, the bad and the ugly in the church
  • Dealing with the story gap: What we are telling ourselves vs what is really going on
  • Pastoral transitions: How everything we thought about them is wrong

In addition, Michelle provides keynote presentations and speeches as part of larger consulting workshops, including:

  • Leadership retreats
  • Pastor and leadership trainings
  • Flexibility bootcamps
  • Conflict management meetings
  • Judicatory gatherings for clergy or lay leaders

"Thank you for your work with us at Trinity. To a person, everyone was more than pleased with your data driven consultation. We valued your fresh approach, and your wonderful sense of humor. You truly related to everyone and we all felt like you "got us." Our work with Crows Feet Consulting was eye opening for many and generally motivational for all."

— Minnesota ELCA Church


Michelle Snyder
(814) 758-2056