The Hearth’s Certificate in Community Storytelling

Certificate in Community Storytelling
Finding Our Way

Certificate Training

A practical, transformative program to deepen skills in the art of community storytelling. This program is ideal for nonprofit staff, business leaders, government officials, teachers, ministers, social justice activists, and anyone invested in strengthening the well-being of organizations and communities.

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The Hearth

About The Hearth

Founded by Mark Yaconelli on Valentine’s Day 2010, The Hearth (a registered nonprofit) is a new model of community building based on personal storytelling, reflective listening, and community service. The Hearth develops community gatherings in which people explore, craft, and share stories from what they have lived.

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Finding Our Way


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15May 2018

Lifestory Retreat with Mark Yaconelli – June 2018

Join a diverse group of people for a day of exploring, shaping, and sharing life stories. Set within the rustic buildings of the Oregon Extension on the Greensprings (22 miles outside of Ashland), the retreat will offer participants a chance to explore life experiences in a restful and contemplative setting.

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