RCLI ’17 Opening Retreat

RCLI kicked off its 10TH annual Class with an Opening Retreat, September 16-18. On Saturday, the Class members heard from Rev. Ben Campbell—author of one of their summer reading books—regarding the history of Richmond. Later, Wendy McCaig taught the class about Asset-Based Community Development, and how Embrace Richmond is working to transform a number of communities. […]

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Guest Post: The Gospel at Work

Will Phillips is a member of the RCLI ’16 Class, a business owner, and a passionate, intentional leader.  After hearing author and leader, Sebastian Traegar speak on the subject of faith and work, Will joined Sebastian’s efforts to host a conference in connection with Sebastian’s book. The Gospel at Work conference will be held at Redemption […]

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RCLI ’16 Commissioning

The RCLI ’16 Class concluded the year with its Commissioning Service on June 11th. One of the final steps for each Class member in advance of the Commissioning is to write a letter to his/her pastor, reflecting on the RCLI experience. This not only enables Class members to succinctly process their experiences, but also creates […]

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Learn about Serving on a Nonprofit Board

Ever wonder how to join a Board of Directors?  Curious about what effective Board service looks like?  What information should you review or  what questions should you ask to avoid any pitfalls? RCLI and the Alumni Council are dedicated to helping Alumni lead in “public places of service” throughout the region—including through participation on a […]

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Why Alumni?

By: Caitlin Figura, ’12, Alumni Council Chair I remember being somewhat frenetic during my interviews for RCLI. I was just weeks away from marrying my husband, feeling scattered and stretched by all the preparations and impending life changes. I saw RCLI as this experience I would pursue once I was “settled…” you know, four-months-into-marriage settled. […]

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Now Accepting: Alumni Council Applications

Alumni Council Members are instrumental in shaping and implementing activities designed to advance alumni service to the region in Jesus’ name.  Each member is elected by the RCLI Board of Directors and serves a two-year renewable term. The mission of the Alumni Council is, “To connect, inform, and activate alumni to proactively effect positive community […]

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Guest Post: Conversations on Faith and Business

Join RCLI Alumni and members of the current Class for a breakfast and discussion on faith and work in the business world.  Sebastian Traeger, Chief Operating Officer at the International Mission Board, former tech entrepreneur, and author of The Gospel At Work, will offer remarks on how God can use our work in the private sector to […]

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Richmond’s Next Course: RCLI’s Progressive Dinner, 2016

RCLI annually organizes Richmond’s Next Course: RCLI’s Progressive Dinner not only as a fundraiser, but also as a unique evening that celebrates God’s work across our region, tells a bit of the RCLI story, and attracts a diverse representation of the church at Richmond. Our 2016 edition on April 24 successfully delivered on these many […]

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TEDxRVA

“ARTFUL is a quality. An opportunity. An invitation to approach life, work and challenges as a master would his craft. It’s unbound by industry, unlimited in its expression, and a wellspring of inspiration.” Buy your tickets now for the 2016 TEDxRVA and participate in the discovery and celebration of what it means to be ARTFUL. Speakers […]

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Richmond’s Next Course

Volunteer for Richmond’s Next Course: Sunday, April 24th The 2016 edition of Richmond’s Next Course: RCLI’s Progressive Dinner fundraiser is coming.  This moving, 3-course meal allows the business community to actively participate in conversations about the role Christian leadership plays in our collective future . . . in Richmond’s next course. This year’s theme, “Leading in your […]

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