I'm Peter Bowden.  I help people lead and grow thriving congregations.   From social media and digital ministry to small groups and community building!

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Hi there!  I'm Peter...

I'm Peter Bowden, a trainer and coach working with progressive congregations and community leaders across industries. 

For 20 years I worked as a congregational / nonprofit consultant and separately as a TV producer on nationally syndicated PBS Kids shows.   Over time my work with community organizations and media merged!         

Today I help leaders skill up, develop new strategies, and adapt to today's world. 

This draws on my experience with congregations, nonprofits, community building, small groups, video, television, social media, membership development and more.  

This Fall I have new on-demand trainings rolling out.  Sign up for updates below so I can send you my free content and training news!

"Peter's training has been a lifeline for me as a minister entering these on-line ministry waters! Thanks to the wisdom that Peter shares - in a very accessible way I might add - I have shifted how we engage with our congregation on a weekly basis and they LOVE it! From concrete skill development to inspiration, video ministry academy helped me feel confident to expand my ministry in ways I had barely considered before. Thanks Peter!" "

Rev. Deborah Bennett
Emerson UU Congregation, Marietta, GA


Video Message Academy for Congregations is opening early in November!   Details will be emailed shortly.  

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"I initially reached out to Peter for help with honing my digital strategy, but I quickly realized his value as a thought partner for many of my professional goals for engineering outreach. With his help, I've been able to significantly improve engagement with my audience online, take advantage of more opportunities, and feel less overwhelmed along the way. And it's been really fun!"

Nate Ball
Author, Inventor, and Host of Design Squad on PBS Kids

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