Second Journey Counseling Speaking & Retreats

Where hope and healing meet

Speaking, workshop, and retreat facilitation:  Kent and Nancy enjoy presenting on a variety of topics related to men and women, parenting, whole-hearted living, marriage, leadership, and spiritual growth.  
Kent and Nancy also are both certified to offer Everything DiSC and 5 Behaviors of a Cohesive Team workshops for work and ministry teams.  If you would be interested in having us speak at an event or facilitate a retreat, please contact Nancy at nschornack@gmail.com and/or Kent at kentschornack@gmail.com,  and we would love to discuss ideas with you.  

Nancy's Upcoming Events

Nancy's Speaking and Facilitation Resume​

  • ​​Daring Greatly™ Workshop, The WorkPlace, Bridgeport, CT

  • BOLD™ Workshop, The WorkPlace, Bridgeport, CT

  •  Gifts of Imperfection 101, Daring Way™ Regional Conference, Minneapolis, MN

  • Daring Way™ National Training, San Antonio, TX

  • Daring Way™ National Training, Black Therapists Rock, Washington D.C.

  • Wholeheartedly You! Professional Educators of Iowa, Clive, IA

  • Gifts of Imperfection Workshop for Women, Waukee, IA

  • Let's Talk About Shhh.ame, Group Dynamic, West Des Moines, IAThe

  • Becoming a Story Catcher, The Daring Way™ Courage Camp, Houston, TX

  • Rising Strong™ One Day Workshop for Daring Way™ Facilitators, Houston, TX

  • The Daring Way™ National Training, Houston, TX

  • Rising Strong™ Workshop, Minneapolis, MN

  • The Daring Way™ National Training, Minneapolis, MN

  • Rising Strong™ Workshop for Women, Johnston, IA

  • The Daring Way™ National Training, Birmingham, AL

  • The Daring Way™ Workshop, Gatehouse Staff, Grapevine, TX

  • The Daring Way™ Workshop for Women: West Des Moines, IA

  • Inviting a Meaningful Story as the Foundation of The Daring Way™ Experience: Chicago, IL

  • The Daring Way™ One Day Workshop:Des Moines, IA

  • The Daring Way™ Workshop for Women: West Des Moines, IA

  • Team Dynamics that Foster Connection: Trust and Vulnerability: Iowa State University FCA

  • Understanding Shame: Implications in Working with College Students with Kent Schornack: Northwestern College, Orange City, IA

  • Whole Hearted Living: Taking the Hand of God to Move through Same: Northwestern College, Orange City, IA

  • Cultivating Intimacy Through the Years with Kent Schornack: Marriage Retreat for New Life Church, Sioux Center, IA

  • The Mirage of Peace in the Chaos of Life:  Westchester Evangelical Free Women's Retreat, Des Moines, IA

  • To Have and To Hold with Kent Schornack:  Marriage Retreat for New Life Church, Sioux Center, IA

  • Rising Strong™ Workshop for Couples with Kent Schornack:  Des Moines, IA

  • Gifting The Gifted:  Parenting Your Exceptional Child:  Friends of Johnston ELP Parent Group, Johnston, IA

  • The Daring Way™ Workshop with the Veterans:  The WorkPlace,  Bridgeport, CT

  • Rising Strong™ Workshop for Daring Way™ Facilitators:  Sacramento, CA

  • Getting to Camp by Dark: Metaphors, Media, and Music for the Daring Way™:  The Daring Way™ Courage Camp, Houston, TX

  • Understanding Shame and Vulnerability with Kent Schornack:  Training for TreeHouse Ministries Staff, Minneapolis, MN

  • Gather in Grace:  Women’s Retreat for Christ Community Church, Ames, IA

  • Shame in the Therapist’s Chair:  College Counselor Gathering at Grandview University, Des Moines, IA

  • Cultivating Rest as a Spiritual Practice:  Assembly of God Annual Women’s Conference, Des Moines, IA

  • Keynote at Grandview University Student Leadership Conference with Kent Schornack:  Des Moines, IA

  • Crafting Authentic Community:  Evangelical Free Pastors Conference, Des Moines, IA

  • Letting Go of Perfectionism:  Evangelical Free District Conference, Des Moines, IA

  • Rising Strong™ Intensive for Helping Professionals:  Des Moines, IA

  • Authentic Leadership:  Simpson College Indianola, IA

  • Better Together:  Crafting Authentic Community, Trinity Reformed Church Women’s Retreat, Orange City, IA

  • Gifting the Gifted: Parenting Your Exceptional Child;  Valley High School, West Des Moines, IA

  • Rising Strong™ Workshop for Daring Way™ Facilitators:  Des Moines, IA

  • The Daring Way™Workshop for Women:  Lubbock, TX

  • The Daring Way™ - Nutrition for the Soul:  Vermeer Corporation, Pella, IA

  • Letting Go of Perfectionism and Cultivating Self-Compassion:  Christ Community Church, Ames, IA

  • Living Generosuly with Others:  Christ Community Church, Ames, IA

  • Shame in the Therapist’s Chair:  Christian Counselor Fellowship Training, Des Moines, IA

  • Shame in the Therapist’s Chair:  Iowa Association of Social Worker's Conference, Des Moines, IA

  • Shame in the Therapist’s Chair:  Iowa Mental Health Counselor’s Association Conference, Des Moines, IA

  • Stop, Breathe, Believe™:  A Mindfulness Tool for Self-Compassion;  Iowa Mental Health Counselor’s Conference, Des Moines, IA

  • Therapist Courage:  Iowa Mental Health Counselor’sConference, Des Moines, IA

  • Keynote at Wise County Christian Counseling Fundraising Event:  Dallas, TX

  • Same But Different:  Women’s Retreat for Christ Community Church, Ames, IA

  • Facilitated at The Daring Way™ Training:  The Episcopal Diocese of Texas, Houston, TX

  • Facilitated at the National The Daring Way™ Training:  San Antonio, TX

  • Whole Hearted Parenting:  Johnston Evangelical Free Parent University, Johnston, IA

  • Whole Hearted Parenting:  Valley Evangelical Free MOPs Group, West Des Moines, IA

  • Daring Love™ Marriage Retreat with Kent Schornack:  New Providence, IA

  • Love is a Verb:  Des Moines Area Religious Council, Des Moines, Iowa

  • An Invitation to Whole Hearted Living:  Journey Makers, Des Moines, IA

  • Integrating The Daring Way™ in Counseling: Courage Camp, Houston, TX

  • Rising Strong™: Cultivating a Spiritual Practice: Des Moines Pastoral Counseling, Des Moines, IA

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