The day will feature worship and learning.
The featured speaker will be Dr. Jacqui King
, the Director of Leadership for Congregational Vitality at Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church. She develops leadership resources for local congregations, engages network groups in new processes that implement core strategies for increasing congregational vitality, designs, and promotes online learning through webinars.
During lunch, participants can choose one of four learning labs:
Learning Lab – Option 1:
“Generational Leadership” – Rev. Donald Smith: Equipping leaders to reach, teach and make disciples. Helping leaders to become leaders who reproduce and increase their skills and gifts for leadership.
- Learning Lab – Option 2:
“Energizing Your Worship Service” – Dr. Dedric Cowser: Learn to reach more people by offering an inviting, illustrative and irresistible worship experience.
- Learning Lab – Option 3:
“The Power of Connected Communication” – Meegie Wheat:
For a church any size, participates will acquire skills to develop strategies that will increase their effectiveness to reach and remain connected to church and community.
- Learning Lab – Option 4:
New Grant Cohort – Rev. Christian Cheairs:
Learn the process for submitting, awarding and executing the new Grant Cohort process as a resource for funding ministry.
The day will end with worship led by youth participants.