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CNW Leadership Training

Location: Central UMC, 8237 Kenton Ave., Skokie IL

Date: Saturday, Feb. 10
Time: 8:30 am- 3:30 pm

Online Registration for LEAD 2018 is now closed. You are welcome to register at the door however, we will not be able to guarantee a lunch.

District Leadership Training for laity and clergy

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Rev. Dr. Bener Agtarap

8:30 am    Registration
9:00 am    Worship & Distinguished Lay Leadership Award Ceremony
10:30 am  Keynote Presentation – “Mobilizing Lay Leadership for Intentional Discipleship and Missional  Engagement”
12:00 pm  Lunch Participants much pre-register by Feb. 8 to be guaranteed a lunch.
1:10 pm    1st Round of Workshops
 2:30 pm    2nd Round of Workshops

Workshops (choose 2):

  1. Doing Church in a New Way: Exploring effective leadership models
  2. Reaching New People: A Missional Approach to Global Migration (Dr. Zaki)
  3. Resource Development for Local Congregations (Rev. Dr. Rodney Walker)
  4. Risk Management and Ministry Protection (Mr. Dwayne Jackson)
  5. Just Financials (Ms. Lissette Castaneda)

 $12 per person (includes lunch & refreshments. Walk-ins are to pay with cash or check and are not guaranteed a lunch)

QUESTIONS about the event, Debbie Rogers; 312.346.9766 ext. 732

About or Help with Registration contact Laura Lopez; 312.346.9766 ext. 724

Contact Debbie Rogers by Feb. 8 -; text 630-465-2941 to give names, ages, any special needs of children needing childcare. Lunch and snacks are to be provided by the parents. 

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