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CSD Leadership Training

Location: Korean UMC of South Suburban Chicago, 19320 Kedzie Ave., Flossmoor, IL

Date: Saturday, Feb. 24

Time: 9 am - 3 pm

District Leadership Training for laity and clergy

Theme: Fresh Ideas for our Churches


Online Registration is closed. You may still register and pay at the door.​​​​​

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8 am Registration/Continental Breakfast
9 am Welcome
9:15 am Opening Plenary: “
The Death Gap: How Inequality Kills”  ” Dr. David Ansell

10 am Break
10:15 am Session One
11:30 am Lunch Participants must pre-register by Feb. 22
 to be guaranteed a lunch.
12:30 pm Session Two
1:45 pm Closing Worship
2:45 pm Sending Forth 

Sessions: choose 2 (morning & afternoon)

  • Building Personal Resilience – Woody Bedell
  • Technology Resources for Churches – Mo Darwish
  • What’s New in Lay Servant Ministries – Dr. Irma Clark
  • CSD Connecting with Operation Blessing – Steve Bailey 
  • Conscious Aging – Marc Blesoff
  • Staff-Parish Relations Committee – Rev. Lisa Kruse-Safford
  • The Biggest 2 of 3 Pockets of Giving – Rev. Chris Walters
  • Insurance & Risk Management for Churches – Dwayne Jackson
  • Chicago Urban Strategy – Rev. Robert Biekman 


 $12 per person (includes lunch & refreshments. Walk-ins are to pay with cash or check, payable to Northern Illinois Conference, 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. 22 - contact Debbie Rogers (; 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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