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Elgin District Leadership Training

Location: Epworth UMC, 37W040 Highland Ave, Elgin IL 60123

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Elgin District Leadership Training

Being Strategic: Leadership Demands It!

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There is no charge to attend. Childcare will be provided.  Please register by February 20. 


8:00 - 8:30:  Registration, Light Breakfast & Fellowship 
8:30:  Gathering Music
8:45 - 9:15:  Welcome
Opening:  Darneather Murph-Heath, Elgin District Superintendent 
9:30 -10:30:  Workshop Session One
10:45 -11:45:  Workshop Session Two
Noon: Dismissal


  • SPRC:  It’s all about relationships! New and experienced SPRC members are invited to this overview of the roles and responsibilities of this committee. – Rev. Lisa Kruse Safford, First UMC of Crystal Lake

  • Statistical Reporting (and how they affect your church) –  David W. Quinn, Conference Apportionments Administrator/Statistician

  • NICUMC Property & Casualty Insurance Dwayne Jackson, Director of Risk Management & Ministry Protection

  • Space Sharing: The missional advantage: facilitating kingdom growth through creative space utilization – Rev. Bob Butler, The Center in Itasca
  • Trustees 101 Jim Loeppert, Rep. Conf. Trustees

  • Discipleship: Imagining Our Way to Being Disciples –  Rev. Ken Erhman

  • Racism  –  Rev. Cecelia Harris, First UMC of Waukegan

  • Heart Math –  Woody Bedell, Director, Personnel and Benefits

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