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Prairie South Leadership Training 2024

Location: Dixon: First UMC (202 S. Peoria Ave, Dixon, Il.)

Prairie South Leadership Training 2024


Saturday, March 16
9 a.m. - Noon

(rescheduled from Jan. 20)

Dixon: First UMC (202 S. Peoria Ave, Dixon, Il.)

Registration Fee

  • Per person: $10
  • Up to $50 per church

Childcare is provided. Please bring your own snacks.

Online Registration 

*Note: Registrations from the original Jan. 20 event are being rolled over to the new date. Classes or details can be edited by updating your registration details here. Registration can be transferred to another person by emailing events@umcnic.org.

Schedule:

  • 8 – 9 a.m.: Registration with light refreshments
  • 9 – 9:30 a.m.: Worship with Holy Communion
  • 9:30 – 9:45 a.m.: Transition Time
  • 9:45 a.m. –  noon: Presentations

Presentations will be offered on the following topics (pick one):

  • Branding and Communication for Local Churches - Lisa Smith
  • Staff Parish Relations Committee – Rev. Arlene Christopherson
  • Evangelism and Outreach in Rural Communities - Rev Megan Smick and Pastor Jan Shaulis
  • Fundraising for Large Projects – Rev. Jonathan Crail, Tom Weber, and Jim Horn
  • Expectations for General Conference 2024 – Rev. Dr. Brian Gilbert, Prairie South District DS and NIC delegate
  • Mental Health First Aid – Rev. Rosa Lee

Questions? Contact Marcia Peddicord, marcia.peddicord@gmail.com

Online Registration 

*Note: Registrations from the original Jan. 20 event are being rolled over to the new date. Classes or details can be edited by updating your registration details here. Registration can be transferred to another person by emailing events@umcnic.org.

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