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School of Congregational Development 2.0

Location: Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, Schaumburg, IL

School of Congregational Development 2.0

Sun., Aug. 4 - Wed., Aug 7

Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, Schaumburg, IL

With more than two decades of providing exceptional learning and networking experiences for United Methodist Church leaders, nationally and internationally, the SCD is set to empower and inspire again.

Speakers include Michael Pope, Michael Beck, and Jeffrey Campbell.

Participating bishops include Dan Schwerin,  Tracy Smith Malone, Ruben Saenz, Carol Rapanut and Héctor A. Burgos Núñez.

Offered by United Methodist Discipleship Ministries

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