In this ever-changing landscape of our culture and the even greater need for effective pastors and churches, we invite you to join our annual Education Summit.

 

In this ever-changing landscape of our culture and the even greater need for effective pastors and churches, we invite you to join our annual Education Summit.

MINISTRY OUTSIDE THE 4 WALLS

September 17, 2020 - September 19, 2020

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MINISTRY OUTSIDE THE 4 WALLS

September 17, 2020 - September 19, 2020

Catch The Replays

CALLED TO TRANSFORM

Pastoral ministry in the twenty-first century is rapidly becoming more, rather than less generalized. We realize that clergy face increasing expectations of the skills and expertise beyond what most learned in  traditional seminary contexts.  Additionally, there has been a reduction in the number of full time pastoral positions, and churches with full time support staff, Which means, clergy are now, more than ever, expected to do so much more with fewer resources.

Each year, we are able to host a learning event where pastors and lay leaders can develop professional skills, and provide new models of church engagement. We bring presenters that can share best practices. This year in light of the pandemic, we've gone virtual!

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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SUSAN BEAUMONT

How To Lead When You Don’t Know Where You Are Going

Susan Beaumont is a consultant, author, coach, and spiritual director. She has consulted with over one hundred congregations and denominational bodies across the United States and in Canada. She is known for her groundbreaking work in the leadership dynamics of large congregations. Susan is an ordained minister within the American Baptist Churches, USA. She currently attends a Presbyterian congregation. Her background includes an M.B.A. from Northwestern University and an M.Div. from McCormick Theological Seminary. 

Friday Keynote Address

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TERRELL MCTYER 

Nine New Normals To Notice & Navigate

Terrell McTyer asks: Why only do something new or better when you can do both?!  Pastor Terrell L. McTyer, Minister of New Church Strategies for Hope Partnership that whose purpose is to empower courageous leaders as they guide the Church into life-giving expressions of ministry. 

Saturday Keynote Address

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How is God calling us to be agents of transformation in this present time?

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HOW CAN I BRING MINISTRY OUTSIDE THE 4 WALLS?

Join us to hear from national experts, local innovators, and ecumenical partners in digital media, community organizing, church revitalization, church planting, leadership, organization transition, and much more to learn how you can bring ministry outside the 4 walls.

Watch The Workshops

PLENARY & WORKSHOPS

THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS