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Leadership Institute 2019: Discerning the Future of the UMC

Sept. 25, 2019 - Sept. 27, 2019


Time: 6:45 pm 9/25 - 12:30 pm 9/27/19
Phone: (913) 232-4157
Email: [email protected]
Location: Church of the Resurrection
Price: $169 ($199 after 9/6/19)
Event Link: Learn More

This year's event will be open to UM members only. Their focus is as follows:


Catch a leadership vision for a future that reflects a vibrant, vital, missional United Methodist Church — one that is passionately Wesleyan and authentically Christian, and is enthusiastic about drawing all people into relationship with Jesus Christ.


Learn about the latest opportunities and the potential impact on your local church from leaders who are currently charting various courses forward, including: staying and reforming our current structure, disaffiliating from the UMC to start something new, or dissolving the UMC to multiply into new Methodist expressions.


Be equipped to lead difficult conversations, building consensus in your ministry context, as you seek to affirm the full participation in the church of people of all ages, nations, races, classes, cultures, gender identities, sexual orientations, and abilities.


Leave prepared to lead a movement within your Annual Conference to win hearts and minds to the center and eliminate discriminatory language, restrictions and penalties in the UM Book of Discipline regarding LGBTQ persons.

1.0 CEUs