Everyone engaged in ministry – clergy and laity alike – needs good positive opportunities for continuing education, and in The United Methodist Church, clergy of course are required to earn CEU credits for regular continued education. The IN Conference from Leadership Nexus is a fantastic opportunity for both!
Take advantage of early bird pricing and sign up now for The IN Conference church leadership training, hosted at Dunwoody United Methodist Church, September 14-16.
Clergy can earn 2.0 Continuing Education Units, and an additional .2 CEUs are available for attending a Pre-Conference workshop.
Speakers include: Coach Dan Reeves; Bishop Mike Watson; Dr. Jan Love, Dean of Candler School of Theology; Rev. Dan Kimball, pastor, leading author, and speaker for the Emerging Church; Bishop Larry Goodpaster, New Chair of the Council of Bishops; Rev. Tyrone Gordon; Dr. Wiley Stephens; Rev. Phil Schroeder; and Dr. Bob Pierson, Executive Director of Leadership Nexus.
In addition, there will be 50 different workshops. Topics include Small Church Ministries, Large Church Ministries, Children, Youth, Involvement, Small Groups, Needs-based Evangelism, Worship Planning, Worship and the Arts, Emerging Church, Church Administration, Community Missions, and Travel to Israel, among others.
The conference also includes a tour of some of the largest churches in Atlanta. There also will be four panel discussions, covering: Best Practices, Emerging Church, Sages, and Best Ideas.
The cost for all of this training is:
Early Bird (until August 14) - $275
General Registration - $290
Additional Members - $250
Spouses - $100
Atlanta and the surrounding region offer much to enjoy. There is reasonable lodging, convenient public transportation, and shopping near the site of the conference. You are encouraged to attend the training and have your spouse accompany you to Atlanta this fall!