Leadership Summit Reports Known Viewership

May 04, 2011

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) — The April 6 Leadership Summit webcast drew more than 4,000 web connections. The three-hour event marked the first chance for many United Methodists to hear how denominational leaders plan to carry out the recommendations in the Call to Action Steering Team's final report to increase vital congregations.

Of the 4,000 connections, 243 were sites of multiple viewers. As of May 2, 149 sites had reported a total of 3,949 participants; 94 sites haven't reported. Thirty sites were in the denomination's Central Conferences outside the United States. Of those 30, 16 had 756 participants. The gathering also prompted more than 1,700 tweets from viewers under the hashtag #umclead.