Toolbox Sessions

Greg Jones
Join Greg Jones for a time of questions and reflection upon what it means to infuse the local church with “social innovation” in a Wesleyan mode
Fleming Rehearsal Hall

Matt Miofsky
Join Matt Miofsky for a time of questions and reflection upon his experience resurrecting churches through what he has learned through “The Gathering”
Worship and Arts Center

DeAndre Johnson
Join DeAndre Johnson learning about creative worship relative to a local church’s setting and gifts. 

Jeff Bouis
Join Jeff Bouis, conference lay leader, and the Board of Laity for a time of sharing of best practices, resources, and brainstorming about ways to expand and enhance the effectiveness of lay leadership in your local setting.  You will have the opportunity to collaborate with lay leaders from across the conference, as well as provide input on how the Board can be more helpful to your local lay leadership as you strive to make your church a more effective witness in your community.
Bartula FLC Rooms ID & E

Debra Hobbs Mason
In a time where interfaith dialogue is essential part of how we understand the Christian church in a global context, join Debra Hobbs Mason for a discussion of faith among faiths.
Mays Hall

Board of Church and Society
Rev. Neal Christie, Assistant General Secretary for Education and Leadership Formation from the General Board of Church and Society in Washington D.C., will be our guest speaker. Neal and other GBCS staff will facilitate questions and conversation about justice in our local communities, raising awareness of the everyday realities of the Social Principles and empowering our local church leaders to act for transformative change in their communities.
Youth Worship Center in Bartula Family Life Center