“Protect, Sustain, Grow: Best Practices for Handling Your Church’s Money” Conference and Livestream

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Saturday, March 10
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Eastern (9 a.m.-12 p.m. Central)
Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC

Managing church finances requires skill, dedication, and know-how, but also the heart of a steward.

Protect, Sustain, Grow: Best Practices for Handling Your Church’s Money provides practical advice, best practices, and resources for pastors, finance committee members, church treasurers, financial secretaries, and bookkeepers — all those charged with the sacred trust of protecting, sustaining, and growing the resources God has entrusted to your church.

Sessions:

  • The Ministry of Financial Management
  • Protecting Your Church’s Money through Oversight and Integrity
  • Sustaining Your Church’s Ministry through Paying Attention
  • Growing Your Church’s Money through New Sources and Means of Giving
Attendees may participate in person at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC, or via live stream from their own computer or mobile device across the globe. Protect, Sustain, Grow: Best Practices for Handling Your Church’s Money is ecumenical and designed for all church leaders.

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Presenters

Rev. Dr. F. Douglas Powe, Jr. Dr. Ann A. Michel Stephanie Remington



Rev. Dr. F. Douglas Powe, Jr., is director of the Lewis Center and holds the James C. Logan Chair in Evangelism (an E. Stanley Jones Professorship) at Wesley Theological Seminary.

Dr. Ann A. Michel is associate director of the Lewis Center and teaches in the areas of stewardship and leadership.

Rev. Stephanie Remington is research manager of the Lewis Center and has a rich history of developing leaders for community outreach ministries.


Schedule

9:30–10:00 a.m. Registration for in-person attendees
10:00–10:05 a.m. Welcome and Announcements
10:05–10:20 a.m. Session 1: Introduction
Finding the Leaders Your Church Needs to Thrive
10:20–11:30 a.m. Session 2: Working with Teams
Understanding the Dynamics of Effective Teams
Meeting Management
11:30–11:50 a.m. Break
11:50 a.m.–12:40 p.m. Session 3: Leadership Development
The Leadership Lifecycle
Leadership Formation
Sustaining Leaders
12:40–12:55 p.m. Session 4: Conclusion
The Power of Synergy
12:55–1 p.m. Closing

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Attending via Live Stream

Live stream attendees will view the entire conference from their computer or mobile device through a link they receive via email prior to the event. Attendees will receive outlines, written materials, and supplementary materials via email. Live stream attendees may ask questions electronically.

Live Stream Registration
Rates

Save with early-bird registration through February 12, 2018.

  • $50 $40 for one person
  • $75 $60 for groups of two or more people
How to Register
Live Stream Technical Requirements
  • You should be able to view live streams automatically without installing any additional software or doing anything special. Computer: We recommend viewing on an up-to-date version of Firefox or Chrome. You can only watch a live stream if you have a consistent broadband internet connection; dial-up is discouraged. We recommend viewing on the best possible connection you can find. Mobile phones and tablets: The live stream is available for viewing on most iOS and Android devices. Do not use private browsing mode on Safari on iOS. Use Wi-Fi rather than 3G or 4G connection whenever possible.
  • Detailed technical requirements and troubleshooting information are here.

Attending in Person

The conference will be held in the Kresge Building at Wesley Theological Seminary, 4500 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC. Attendees will receive outlines, written materials, and supplementary materials. Coffee and tea will be provided.

In-person Conference Registration
Rates

Save with early-bird registration through February 12, 2018.

  • $50 $40 per person
  • Current Wesley Theological Seminary students may register free for the in-person conference.
How to Register

 

  • Download PDF to register for in-person conference and pay by mail.

 


Questions?

Please contact Stephanie Remington, research manager of the Lewis Center, at sremington@wesleyseminary.edu or (202) 664-5701.

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