LEAD at St. Luke’s is a faith based non-profit learning center for clergy and laity providing leadership development opportunities to increase ministry effectiveness of churches in the local community and the world.
Planning for Mission Effectiveness
April 22, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Gain insight into emerging trends in mission work and practical tools for developing mission strategies.
Facilitated by St. Luke’s United Methodist Church mission directors Lynette Fields, Executive Director of Missions, and Mariam Mengistie, Director of Mission Development. These leaders have over 40 years of combined experience in the missions field.
Participants will learn:
- Wesleyan grounding for “why” we are called to mission work
- Mission strategy development
- Resources for increasing mission effectiveness
- Mission evaluation tools
- Best practices for community relations
- How to move an organization’s focus from relief to development
Who should attend?
- Church staff
- Lay leaders
Attendees will leave this workshop with practical tools that can be applied immediately in the mission field.
For questions email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 407-257-7673.
May 6, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Speaker Schedule Coming Soon!
Social Justice in Northern Ireland (Dialogue Series)
September 5-12, 2017
Spend a week in Belfast exploring the beauty of Northern Ireland while learning about the historic peace work that produced the Good Friday Accord in 1998. After decades of sectarian violence that divided Catholics and Protestants, peace advocates in Northern Ireland are working to bridge the cultural and social separation that still exists. Meet former combatants and key leaders collaborating for reconciliation.
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Project Daniel (Still in the exploratory stage)
Project Daniel seeks to engage peace partners in the work of reconciliation, justice, and hope for all of the children of Palestine and Israel. Participants will experience a Dialogue Tour to Israel/Palestine, then select an area for continued engagement, either locally in Israel or Palestine that matches their gifts and abilities in order to invest themselves firsthand in the peace work. These options will include peace and reconciliation work on the ground in Israel/Palestine or advocacy at home.
Human Rights Advocacy in Argentina
Dialogue tours in collaboration with the Evangelical Methodist Church in Argentina (IEMA) focusing on Human Rights with the Permanent Assembly for Human Rights, founded in 1975.