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Embracing Diversity: Congregational and Community Development in a Multicultural World

Are you looking to take the next step in reaching out to a community that is different from the people who sit in the pews on Sunday?  Or are you already engaged in multicultural and multi class ministries?

The place to be October 26-28 is the United Methodist Church for All People National Training Conference in Columbus, with keynote speaker, West Ohio Resident Bishop Gregory V. Palmer.

Explore how your congregation can effectively reach out to people in the community around your church and/or the places you serve. Participants will join members of the community in worship, dialog, shared learning and fun!

  • Join over 150 church and community leaders across the country to develop your expertise in engaging with people from different cultural and economic backgrounds.
  • Launch outreach programs that build on the assets of people to improve low income communities wey live.
  • Form a church health ministry that encourages healthy lifestyles.
  • Discover the tools you need to build strong, mutually beneficial partnerships with hospitals, universities, and other major organizations in your community.
 
Key Note Speaker:
Bishop Gregory V. Palmer

Featured Presenters: George Howard, Deputy General Secretary of Mission and Evangelism, General Board of Global Ministries, Mary Ellen Kris, Ministry With The Poor Consultant, Karen Brantley, Director of Hispanic/Latino Ministries for the West Ohio Conference and many more!

Brochure for Event

Price:  General Admission: $170.00.  Space is limited; register today! Click here to register. 

Scholarship opportunities are available through the General Board of Global Ministries.  Click here to apply (see attached.) Scholarship Deadline: October 1, 2013.