Revised Schedule for Regional Leadership Training Days

Each region looks forward to hosting training events that support local church leaders in ministry. Four themes will guide the training days in each region. Please review the information below, paying special attention to the location for your district.

This year, you have the option to attend in person or register for on-demand access.

All in-person registrants will also receive on-demand access when the recordings are available. A small sampling of workshops will be available for on-demand viewing.

Registration links can be found under each region.

Disciples Who Make Disciples with Tim Bias

  • Hosted at St. Mark’s UMC in Findlay on January 28, 2023. 
  • Host Districts: Northwest Plains and Maumee Watershed
  • Workshops will help participants explore different aspects of our disciple-making journey.
  • Register Here

The Pathway to Belonging with Dernard Newell

  • Hosted at Christ UMC in Kettering on February 4, 2023 
  • Host Districts: Miami Valley and Ohio River Valley
  • Workshops examine different aspects of diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
  • Register Here

Leadership Development with Paul Perez

  • Hosted at New Albany UMC on February 11, 2023
  • Host Districts: Capitol Area North and Capitol Area South
  • Workshops explore different aspects of local church leadership including leading disciples who make disciples, deepening your leadership bench, leading the small church, and leading the church into the community. 
  • Register Here

Fresh Starts and New Beginnings with Sam Peters

  • Hosted at Richland UMC, Athens on March 18, 2023
  • Host Districts: Shawnee Valley and Foothills
  • Workshops will help participants explore different dimensions of meeting new people in new places and what that can look like in a variety of contexts.
  • Register Here


Stepping into a new role and looking for administrative committee (SPRC, Trustees, Finance, etc.) training? Please register for on-demand access in any region. You will be notified via email when these training sessions are available on the West Ohio Learning Platform.