School of Congregational Development

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SCD 2016

School of Congregational Development 2017

Thursday, August 17 to Sunday, August 20, 2017

        Atlanta, Georgia

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Bishops to Lead Conference Leaders Sessions

Bishop Sue Hauper-Johnson, Bishop Ken Carter, and Bishop Bob Farr give leadership to Conference Leaders WorkshopsIn the year after General Conference, SCD always focuses on offering sessions for Conference Leaders in important areas of congregational development.  Many conferences use the School of Congregational Development as an opportunity to bring their cabinets so they can learn and develop a strategic plan for congregational development.  Here are some of the sessions that are…See More
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Dynamic Plenary and Worship Leaders at SCD 2017 Atlanta

One of the highlights of the School of Congregational Development is gathering to pray, sing, and learn in our worship and plenary sessions.  On Thursday, Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson will start us off with worship and Communion as she focuses on the theme of this year's event, "At the Lord's Table."  That evening, Nadia Bolz-Weber, noted speaker and pastor, will talk on "Who Is Welcome at the Table?"  F. Douglas Powe, Jr., author and professor at Wesley Seminary, will team up with Michael T.…See More
Mar 30
Esther Moses commented on Rodrigo Cruz's group Anglos + Latinos = Kingdom of God
"Why is the title of this group "Anglos + Latinos = Kingdom of God"? What about non-Hispanics?  In my specific case, African-American. In the information section it is mentioned that this event is designed for non-Hispanic churches...…"
Mar 19
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Anglos + Latinos = Kingdom of God

Is your church thinking about starting a ministry to Hispanics? This even is designed for non-Hispanic churches that want to start and/or strengthen their ministries with Hispanic people in their community.This track will provide strategies and best practices. Learn how hospitality and intentionality mean the same in Spanish.See More
Mar 19
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Joan Jones updated their profile
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Mar 16
 

SCD 2017 Atlanta Quick Look

Click Here for this years Quick Look which gives you an overview of all the sessions offered this year.

NEW FOR SCD 2017 ATLANTA

1.  We will be meeting at Peachtree Road UMC

2.  Lower costs for registration

3.  More optional workshops

4.  Opportunity to visit dynamic Atlanta UMC churches on Sunday

Schedule

Thursday, August 17

  9:00 am  Pre-Conference Seminars

12:00 pm  Break

  2:00 pm  Opening Worship

  4:00 pm  Seminars

  5:30 pm  Break - dinner on your own

  7:30 pm  Plenary

Friday, August 18

  8:30 am  Plenary

10:30 am  Workshops

12:00 pm  Lunch provided at church

12:30 pm  IdeaMarts

  2:00 pm  Workshops

  3:15 pm  Break

  3:45 pm  Workshops

  5:00 pm  Dinner and evening on your own

Saturday, August 19

  8:30 am  Plenary

10:30 am  Workshops

12:00 pm  Lunch provided at church

12:30 pm  IdeaMarts

  2:00 pm  Plenary

  4:00 pm  Plenary

  5:30 pm  Dinner and evening on your own

Sunday, August 20

  Worship at area churches

Blog Posts

Bishops to Lead Conference Leaders Sessions

Posted by Craig Miller on April 6, 2017 at 1:30pm

Covenant Discipleship with Youth

Posted by Chris Wilterdink on March 22, 2016 at 2:20pm

 
 
 

Event Costs and Lodging

REGISTRATION RATES AND DEADLINES:

Early Bird:    $325 by April 30

Regular:       $375 by July 18
Late/on-site: $425
(lower costs than last year)

 

Hotel

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead

3405 Lenox Rd NE

Atlanta, GA  30326

404-261-925
Cut off date July 5, 2017


Within walking distance of MARTA and Peachtree Road UMC

 

$149.00 Single/Double plus (current tax 16% and $5.00 Hotel/Motel Fee

*Plus $10.00 each additional person*

 

-breakfast included

-free self-parking

-internet in guest rooms

 

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