Workshop: Vital Mergers, Adoptions, and Partnerships
Thursday, November 29, 2018 3:15 PM to 4:45 PM
Geared toward Bishops, Chief Missional Strategists (CMS/DS), Developers, Clergy and Church Leaders
Churches come in all forms of health: some are healthy and growing, others are maintaining status quo, and some are declining. But they all have one thing in common – they want to be fruitful and healthy. One way this can happen is through partnerships or mergers. Attend this workshop and explore new ways your church might become healthier through a Vital Merger, an Adoption, or a Parish Partnership.
Rev. Dirk Elliott is Director of Congregational Vibrancy for the Michigan Conference. Dirk has served in similar positions in the Detroit and East Ohio Conferences of the UMC for the past 18 years. Prior to his ministry as part of Conference Staff, ...