When
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM to Friday, November 30, 2018 at 12:00 PM
Rev. Dirk Elliott
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, Dirk served for 18 years in pastoral ministry in three appointments.  Much of his continuing education has been in the areas of church growth, evangelism and faith sharing. Dirk is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) through the International Coach Federation and an endorsed Mentor Coach through Path 1 of UMC Discipleship Ministries. He is on the Executive Strategy Team for Path 1 Team, the United Methodist’s church planting initiative through Discipleship Ministries. Dirk is the author of Vital Merger: A New Church Start Approach that Joins Church Families Together.

Dirk and his spouse, Tricia, currently live in Linden, Michigan. Tricia is a graduate of the Methodist Theological School of Ohio. She is a Spiritual Director focusing primarily on directing women clergy and clergy spouses, as well as a retreat leader, leading retreats in Spiritual Formation.

 

delliott@michiganumc.org


Sessions
Wednesday, November 28, 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 ...

Wednesday, November 28, 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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