Montgomery-Opelika District Conference and Training Event
When
Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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Where
St. James United Methodist Church
9045 Vaughn Road, Montgomery
Montgomery, AL 36117

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Phone
(334) 239-7329

Email
ashley@mpdumc.org

Contact
Ashley Epler

The Montgomery-Opelika District Conference and Training Event will be held Sunday, February 23, 2020, at St. James United Methodist Church from 3-5 p.m. (Central Time).  All district clergy and laity are encouraged to participate as we attend to the business of the district and learn more about fruitful and effective ministry.  
 
3:00    District Conference
3:45    Refreshments and Fellowship
4:00    Workshop
 
Workshop Options
 
Held in Trust:  The Role and Duties of the Local Church Board of Trustees 
Suzanne Krejcar, Treasurer, Alabama-West Florida Conference
 
Information Overload: Best Practices for Social Media & Digital Communication in the Local Church
Mary Catherine Phillips, Director of Communications, Alabama-West Florida Conference
Rev. Macon Armistead, Director, Huntingdon Leadership Academy
 
Money Matters:  The Role and Duties of the Local Church Finance Committee 
Dr. Jeff Wilson, District Superintendent, The Montgomery-Opelika District
 
Single Board Governance:  The What, Why, When, and How of a Simplified Church Structure 
Rev. Ashley Davis, Director of Connectional Ministries, Alabama-West Florida Conference
 
Vital:  Key Components of Local Church Vitality
Rev. Bill Kierce, Director of Congregational Development, Alabama-West Florida Conference
 
What’s Working: Curriculum, Best Practices, and Trends in Adult Discipleship
Rev. Sarah Goolsby, Director of Adult Education and Family Ministry, Auburn UMC