The Capital District Congregational Leaders Resource Day provides a foundational practical learning experience to newly elected local church leaders to help them better understand their role and responsibilities and provide resources so that they can lead effectively in their congregations and community.

Desired outcomes for this learning opportunity include:

  • Understanding of servant leadership in the Wesleyan tradition
  • Knowledge of their role and responsibilities
  • Clarity & alignment with GNJ vision, values, goals, and strategic priorities
  • Networking with other congregational leaders for peer support

Main Tracks
Learning opportunities members of the following congregational leadership teams:

  • Staff Parish Relations, Hector A Burgos
  • Church Council Chair, Jenny Smith Walz
  • Finance, Joe Monahan and Neill Tolboom
  • Trustees, Charlie Soper
  • Lay Leader, Frank Friend III

Specialty Track
Justice Cohorts, Rebecca Cole GBCS and Sammy Arroyo, Hightstown
Small Groups Ministries – Rev. Gina Yeske

8:30 a.m. Registration and Fellowship
9:00 a.m. Opening Plenary Guest Speaker: Rebecca Cole, GBCS
9:50 a.m. Transitional Break
10:00 a.m. Workshops (main and specialty)
12:00 p.m. Adjourn

For more information, please contact

  • Megan McKay

Medford UMC

2 Hartford Rd
Medford, NJ 08055

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