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School of Congregational Development

This annual event offers training for both new congregations and established churches that seek to create new places for new people. Path 1 and the Leadership Resources team of Discipleship Ministries work in collaboration with the General Board of Global Ministries to provide relevant worship, research-based training, and opportunities to interact with successful practitioners through the School of Congregational Development. 


Questions? Please contact one of the design team leaders who are listed below:


Connie Schmutz    


Betsey Heavner

Nora Colmenares

Craig Miller            

Doug Ruffle       

Skip Strickland

Youngsook Kang