You can develop a community ministry that has real impact. This informative and interactive workshop introduces ideas, key elements and tools to help your congregation empower people and make a difference in your community.
Pastor and educator Kilen Gray will facilitate this workshop in which you will learn:
- How to develop a vision for community ministry through formal and informal conversations.
- How to discover what your congregation needs to create and implement a vision for community ministry.
- A way of thinking that assesses the needs of individuals and takes seriously the social constructs that affect lives.
- How other stakeholders shape a community ministry.
You'll explore how to create a plan and begin development of a 21st century vision for the community your congregation chooses.
Kilen Gray is dean of students at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and pastor at New Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Shelbyville, Kentucky. A leader in the field of community ministry, he has served as the co-founder and board president of New Mt. Zion’s community development corporation, which reduces violence and provides support to families within high-risk neighborhoods.
This workshop is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Central time) Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at the Old Post Office Event Center in Evansville. The cost is $30 per person. When congregational teams of three or more register together, the cost is discounted to $25 per person. This fee includes continental breakfast, lunch and workshop materials.
Workshop limited to Indiana congregations.