Guest Speakers

Friday’s teaching session will be led by the Rev. Dr. Jim Ozier, director of New Church Development and Congregational Transformation for the North Texas Conference UMC, and Fiona Macleod who serves as director of Learning and Development at Interstate Batteries. Ozier and Macleod share practical, hands-on techniques to create a culture of growth and vitality in congregations.

Dr. Kenda Creasy Dean, Professor of Youth, Church and Culture at Princeton Theological Seminary, will also share with us on “Making Room: Youth and Young Adults and Our Churches.”

The Rev. Anne Rosebrock will be preaching at the Thursday evening “Service of Remembrance & Celebration of Life.”