Book coverThe Fruitful Congregation Journey Small Church Initiative presents the Rev. Sue Nilson Kibbey, author of Ultimately Responsible: When You Are in Charge of Igniting a Ministry. Kibbey will be the keynote speaker for Stepping Into Leadership, Saturday, April 20 From 5 to 8 p.m. at Silver Heights Camp in New Albany, Ind.

This event will engage pastors and laity in conversation about the importance of leadership development. Join us for dinner and learn what your church can do to identify and position leaders, how to set them up for success, and what great leaders practice even when resources are limited. This event also features a three-day Leadership Enhancer for women. For registration and details: cdinfo@inumc.org.

Kibbey is an ordained Elder in the UMC and Director of Connectional Ministries for the West Ohio Conference. She has written several books, is an adjunct faculty member at United Theological Seminary in ministry leadership, and also has served as the executive pastor at Ginghamsburg Church in Tipp City, Ohio. She has been named one of the top ten church administrators in America.

Register to attend the event.

‘Stepping into Leadership’ as small membership churches

  • Saturday, April 20, from 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Silver Heights Camp, 501 Camp Avenue in New Albany, Ind.
  • Cost is $15 per person and includes dinner.
  • For more information and registration, click here.

Soul to Sole: Living by Faith & Loving the Shoes You Walk In

  • Sunday, April 21, various activities from 3 to 9 p.m.
  • Silver Heights Retreat Center, 501 Camp Avenue, New Albany, Ind.
  • Cost: $10 per person.
  • For more information and registration, click here.

Soul to Sole Women’s Breakfast, April 22

  • Monday, April 22 from 8 to 10 a.m.
  • Silver Heights Retreat Center, 501 Camp Avenue, New Albany, Ind.
  • Cost is $10 per person.
  • To register for the Soul to Sole Women’s Breakfast on Monday, April 22, click here.