Lead Well Conference!Grounded Goveranace Project
The Nebraska District in partnership with LCEF will host a Friday all day and half day Saturday conference on the campus of CUNE. This event will kick off the ND Grounded Governance Project which is a yearlong focus on governance at the local congregation and the development of a digital resource library.
The conference is for professional church workers in leadership roles (Pastors, Administrators, ECC Directors, and DCE’s and their elected church council members and leadership board members).
Theme: “But all things should be done decently and in order” (I Cor. 14:40).
Fri., May 19, 2023 (Full Day)
Registration and Refreshments 8:30-9:00 a.m.Thom Auditorium
Opening and Welcome Dr. Bernard Bull 9:00-9:15 a.m.Weller Auditorium
Keynote Speaker James Galvin 9:15-10:30 a.m.
The 5 most prevalent governance models in the LCMS and how to improve them.Weller Auditorium
Break - Transition to sectional sessions 10:30-10:45 a.m.
Sectional Session #1 10:45-11:45 a.m.
Lunch (provided on-site) 11:45-12:45 p.m.
Keynote Speaker Dr. Kurt Senske 12:45-2:00 p.m.
The CEO and the Board: The Art of Governance as a Competitive AdvantageWeller Auditorium
Break / Transition to sectional sessions 2:15-2:30 p.m.
Sectional Session #2 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Break / Transition to sectional sessions 3:45-4:00 p.m.
Sectional Session #3 4:00-5:00 p.m.
End of Day 1 5:00 p.m.
Sat., May 12, 2023 (Half Day)
Registration and Refreshments 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Opening and Welcome 8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
Keynote Speaker: Tim Kurth 8:45 - 9:30 a.m.
Let’s Go Swimming! A Guide to Good Governance
Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. David Peter 9:30 - 10:15 a.m.
Organizing for Ministry and Mission: Options for Church Structure
Break - Transition to workshop 10:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Workshop Session 10:30 - 12:30 p.m.
Updating your by-laws and policy manuals: Dr. David Peter and Tim Kurth facilitators.
LCMS Board Governance Manual: Dr. Bob Ziegler
LCMS In His Hands Manual: Cheryl Haun & Eunice McCarty
End of Day 2 12:30 p.m.
Box Lunch To Go