EPIC Leadership Conference

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E.P.I.C – Effective Practices for Innovative Congregations

Virginia Synod Leadership Development Conferences

E.P.I.C is a leadership development conference designed to strengthen congregational leaders for their ministry in the congregation and in the world.  Each event will have a series of 18-20 minute presentations in the morning and workshops in the afternoon to address the needs of congregational leaders. E.P.I.C will happen in three different locations around the state and one event will be simulcast.


Dates : January 11, 2020, Feb. 1, 2020, Feb. 22, 2020

Locations: Three locations around the state to be announced

Cost: $15 per person for the event for in-person (lunch included) / $5 per person for online participants

Saturday Event Schedule

8:30 AM                     Welcome and Registration
9:00 AM                     Presentation 1:
9:20 AM                     Presentation 2:
9:40 AM                     Presentation 3:
10:00 AM                   Break
10:30 AM                   Presentation 4:
10:50 AM                   Presentation 5:
11:10 AM                   Presentation 6:
11:30 AM                   Workshop Opportunity 1
12:30 – 1 PM             Lunch
1 PM                           Worship Opportunity 2
2 PM                           Go in Peace


Possible Workshop Topics Being Considered (offered twice)

Building an Effective Website
Developing and Sharing a Narrative Spending Plan
Introduction to Growing Young: 6 Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church
Treasurer Workshop
Council Presidents and Vice Presidents Conversations
Small Strong Congregation Workshop
Enduring Gifts: Preparing for, Receiving and Using Enduring Gifts
Diversity and the Church

Click here to download a flyer with information on EPIC 2020.

For more information or to suggest a helpful workshop topic, email Pastor John Wertz, Jr. at: wertz@vasynod.org.