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TLC, Saturday, October 21

The TLC (The Leadership Connection) will give both lay leaders and pastors solid tools to increase their effectiveness and confidence as they lead their churches in their quest to fulfill the Great Commission and the Great Commandment. 

Who should attend a TLC? Church Chairs, Pastors and Pastoral Staff Members, Council Members and Elders; Children’s Ministry and Youth Ministry Leaders; Evangelism, Outreach, and Mission Team Leaders;  Men’s Ministry and Women’s Ministry Leaders; Anyone who senses God calling them to help lost people be found and hurting people be helped in the name of Jesus. 

This TLC will have an opening plenary gathering with Dick Lucco (ECC Director of Ministry Development) and a second gathering with Roundtable Discussions during the...

IMPACT Children’s Ministry Event

Held during the same time as the TLC.

Led by Steve Burger - Leader of the ECC’s Adult, Children, Family, and Intergenerational Ministries under the Make and Deepen Disciples Priority

Intended for Children and Family Ministry pastors, directors, and lay leaders.

IMPACT children, families, your ministry and your life.

The day includes: 

  • Best Practices for Keeping and Supporting Children's Ministry partners
  • One on one conversation with a Coach
  • Best Practices for Engaging Families
  • A brief update on the new Children and Family Ministry Initiative LEGACY
  • IMPACT Open Forum
  • IMPACT prayer practice

Fall Minister’s Retreat

Monday, Nov. 13 - Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017

The Great Lakes Conference Ministerial Association is delighted to welcome Cecilia Williams as our speaker and leader for the 2017 Fall Minister’s Retreat. Cecilia is a gifted communicator and encourager. Many of us were moved at this year’s Midwinter Conference in Louisville as she spoke to us about the dynamics of catalytic leadership. She has a wonderful combination of a pastor’s heart and a prophet’s passion that she will share with us this fall.

Cecilia serves as the Executive Minister for the Love Mercy Do Justice (LMDJ) mission priority of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Before stepping into this role, Williams served as Director of Ministry Initiatives for LMDJ. Beyond her experience at the...

New Church Plants in the Great Lakes Conference

Below is a snapshot of Church Planting in the GLC. We encourage you to share these updates with your staff and congregations and to be in prayer over these church plant couples, families and core groups. 

 

Kingdom Embassy Covenant Church, Muskegon, MI

We are encouraged and excited about our most recent church plant in Muskegon, MI, where Arthur Duren and his wife Ardena are serving.  Kingdom Embassy Covenant Church continues to thrive 8 months after moving into the facility that God so graciously provided (the building is owned by the Reformed Church in America, which is leasing the building to Kingdom Embassy for the cost of utilities!). The story of how Kingdom Embassy became a Covenant church plant is told in a 5 minute video found on the GLC web...

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