Additional Opportunities

for conversation, networking and further learning

Leadership Institute will be filled with vital conversations as we, together, shape the future of the United Methodist Church. We understand the significance these conversations can hold for the future of the denomination. Take advantage of every opportunity to hear and learn from United Methodists from a variety of perspectives.

Thursday Evening: David Brooks

Resurrection Leawood Sanctuary, 7 pm

General Session Speaker David Brooks will return on Thursday evening for an open event for the Resurrection congregation and community, talking about his new book The Second Mountain. Leadership Institute participants who are interested in hearing more from David Brooks are welcome to return after dinner for this community event.

Thursday Lunch & Learns

Pick up a box lunch and select a Lunch & Learn during the Thursday lunch time. Take the opportunity to learn how potential changes to the denomination might impact General Agencies, gather with alumni from your seminary, learn more about a sponsor or join others to learn about a variety of extension ministries. See below for a list of lunch gatherings. Check back to see new opportunities as they are added.

Boston University School of Theology

Candler School of Theology

Connectional Table

Discipleship Ministries and The Upper Room

Duke Divinity School

Educational Opportunities Tour

Garrett-Evangelical Theological School

General Board of Global Ministries

General Board of Higher Education & Ministry

General Board of Pension & Health Benefits (Wespath)

General Commission on Archives & History and The General Board of Church & Society

General Commission on the Status & Role of Women

Methodist Theological School in Ohio

Perkins School of Theology

Reconciling Ministries

Saint Paul School of Theology

UM Scholars Panel

Shelby Systems

Text in Church

The Caring Congregation

United Methodist Men

United Methodist Women