December 5, 2008

Developing, Nurturing
& Supporting Leaders
Mark Your Calendar!

Synod Meeting
January 31, 2009
Philo, Illinois

CLP Preaching for Lent
February 7, 2009

February 20-22, 2009
Jameson Camp, Indianapolis

Stewardship Kaleidoscope
March 9-11, 2009
Kansas City

Religion Communicators Conference
March 26-28, 2009

Presbyterian Writers Guild
April 23-24, 2009

Interim Pastor Training
May 4-8, 2009
St. Louis

Big Tent
June 11-13, 2009
10 different PC(USA) conferences, at the same time and in the same place!

Check our website or contact the synod office for details!
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Bruce Reyes-Chow PC(USA) Moderator Schedules Webcast

The Rev. Bruce Reyes-Chow, General Assembly moderator, will host a conversation with Beau Weston, author of "Rebuilding the Presbyterian Establishment," during a webcast on Tuesday, Dec. 9, from noon to 1 p.m. PST (3 to 4 p.m. EST). Tune in to the moderator's UStream page, Moderator Musings, for the webcast. Click here to read Weston's paper.

Youthfest 2009
 Youthfest 2009

Explore Relationships at Youthfest 2009
February 20-22, 2009

High schoolers and college freshmen and sophomores are invited to join us at Jameson Camp in Indianapolis for the 11th annual Youthfest, sponsored by the Synod of Lincoln Trails. Visit the Youthfest 2009 web page for details and a downloadable brochure.
Fostering Dialogue is Key to Leadership, Moderators Told

by Toya Richards Hill for the Presbyterian News Service

Presbytery and synod moderators from throughout the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) gathered in Louisville recently to evaluate what it means to be a leader and to discern their own personal leadership styles.

Meeting under the theme "Leadership for the 21st Century," the Nov. 21-23 2008 Moderators' Conference united about 130 middle governing body moderators and vice moderators everywhere from Boston to Arkansas to South Dakota to San Francisco.

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