Schedule

Monday, September 24
Noon – 2:00 p.m. Registration – Banquet Lobby
2:00 – 2:30 Welcome/Introductions – Ambassadeur
2:30 – 3:30 Plenary Session 1 with Diana Butler Bass – Ambassadeur
3:30 – 4:00 Break
4:00 – 5:15 Workshop Session A

  • A-11 Creating a Culture of Generosity – Robert Hay, Jr. – Ambassadeur
  • A-12 Understanding Stewardship in Racial and Ethnic Communities – Jim Reese – Pommard
  • A-13 The New Tax Bill Raises Concerns about Charitable Giving – Dick Witzke – Clayton B
  • A-14 Money, Ministry and Mistakes – Ryan Baer – Anatole
  • A-15 It’s Only Stuff! – The Theology of Possessions – Rick Young – Clayton A
  • A-16 Making the Ask – Ellie Johns-Kelley – Clayton C
  • A-17 Growing Stewards Year-Round – Keith Mundy – Clayton D
  • A-18 A Conversation with Diana Butler Bass – Diana Butler Bass – Le Cafe
  • A-19 Fundraising as Spiritual Formation and Pastoral Care – J. C. Austin – Dauphine

6:00 – 7:00 Group Dinner – Ambassadeur
7:00 – 8:00 Opening Worship with Larissa Kwong Abazia  – Clayton
8:00 – 9:30 Dessert & Hospitality – Atrium

Tuesday, September 25
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Group Breakfast – Ambassadeur
8:30 – 9:40 Plenary Session 2 with Diana Butler Bass – Ambassadeur
9:40 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 11:15 Workshop Session B

  • B-21 Vulnerability and Courage: The Practice of Stewardship – Part 1 – Roy Howard – Clayton C
  • B-22 Funding Innovative and New Ministries – Mieke Vandersall – Clayton B
  • B-23 Preaching Stewardship: ELCA Stewardship Resource for Pastors – Sandra Chrostowski – Clayton D
  • B-24 Financial Peace University: A PC(USA) Pastor’s Perspective – Ryan Baer – Anatole
  • B-25 Let the Budget Speak the Vision! – Rob Hagan – Clayton A
  • B-26 Endowments 101 – Stephen Keizer – Dauphine
  • B-27 11 ways to Increase Giving in Your Church…Beginning this Week – Jennifer Perrow – Ambassadeur
  • B-28 A Conversation with Diana Butler Bass – Diana Butler Bass – Le Cafe
  • B-29 The Whole Story: Inspiring Generosity Through Individual Storytelling – Jake Wilson & Rick Young – Pommard

11:15 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 12:30 p.m. Open Conversations

  • A – Judicatory (Presbytery/Synod) Staff – Anatole
  • B – Lay Leaders – Le Cafe
  • C – Stewardship Staff of Churches – Dauphine
  • D – Small Church Pastors (less than 100 members) – Clayton A
  • E – Medium Church Pastors (100 – 400 members) – Clayton B
  • F – Large Church Pastors (more than 400 members) – Clayton C
  • G – First Call Pastors – Clayton D

12:30 – 1:30 Group Lunch – Ambassadeur
1:45 – 3:00 Workshop Session C – see workshop list

  • C-31 Vulnerability and Courage: The Practice of Stewardship – Part 2 – Roy Howard – Clayton C
  • C-32 WORKSHOP MOVED TO A-19
  • C-33 Practical Planned Giving 101 – Karl Mattison – Clayton B
  • C-34 Electronic Giving: Using Digital Tools to Grow Ministry – Richard Rogers – Clayton D
  • C-35 Stewardship In Disaster Recovery – Rich Hong – Pommard
  • C-36 How to Lead a Revolution in Giving and Generosity – Scott McKenzie – Clayton A
  • C-37 No More Fund-raising: The “Thank-You” Lens of Stewardship – Rosemary Mitchell – Dauphine
  • C-38 Stewardship as Liturgical Practice – Larissa Kwong Abazia – Le Cafe
  • C-39 Congregational Vitality Indicator – Neil Bullock – Anatole

3:00 – 3:20 Break
3:20 – 4:30 Plenary Session 3 with Chick Lane – Ambassadeur
4:30 OPEN EVENING
4:45 – 6:45 Hospitality sponsored by the Presbyterian Foundation – Atrium

Wednesday, September 26
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Group Breakfast – Ambassadeur
8:30 – 9:45 Workshop Session D

  • D-41 Planned Giving: 25 Ideas to Get You to the Next Level – Karl Mattison – Clayton B
  • D-42 Drafting a Winning Stewardship and Generosity Team – Olanda Carr – Pommard
  • D-43 Stop Banging Your Head Against the Wall! Create a Living Spirit of Generosity – Stefanie Marsden and Kristi Posewitz – Clayton C
  • D-44 The Generosity Project:5G – Linda Staats – Anatole
  • D-45 Financial Stewardship and Bowen Family Systems Theory – Steve Oelschlaeger – Clayton D
  • D-46 Communicating in Ways that Surprise and Delight your Givers – Jennifer Perrow – Clayton A
  • D-47 Smaller Capital Campaigns – John Wray – John Wray – Dauphine
  • D-48 Congregational Money Talk: How, Who and Where – Chick Lane – Le Cafe

9:45-10:15 Break (check out)
10:15 – 11:15 Plenary Session 4 with Chick Lane – Ambassadeur
11:15 – Noon Closing Worship with Larissa Kwong Abazia – Ambassadeur
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Boxed Lunches – Ambassadeur