Schedule

Monday, September 30
Noon – 2:00 p.m. Registration
2:00 – 2:30 Welcome/Introductions
2:30 – 3:30 Plenary Session 1 with the Lake Institute
3:30 – 4:00 Break
4:00 – 5:15 Workshop Session A

  • A-11 Offertory Laboratory
  • A-12 Growing Stewards Year-Round
  • A-13 The Whole Story: Inspiring Generosity Through Individual Storytelling
  • A-14 Teaching and Preaching Biblical Stewardship
  • A-15 Vulnerability and Courage: The Practice of Stewardship – Part 1
  • A-16 Asset-Based Stewardship in a Small Church
  • A-17 Practicing Generosity of Body, Mind, Spirit: Loving Kindness
  • A-18 Discussion with Melissa Spas
  • A-19 Rethinking Stewardship – New Strategies for Changing Times
  • A-NA Personal Stewardship Time – Not attending a workshop this block

6:00 – 7:00 Group Dinner on the Beach
7:00 – 8:00 Opening Worship with Diane Moffett
8:00 – 9:30 Dessert & Hospitality

Tuesday, October 1
8:30 – 9:45 Plenary Session 2 with Eric Law
9:45 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:30 Workshop Session B

  • B-21 Wise Debt! Strategies and tools for determining if, when, why, and how much, a church should borrow
  • B-22 Let the Budget Speak the Vision!
  • B-23 You Ask for It: Conversations on the Giving Spectrum
  • B-24 Practical Planned Giving 101
  • B-25 Financial Peace University: A PC(USA) Pastor’s Perspective
  • B-26 Stewardship Across Cultures: A panel discussion
  • B-27 Everyone’s Daily Bread
  • B-28 AirBnB and the Early Church: a Theology of Possessions for the Sharing Economy
  • B-29 Practical Tips to Increase Giving
  • B-NA Personal Stewardship Time – Not attending a workshop this block

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch on the Beach
12:30 – 1:30 Open Conversations

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

1:45 – 3:00 Workshop Session C

  • C-31 Convening Conversations that Matter
  • C-32 Growing Your Endowment Through Process and Policy
  • C-34 Creating a Culture of Generosity
  • C-35 Vulnerability and Courage: The Practice of Stewardship – Part 2
  • C-36 How to Care for God’s Creation and Have a Church Building
  • C-37 When enough is enough: the sufficiency of God’s blessings
  • C-38 Discussion with Eric Law
  • C-39 Beach Walk and Clean Up
  • C-NA Personal Stewardship Time – Not attending a workshop this block

3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 4:30 Plenary Session 3 with Eric Law
4:30 OPEN EVENING

Wednesday, October 2
8:30 – 9:30 Plenary Session 4 with Eric Law
9:30 – 10:00 Break (check out of hotel)
10:00 – 11:15 Workshop Session D

  • D-41 Generosity ER: Bringing Life to Your Generosity Program Now! Before It’s Too Late…
  • D-42 Endowments 101
  • D-43 Is There Too Much Power in Too Much Knowledge?
  • D-44 Practicing Generosity of Body, Mind, Spirit: Forgiveness
  • D-45 Stewardship and End of Life Issues: Time for some pie?
  • D-46 Donor-Centered Communications – How to delight your donors
  • D-NA Personal Stewardship Time – Not attending a workshop this block

11:15 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 12:30 Closing Worship with Diane Moffett