2023 Schedule

Day/Time (central) Event Room
12:00 – 2:00 PMRegistrationGreat Lakes Foyer
2:00 - 3:30 PMPlenary 1 with Kevin KlingGreat Lakes B/C
3:30 – 4:00 PMBreak with RefreshmentGreat Lakes Foyer
4:00 – 5:15 PMWorkshops - Block A
A-01 - Art Tour at Westminster - Dr. Rodney Allen SchwartzCedar Lake
A-11 What is a Thimble-Sized Capital Campaign?- John ClarkGreat Lakes B/C
A-12 Leveraging Modern Tools to Increase Giving and Volunteering- Robert Driver-BishopGreat Lakes A1
A-13 Care and Safety on Your Campus- Glenn SandersLake Bemidji
A-14 The Future of Giving: Using Storytelling to Inspire Generosity in Your Congregation and Community- Abby BergmanBoundary C
A-15 When Mission and Politics Collide- Jon Buuck, Karla Leitzman, Nathan LundgrenLake Minnetonka
A-16 From Passover to Sukkot- John EggenGreat Lakes A2
A-17 Developing a Liturgy of Abundance- Kendal LandGreat Lakes A3
A-18 Everyone Leaves a Legacy- Jake Wilson and Stefanie MarsdenBoundary D
A-A NWC Cohort- Nikki CollinsLake Harriet
5:45 – 6:45 PMDinnerBoundary Waters A/B
7:00 - 8:00 PMOpening Worship with Margaret FoxWestminster Presbyterian
8:00 – 9:30 PMWelcome ReceptionWestminster Presbyterian
9:00 - 9:30 PMYogaFitness On Demand
7:00 - 8:00 AMYogaFitness On Demand
9:00 – 10:15 AMPlenary 2 with Anthony BaileyGreat Lakes B/C
10:15 – 10:45 AMBreak with RefreshmentGreat Lakes Foyer
10:45 AM – 12:00 PMWorkshops - Block B
B-21 Is it Wrong to be Rich?- Sherry KenneyGreat Lakes B/C
B-22 You want me to donate? Why? Building blocks for an impactful appeal- Peter ReussGreat Lakes A1
B-23 Training Church Treasurers- Edd BreedenBoundary D
B-24 What your have learned is as important as what you have earned: steps to compose an ethical will- Rob HaganLake Bemidji
B-25 Restoring Creation to our Church Buildings- Clare LewisGreat Lakes A3
B-26 Interfaith Lessons for Planned Giving Leaders- James MurphyLake of the Isles
B-27 Transformative Stewardship: A Joy Filled Journey Part 1- Joshua RobinsonGreat Lakes A2
B-28 Building Resilience: Empowering Tools for Reducing Burnout, Stress, and Trauma as Close as Your Own Hands- Judy SlaterLake Minnetonka
B-29 Singing Stewardship- Justin Spurlock and Bill DavisLake Harriet
B-30 Storytelling for All Generations- Richard Young, Stefanie Marsden, and Jake WilsonBoundary C
12:00 – 1:30 PMLunchBoundary Waters A/B
1:30 – 2:45 PMPlenary 3 with Kim Dawsey-RichardsonGreat Lakes B/C
2:45 – 3:15 PMBreak with RefreshmentGreat Lakes Foyer
3:15 – 4:30 PMWorkshops - Block C
C-01 Art Tour at Westminster- Dr. Rodney Allen SchwartzCedar Lake
C-31 Data Driven Practices for Engaging Your Existing and Potential Donors- Meredith McNabbGreat Lakes B/C
C-32 Stewardship After the Gift- Mark Stauffer and Joseph MooreGreat Lakes A1
C-33 Generosity in Smaller Congregations- Mary BeeneBoundary C
C-34 Financial Stewardship: Investing Tips for Churches- Jacqueline Boersema and Pete MaherLake Bemidji
C-35 Gospel & Money- Brian CoulterBoundary D
C-36 What's Trending: Stewardship Strategies that Anyone Can Pull Off- Kelsey Crouch-DodsonGreat Lakes A3
C-37 Planned Giving Adventure Quest: SIMulator Game- Karl MattisonLake Harriet
C-38 Taking the Sting Out of Asking (for Money)- Rose NilesLake Minnetonka
C-39 Transformative Stewardship: A Joy Filled Journey Part 2- Joshua RobinsonGreat Lakes A2
4:30 – 6:00 PMSponsor ReceptionGreat Lakes Foyer
6:00 PMFree Night
9:00 - 9:30 PMYogaFitness On Demand
7:00 - 8:00 AMYogaFitness On Demand
9:00 – 10:15 AMWorkshops - Block D
D-41 Dying Generously? Planned Giving as Ministry- Mike KlinefelterGreat Lakes B/C
D-42 Powerful Strategies to Maximize Year-End Giving- Kristine MillerGreat Lakes A1
D-43 Selling Stewardship: The Marketing Lens to Get the Congregation on Board- Carson BrownGreat Lakes A3
D-44 Capital Campaigning for Good- Tim Hart-AndersenLake Bemidji
D-45 Mission+Vision+Values=Investment- Brad Masters and James CareyLake of the Isles
D-46 Behind the Scenes of Successful Stewardship- Gail MonsmaBoundary D
D-47 Funding Forward- Grace PomroyBoundary C
D-48 A Theology of Thankfulness: Making Grateful Disciples- Kyle NolanGreat Lakes A2
D-49 When the money story we tell ourselves gets in the way of effective fundraising- Mieke Vandersall and Erin Weber-JohnsonLake Minnetonka
D-D NWC Cohort- Nikki CollinsLake Harriet
10:15 – 10:30 AMBreak with RefreshmentGreat Lakes Foyer
10:30 – 11:45 AMPlenary 4 with Victor AloyoGreat Lakes B/C
11:45 AM – 12:30 PMClosing Worship with Angela KhabebGreat Lakes B/C

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Hyatt 4th Floor