Small Church Leadership Institute

WhenSunday, October 28, 2012 to Wednesday, October 31, 2012
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Small Church Leadership Institute
Equipping Laity & Pastors with the Knowledge and Skills for leading their small attendance church into the future.

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October 28-31, 2012
Sunday 7 pm worship thru Wednesday late afternoon
Register at:
Program Fee: $299 per person (includes program cost and 12 meals)
$100 scholarships are also available - apply early.
Lodging Reservation & details available at
Mt. Sequoyah Conference Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Open The Doors of Your Church and Discover The Mission Field That Surrounds You

  • How to discover who lives in your mission field
  • Building a passion & plan to reach the people in your mission field
  • Reaching people from a different ethnicity than yours
  • Reaching people from a different economic level than yours
  • Reaching people from a different age level than yours
  • Reaching people through missions and mission trips
  • Strategic planning for the small attendance church
  • Self-care, clergy burn out, and conflict resolution

Guest Speakers:
Rob Weber, Director of Congregational Development and Transformation Louisiana Conference
Rev. Diana Northcutt Director of Discipleship in Small Membership Churches for the Oklahoma Conference Carlos Ramirez Coordinator for Hispanic/Latino Ministries for the Oklahoma Conference
Rev. Dan Williams Pastor, Midland Heights UMC
Rev. Terry Gosnell Pastor, Trinity UMC

Travel Schedule:
Please arrange your flight or driving plans so that you will be able to attend the opening opening at 7pm on the 28th, and stay through the closing late afternoon Wednesday.
Continuing Education: 2 CEU Certificate Available
Program Fee: $250 per person (includes program cost and 6 meals)
A limited number of $100 Scholarships are available. Apply early.
Late Registration: After October 1st - add $100 per person

If the pastor brings four paying laity from their charge, the pastor’s program fee is free.

Registration, Lodging costs & details available at: or call Mount Sequoyah Retreat Center, 479-443-4531

Transportation: Northwest Arkansas Airport XNA, Jim’s Shuttle 866-535-0127
Or fly into the Tulsa International Airport TUL, and rent a car (110 mile drive). It is often considerably cheaper to fly into Tulsa.
or drive to 150 N.W. Skyline Drive, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Children: Children and infants are welcome at Mt. Sequoyah, but the meeting sessions are for adults only. No childcare available.