Saturday February 21, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
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Saint Joseph UMC 
6004 Reed Rd
Ft Wayne, IN

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Lisa Timmerman 
Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church 

"Living Into It and Through It - Missional Church" 

Learn from a church that is living out the missional-church concepts introduced at the "Putting the Movement Back into Indiana Methodism" event featuring Alan Hirsch.  Those churches especially interested in reaching the growing slice of our population that isn't interested in the institutional church are especially encouraged to participate.  Become a part of a network of missional churches!

Cost:  $10 per person, non-refundable

Registration deadline:  February 16, 2015;  Onsite registrations are welcome, however we will not be able to provide you with lunch.

Invitation from Rev. Russ Abel....Join us at Saint Joseph UMC, Fort Wayne, February 21st 10:00 am - 3:00 pm (Eastern Time), as we share how we have worked to become a missional church.  Over the past five years we have intentionally worked to develop and claim a missional identity among ourselves; and a missional presence beyond ourselves.  Our team is excited to share what God has been up to.  Here are a few of the things we will share:

  • Visioning: How we began at the Church council level to develop a different understanding of church.
  • Hits and Misses: We will share some of the things that have worked for us and some of the things that did not.
  • Kristos Hands and Feet:  Pastor Steve Mekaru and his team will share about our "New Faith Community" which is fully relational and making new disciples.
  • We will also share how we still believe God is calling us to push forward, challenge boundaries and take risks for the sake of the Gospel.

We are encouraging everyone to come in teams, if possible.  We look forward to seeing you and sharing a little about what God is doing here at Saint Joseph.

For more information contact:  Ed Fenstermacher at ed.fenstermacher@inumc.org or contact Saint Joseph UMC at 260-485-9681

Co-sponsored with Saint Joseph UMC by the Indiana Conference Church Development Team.