November 11-12, 2016


Office of Congregational Development
Amy Shanholtzer
Dir. of Evangelism & Congregational Development 
The WV Annual Conference of the UMC 
304-344-8331 ext. 26 


Friday, November 11, 2016 at 5:00 PM EDT
Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 4:30 PM EDT

Registration begins at 4:30 PM Friday.

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First United Methodist Church
117 North 2nd Street
Clarksburg, WV 26301

Rooms may be reserved by calling: 

Spring Hill Suites Marriott
97 Platinum Dr.
Bridgeport, WV 26330

Double Rooms - $119
Price includes breakfast

Ask for the West Virginia Annual Conference UMC block of rooms.

  • Find out why your pastor should never eat alone.
  • How can you use your elbow to grow your church?
  • Who is your church best gifted to reach?
  • How do you select the best growth strategies for your church?
  • Hear from WVAC churches who have completed this training and coaching.

This 2 day event is designed for a team of 6-8 people. Each team must include the pastor and a minimum of 3 key lay people (non-staff) and all must participate in the entire event. Because lay participation is so vital, this has been scheduled for a Friday and Saturday.

Have questions? Contact Amy Shanholtzer at

Space is limited so sign up early!

$200/team - sign up today
Cost increases to $300/team on November 1, 2016 
Price includes Friday dinner, Saturday lunch and snacks