The Small Congregation Leadership Team
invites small church clergy and laity
to a day of learning, conversation and discussion.

The event will take place in three locations across the conference. Choose the location and date that works for you.

♦ September 26, 2017 Mint Spring UMC, Staunton 53 Mint Spring Cir
♦ October 14, 2017 Wesley Grace UMC, Norfolk 288 E. Little Creek Rd.
♦ November 4, 2017 Chestnut Hill UMC, Lynchburg 4660 Fort Ave.

10am-3pm ~ Lunch Provided ~ 0.5 CEU

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Please be sure to specify your location and date
Contact the Center for Congregational Excellence for more information
804-521-1100 ||

Click here to download a flyer (pdf)

The Rev. David Canada is a retired Elder in the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. He served a variety of appointments in pastoral ministry, as a nursing home administrator, and as an Army Chaplain. He received his M.Div. from Candler School of Theology, his D. Min. from Wesley Theological Seminary, and is a graduate of the Shalom Institute’s Spiritual Guidance program. He is the co-founder of the Kindred Project, an organization that promotes and encourages Wesleyan spiritual practices. He is the author of Spiritual Leadership in the Small Membership Church. David designs and conducts Clergy Spirit-Care retreats with his partners in ministry, Dawn Peck and Joy Crawford. He served as a spiritual director for many years, offering guidance to clergy. David is constantly reading a variety of subjects, and enjoys playing the drums and listening to music. An extrovert who loves being with family and friends, David and his wife of 49 years, Judy, live in Chesterfield County, Virginia.



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The Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church
10330 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
P.O. Box 5606, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5606
1-800-768-6040 or (804) 521-1100
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