Event Registration

Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program 2018

Date & Location: September 4-7, 2018. Andrews University Griggs Hall, 8975 US 31, Berrien Springs, MI 49104.

Description: The Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program is an intensive program that equips pastors, church administrators, and members with strategies and professional skills to successfully lead. Through this flipped classroom style, you will learn how to be engaged with critical service learning to create a sustainable impact in your communities through active learning.

Prerequisite: All participants are required to complete the, "Community Services & Urban Ministry Certification Program", offered online for free at the Adventist Learning Community Platform (www.adventistlearningcommunity.com). This is a mandatory requirement before registering for the Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program.

Community Services & Urban Ministry Certificate of Completion: Please submit a completed Community Services and Urban Ministry Certificate of Completion to Wynelle Stevens Email.


Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Theological Concepts of Holistic Ministry - Sung Kwon - 8:30 am-10:30 am
Community Assessment & Program Development – Sung Kwon - 10:45 am-12:45 pm
Leadership and Team Development - Sung Kwon - 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
Urban Mission and Ministry - Skip Bell - 3:45 pm-5:45 pm

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Ministering and Managing Cross-Culturally Part I - Erich Baumgartner - 8:30 am-10:30 am
Ministering and Managing Cross-Culturally Part II - Erich Baumgartner - 10:45 am-12:45 pm
Risk Management Challenges - Tim Northrop - 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
Legal Issues - Karnik Doukmetzian - 3:45 pm-5:45 pm

Thursday, September 6, 2018
Resource Development: Fund-raising Strategies - Michael Brown - 8:30 am-10:30 am
Grant Proposal Writing - Michael Brown - 10:45 am-12:45 pm
Marketing and Communications - Dan Weber - 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
Human Resources and Volunteer Engagement - Elden Ramirez - 3:45 pm-5:45 pm

Friday, September 7, 2018
Performance Measurement for Effective Ministries - Sung Kwon - 10:15 am-11:45 am

Who Should Attend: Pastors, church administrators and outreach leaders are invited to attend.

Featured Speakers: Sung Kwon, Executive Director of North American Division Adventist Community Services; Erich Baumgartner, Professor, Andrews University School of Education; Skip Bell, Professor of Church Leadership, Department of Christian Ministry Andrews University; Tim Northrop, President, Adventist Risk Management; Karnik Doukmetzian, General Counsel, General Conference; Michael Brown, Associate Director, Philanthropic Service for Institutions, North American Division; Dan Weber, Director Department of Communication, North American Division and Elden Ramirez, President, Montana Conference, North Pacific Union Conference.


Tuesday, September 4, 2018
7:45 am-8:00 am - Event Check-in
8:00 am-5:45 pm - Session 

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 through Thursday, September 6, 2018
8:00 am-5:45 pm - Sessions 

Friday, September 7, 2018
10:00 am-4:15 pm










Theological Concepts of Holistic Ministry - Sung Kwon

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