Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program 2019

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Date & Location: September 16-19, 2019. North American Division Headquarters, 9705 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046.

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.

Two major Learning Objectives: Reviewing main ideas of online course and laying action plans to application.

Prerequisite: All participants are required to complete the "Community Services and Urban Ministry Certification program" offered for free at the Adventist Learning Community platform. This is a mandatory requirement for all participants.

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; Lilya Wagner, Director Philanthropic Service for Institutions; Michael Brown, Associate Director Philanthropic Service for Institutions; Fylvia Kline, Manager Vivid Faith, General Conference; Lori Yingling, Director of Human Resources, General Conference; May-Ellen Colon, Director Adventist Community Services International General Conference.


Monday, September 16, 2019
7:30 am-8:30 am - Event Check-in

Monday, September 16, 2019-Thursday, September 19, 2019
8:30 am-5:45 pm

Registration Fee: The registration fee is per person. Please plan to register early with AdventSource since no registrations will be taken on-site.

$100 Attendee now through September 3, 2019

To guarantee your place, please register ASAP. You may register online or call AdventSource at (800) 732-7587. AdventSource will process registrations for this event through September 3, 2019. All major credit cards accepted.

Paying by Check? 1) Please complete each online registration page with your personal information and registration details. You will be prompted to create an AdventSource account if you do not already have one. If you need to register another person simply click on "register another person" to complete their registration. 2) Please mail each completed registration page with your check or money order paying the exact registration fee, made payable to AdventSource to the address listed below. No partial event registration payments will be accepted. 3) In order to receive a discounted rate your payment envelope must be postmarked with the date that rate ends.

Special Note: Failure to provide each completed registration form with your contact telephone number will delay the processing of your registration. If AdventSource is not able to get complete information within three days of receipt, your registration check will be returned.

AdventSource Event Registration
5120 Prescott Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68506-5433

Mail-in Registrations: All registrations sent by mail must be received by noon Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Refund Policy: No refunds will be granted for this event. Please substitute someone to attend in your place.

Lodging: Each attendee is responsible for booking their lodging at one of the hotels listed below. Hotel rates do not include taxes and are subject to change.

Courtyard Marriott Columbia/South
8910 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD 21045
Phone: (844) 204-9824
Discount Code: North American Division of Seventh-day Adventist

Hampton Inn & Suites Hilton Columbia South
7045 Minstrel Way
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: (844) 204-9824
Complimentary hot breakfast
Discount Code: Seventh-day Adventist

Hilton Garden Inn Columbia
8241 Snowden River Parkway
Columbia, MD 21045
Phone: (844) 383-5878
Discount Code: Seventh-day Adventist

Sheraton Columbia Town Center
10297 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: (866) 716-8134
Discount Code: Ask for SET #540337

Springhill Suites by Marriott Columbia
7055 Minstrel Way
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: (844) 387-1024
Discount Code: for King beds – SDAA, for Double/queens – SDAB

Meals: You will receive lunch Monday through Thursday with your paid registration fee. Please plan to take care of all other meals on your own.

Directions: Click for a Map | Weather

Nearest Airports: Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Ground Transportation: Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Ground Transportation

On-Site Event Check-in: You may pick up your event material on Monday, September 16, 2019 from 7:30-8:30 am. Please plan to register early with AdventSource since no registrations will be taken on-site.

Children: As a courtesy to other participants, and to maximize your benefit during this event, we ask that you make other plans for the care of your children.

Dress: Business casual.

Course Descriptions: Please refer to the Course Descriptions website.

More Information: Please refer to the Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program website.

Additional Questions: You may contact Reby Isaac (443) 391-7253 or Email for additional information.

  • 5120 Prescott Avenue
  • Lincoln NE 68506
  • United States