LIT (Leading In Transformation) Conference

LIT (Leading In Transformation) Conference

Agenda

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  • Optional  Optional
  • Thursday, September 21, 2017
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    9:00 AM  -  9:45 AM
    Breakfast and Registration
    10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
    Opening Gathering
     

    Workshop 1 - Morning

    11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Academic Track - Dr. Daniel Black
    The Academic Workshop Track is designed for young adults and clergy who are discerning, hearing, and/or responding to their call to express their gifts in the Academy. This session will be an opportunity to empower young leaders to discover what’s next after graduation, explore the tenants of transformative black pedagogy in academia, and engage their interests surrounding black thought and faith within education, academic writing, and professorship.
     Optional  Closed 
    11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Excellence In Ministry Track For Seminarians and Young Clergy Only - Pastor Rudy Rasmus
    The Excellence in Ministry Track is designed exclusively for seminarians and clergy who have answered their call to ministry and are currently or preparing to serve in a ministry setting. This session will be an opportunity to get hands on coaching from an excellence coach, to learn proven strategies for growth and sustainable ministries. This session will empower young leaders to discover practical methods to achieve success in one's respective setting.
     Optional 
    11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Ministry Track - Dr. Valerie Tate Everett
    The Ministry Workshop Track is designed for young adults and clergy who are discerning, hearing, and/or responding to their call to express their gifts to lay or ordained ministry. This session will be an opportunity to empower young leaders to discover methods of spiritual formation, identifying call and purpose, as well as cultivating a balanced life. This session should help young leaders explore where God is calling them to serve, particularly in campus ministry, community, local church /United Methodist Church.
     Optional  Closed 
    11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Social Justice Track - Romal Tune, Presenter
    The Social Justice/Entrepreneur Workshop Track is designed for young adults and clergy who are discerning, hearing, and/or responding to their call to express a commitment to social justice and demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit. This session will be an opportunity to empower young leaders to discover safe spaces for social justice as an expression of faith, explore social justice through a biblical lens, and develop transformational/entrepreneurial leadership to build/sustain social justice movements.
     Optional  Closed 
     
    12:00 PM  -  1:15 PM
    Chat and Chew Luncheon featuring Payton Head and Tamara Bates
     

    Workshop 2 - Afternoon

    1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM
    Academic Track - Dr. Daniel Black
    The Academic Workshop Track is designed for young adults and clergy who are discerning, hearing, and/or responding to their call to express their gifts in the Academy. This session will be an opportunity to empower young leaders to discover what’s next after graduation, explore the tenants of transformative black pedagogy in academia, and engage their interests surrounding black thought and faith within education, academic writing, and professorship.
     Optional  Closed 
    1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM
    Excellence In Ministry Track For Seminarians and Young Clergy Only - Pastor Rudy Rasmus
    The Excellence in Ministry Track is designed exclusively for seminarians and clergy who have answered their call to ministry and are currently or preparing to serve in a ministry setting. This session will be an opportunity to get hands on coaching from an excellence coach, to learn proven strategies for growth and sustainable ministries. This session will empower young leaders to discover practical methods to achieve success in one's respective setting.
     Optional 
    1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM
    Ministry Track - Dr. Valerie Tate Everett
    The Ministry Workshop Track is designed for young adults and clergy who are discerning, hearing, and/or responding to their call to express their gifts to lay or ordained ministry. This session will be an opportunity to empower young leaders to discover methods of spiritual formation, identifying call and purpose, as well as cultivating a balanced life. This session should help young leaders explore where God is calling them to serve, particularly in campus ministry, community, local church /United Methodist Church.
     Optional  Closed 
    1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM
    Social Justice Track - Romal Tune
    The Social Justice/Entrepreneur Workshop Track is designed for young adults and clergy who are discerning, hearing, and/or responding to their call to express a commitment to social justice and demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit. This session will be an opportunity to empower young leaders to discover safe spaces for social justice as an expression of faith, explore social justice through a biblical lens, and develop transformational/entrepreneurial leadership to build/sustain social justice movements.
     Optional  Closed 
     

    Service Project Options

    2:45 PM  -  4:30 PM
    Service Project Option 1 - Children and Educational Outreach
    Spend an afternoon of outreach with a local Metro Atlanta public school (GNETS) committed to providing services for students with special needs by planting the seeds for a therapeutic garden. Be prepared for light labor and gardening.
     Optional 
    2:45 PM  -  4:30 PM
    Service Project Option 2 - Suicide Prevention Awareness/Self-Care Packages
    Interface with students of Clark Atlanta University throughout campus by spreading the word about Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and providing Self-Care Packages.
     Optional 
    2:45 PM  -  4:30 PM
    Service Project Option 3 - Transformational Creative Voices
    Explore creative leadership in spoken word, film and music.
     Optional  Closed 
    2:45 PM  -  4:30 PM
    Service Project Option 4 - Community Mapping
    Join Global Ministries in this activity that examines the social, religious, historical and political factors that shape a community by exploring it. Learn how to use those findings to respond to justice issues in your country and around the world through the Global Mission Fellows Program.
     Optional 
     
    4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM
    DINNER ON YOUR OWN
     Optional  Closed 
    6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM
    Worship Experience Admission & Pre-Glow (prayer & praise)
    7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM
    LIT Worship Experience featuring The Walls Group
    9:00 PM  -  10:00 PM
    After Glow at ITC (Interdenominational Theological Center)
    700 M.L.K. Jr Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30314 Live Music and refreshments ($5 cover charge) *All donations assist Student Christian League
     Optional  Closed 
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