SCD 2017 Atlanta

This event is closed. If you have any questions, please contact the event planner directly.


At The Lord's Table

The School of Congregational Development is a premier event for United Methodist leaders for equipping conference leaders, clergy, and laity to lead vital, dynamic, life-changing congregations. Sponsored by Discipleship Ministries, Global Ministries, and Path 1, this year’s event is being hosted by the North Georgia Conference, Candler School of Theology, and Gammon Seminary.

For a Quick Look at this year's offerings click Quick Look SCD 2017 Atlanta - June 1

To Register for the Full School go to REGISTER.

SCD 2017 Fees

Registration includes event materials and full participation in all activities from 2:00 pm, Thursday, August 17, 2017, to 5:00 pm, August 19.  In addition, participants are encouraged to attend worship on Sunday at an Atlanta local church.  A box lunch on Friday and Saturday is included.

Participants are responsible for their own travel, lodging, and meals not provided by the event.

Early Bird:    $325 (if registered by April 30, 2017)

Regular:        $375 (if registered by July 15, 2017)

Late/on-site: $425 (if registered after July 15, 2017)

A $50 cancellation fee will be charged for cancellations made after July 14th.

Optional Items:

Pre-Conference Seminars:  $25.00
Sunday Morning Bus Pass: $10.00
SCD 2017 Resource Kit:      $60.00

Spouse Rate:

Spouses of participants can register at a discounted fee of $200.00.  Participant can add their spouse when they register for the school.

Special Event for those not attending the full school.

An Evening with Nadia Bolz-Weber - $10.00
Purchase tickets Here


Here is a listing of different ways you can participate in SCD 2017 Atlanta.


As a full participant in SCD 2017, you will have a great opportunity to learn, network, and be spiritually renewed. Our leaders have hands-on experience leading ministries through transformation and growth. To see the full spectrum of this year's School of Congregational Development, go to the Agenda Tab. 

SCD 2017 Scholarships

Thanks for your interest in SCD 2017.  All scholarships have been filled.  If you filled out an application you will be contacted.

Seminary Students

Full-time seminary students are invited to take advantage of the Seminary Student discount when they register.  Doctor of Ministry Students are not eligible for this discount.

Fee: $175


  • Where

  • Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
    3180 Peachtree Road, NE
    Atlanta, Georgia 30305

Important Information

On-site registration will take place at the Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, 3180 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

Participants will need to book their own lodging. 

Each person who registers will need his or her own email.

To get updates or see blogs and additional information about SCD 2017 go to and become a member of the SCDNetwork.

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