SCD 2018 San Diego

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 California-Pacific Conference.

Before you register, download the Quick Look to see all of this year's offerings.  You will pick a Momentum Workshop, a Launch Workshop, a Disciple Workshop, a Worship Workshop, a Multiply Workshop, and two IdeaMarts.  You may also choose one Pre-Conference Seminar. 

SCD 2018 Quick Look at Schedule and Lodging


Registration includes event materials and full participation in all activities from 7:30 pm, Wednesday, August 15, to 12:00 pm, August 18, and breakfast on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

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

Early Bird:     $350 (if registered by April 30, 2018)

Regular (extended to Friday, July 20th): $395 

Late/onsite:  $450 (if registered after July 15, 2018)

A $50 fee will be charged for all cancelations.

Parking: $10.00 per day

Optional Item:

SCD 2018 Resource Kit:    $60.00

Spouse Rate: Spouses of participants can register at a discounted fee of $200.00. Participants add spouses when they are on the registration site.

Seminary Student Rate: Seminary students who are enrolled in an MDiv program may register at the rate of $175.00. (Doctor of Ministry students are not eligible for this rate).

Scholarships are available for Racial Ethnic Churches, Small Churches, Churches in the Cal-Pac Conference and the Western Jurisdiction. 

SCD 2018 San Diego Scholarship Application

SCD 2018 San Diego Scholarship Application Espanol


  • Where

  • Town and Country Resort
    500 Hotel Circle North
    San Diego, California 92108

Important Information

On-site registration will take place in the Grand Pacific Foyer outside of the Grand Pacific Ballroom at the Town and Country Resort.

Participants will need to book their own lodging. 

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

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