LARGE CHURCH INITIATIVE 2018

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The LCI will focus on deep spiritual formation combined with a wide vision for the mission of the church in the 21st century. The First United Methodist Church of San Diego (First Church) is pleased to host this year’s event. Here is a welcome from the Lead Pastor of First Church, Rev. Craig Brown:


Speakers 

jim griffith
bio

Founder of Griffith Coaching Network


Brenda Salter-McNeil
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Director of Reconciliation Studies at Seattle Pacific Seminary

Elaine A. Heath
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Dean of the Duke Divinity School and Professor of Missional and Pastoral Theology

Eric h. f. Law
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Founder and Executive Director of the Kaleidoscope Institute

Larry Osborne
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Senior Pastor at
North Coast Church,
Vista CA

CRaig BRown
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Lead Pastor at First United Methodist Church of San Diego

Reggie McNeal
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Missional Leadership Specialist at the Leadership Network

duane anders
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Senior Pastor at Cathedral of Rockies, Boise Idaho (First UMC Boise)

 


Schedule

Monday, April 30, 2018

11:00 AM | LCI Check-in Opens
Lunch on your own the first day

1:00 PM | Opening Worship & Keynote 1 | Craig Brown | Sanctuary

2:45 PM | Workshop Breakout Session 1  |  Details...

4:00 PM | Keynote 2 | Brenda Salter McNeil | Sanctuary

5:30 PM | Dinner on the Plaza

7:00 PM | Keynote 3 | Larry Osborne | Sanctuary

8:00 PM | Dessert & Panel Discussion (Optional) | Linder Hall

9:00 PM | Adjourn

Tuesday, May 1

9:00 AM | Keynote 4 | Eric H. F. Law | Sanctuary

10:15 AM | Workshop 2 | Reggie McNeal | Small Group Discussion | Sanctuary, Linder Lounge, LInder Hall, Cove & Children's Choir Room

11:45 PM | Lunch on the Plaza

1:00 PM | Depart for Workshops in the Field | Workshop Descriptions

A: Migration & the People of God - A Field Trip to the US side of the US-Mexico Border 
B: Missional Church Development - Pacific Beach & Ocean Beach
C: Worshiping Across Generations - KUMC of San Diego & Mt. Soledad

5:30 PM | Dinner on the Plaza

7:00 PM | Sanctuary Worship & Keynote 5 | Elaine Heath | Sanctuary

8:30 PM | Dessert & Panel Discussion (Optional) | Linder Hall

9:30 PM | Adjourn


Wednesday, May 2

9:00 AM | Keynote 6 | Jim Griffith | Sanctuary

10:30 AM | Closing Worship and Keynote 7 | Duane Anders | Sanctuary

 


Registration 

cost: 

Program and all meals served on campus are included in the registration cost.

 

Standard Registration (March 1 - extended to April 15, 2018)

Individual Rate: $350/person

Group Rate: $325/person (registering 5 or more persons from the same church)

Late Registration (April 16, 2018 until start of event)

$450/person

Sponsor Registration

$315/person (ongoing)

Cancellation fee

$75/person

Individual Registration   Group Registration

Directions for group registrations:
You may enter a minimum of 5 and up to 10 people per registration form.  IF YOU HAVE MORE THAN 10 PEOPLE IN YOUR GROUP: please fill out 2 forms and make sure to have a minimum of 5 participants listed on each form.

 


Lodging

 

Most hotels are located within five minutes of the church. LCI check-in opens at 11 AM on Monday, April 30. The first keynote session is at 1 PM. Special offered rates have now expired.

 

Transportation

First UMC of San Diego is located along I-8 in Mission Valley, approximately 15 minutes from Lindbergh Field (San Diego Airport). Car rentals are available at the airport along with Lyft and Uber

 

Things to do in San Diego

Planning to come early or stay late in beautiful San Diego? Here are some options for you to consider:

Official San Diego Tourism

TripAdvisor

California Tourism for San Diego

Pastor Craig’s Real-Deal San Diego Food Suggestions…

Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner: Real-Deal Mexican El Comal

Late Night Grub: Studio Diner 

Scenic Fine Dining: Top of the Market

Best Burrito: “Surfin’ California Burrito” at Luche Libre 

Breakfast: Swami’s

 


Hosted by:

2111 Camino del Rio S., San Diego, CA 92108 ~ 619-297-4366 ~ FirstChurchSD.com


Thank you Sponsors:

 

Platinum: $5,000

 

 

gold: $1,500

 

silver: $750