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2022 XP/ADMINISTRATORS GATHERING

If you are an EPC Executive Pastor, Executive and/or Operations Director, or Business Administrator, join us this fall for our 8th annual EPC XP/Administrators Gathering and refine your ability to help your church achieve its mission and vision. You will be able to build/fortify your network of EPC peers who face similar challenges and opportunities, enhance your readiness to plan and execute change management strategies, and collaborate with peers to cultivate other essential knowledge and skills.

Our gathering consists of two parts:

1. “The Strategic Power of Inclusive Leadership” seminar led by Dr. Kim Wells, Executive Director of Executive Education and the Center for Career Excellence at Howard University in Washington, D.C.
2. Roundtable Discussion: Whatever topics you choose, such as church and staff leadership, volunteers, organization design, teamwork. finance, stewardship, HR/benefits, legal, IT, media, communications, facilities, security, etc.—whatever needs fixing or improvement. Facilitated by Patrick Coelho, CFO of the EPC Office of the General Assembly.

Cost is $100 per person and includes seminar speaker, two on-site lunches, Thursday dinner, and refreshments. New this year is an optional social day, separate from the roundtable. On Wednesday, October 12, we will tour the beauty of God’s creation around Colorado Springs. On Wednesday, January 11, we will visit the Kennedy Space Center.

For more information, contact Patrick Coelho at (407) 930-4405 or patrick.coelho@epc.org.

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Dates and Locations
Guest Speaker
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Lodging
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DATES AND LOCATIONS

Denver, Colorado

October 13-14, 2022
Homewood Suites, Denver Airport

Registration Deadline: October 3

Orlando, Florida

January 12-13, 2023
(Rescheduled from November 10-11, 2022
)
EPC Office of the General Assembly (or virtual)

Registration Deadline: January 5

GUEST SPEAKER

Kim Wells is an award-winning executive educator, corporate transformation and inclusion strategist, and a master executive coach. He is the Executive Director of Executive Education at the Howard University School of Business in Washington, D.C., and Managing Partner of Aksum Intelligence, LLC—his private executive coaching and corporate strategy practice.

For more than 30 years, Kim has championed complex corporate and higher education transformation initiatives, and has coached many of the world’s leading corporate executives, government leaders, community leaders, graduate business students, and yes, pastors and church leaders in the U.S. and from around the world.

His work has gained the attention of Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, who in 2022 named Kim to the prestigious Marshall Goldsmith 100 which is recognized by many as the world’s leading group of executive coaches and leadership thought leaders in business and higher education. Kim also serves the global industry of leadership and higher education as a member of the corporate boards of Wiley and Higher Digital Inc., two of the world’s most influential higher education research, modernization, and development organizations.

THE STRATEGIC POWER OF INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP

Kim will lead a thought-provoking session on The Strategic Power of Inclusive Leadership in establishing advanced leadership capabilities, and in enabling effective organizational practices and performance that transform “next-generation” faith communities. Projected outcomes for participants include: 

Being more aware of the need to have an “Inclusive Leadership Mindset” in leading organizations and teams.
Understanding the strategic benefits and outcomes of enabling inclusive organizational practices that drive healthy church growth, improve member experience, and establish effective community engagement.
Being more aware of the potential risks to faith communities and their leaders when they fail to adapt inclusiveness in their strategies and practices.
Identifying important and measurable communication and process gaps that would benefit from strategic inclusion.
Having a great time and overall learning experience!

SCHEDULE

The schedule for both events will follow the same outline.

WEDNESDAY

Breakfast in the hotel (complimentary in Denver).
Colorado Springs tour for Denver participants.
Kennedy Space Center tour for Orlando participants.

THURSDAY

Breakfast in the hotel (Complimentary in Denver).
9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Executive leadership discussion (part 1), led by Kim Wells.
Lunch together on-site.
Afternoon: Executive leadership discussion (part 2), led by Kim Wells.
6:00 p.m.: Dinner together on-site.

FRIDAY

Breakfast in the hotel (Complimentary in Denver).
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.: Peer-driven roundtable discussions, part 1.
Noon: Lunch (boxed for any needing quick departure).
Afternoon: Peer-driven roundtable discussions, part 2.

LODGING

Denver, Colorado

Homewood Suites, Denver Airport
$119 plus taxes
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Reservation deadline to receive special EPC rate: September 23

Complimentary shuttle departs from the airport on the quarter and three quarters of the hour from the West Baggage Claim only (signs are red). Use Baggage Claim door 512 and wait on island 3 (look for “Hotels” signage).

Shuttles depart from the hotel on the hour and half hour, and you must reserve your seat 24 hours prior at the hotel Front Desk. Shuttles operate 24 hours a day.

The drive is approximately 15 minutes.

Orlando, Florida

Hilton Garden Inn, Orlando Airport
$129 plus taxes
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Reservation deadline to receive special EPC rate: October 18

Complimentary shuttle service from the Orlando International Airport is provided; call the hotel upon arrival to receive instructions about where to meet the shuttle.

SPONSORS

Batts Morrison Wales & Lee

BMWL is a national CPA firm exclusively serving nonprofit organizations.

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