Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

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School of Congregational Development

The School of Congregational Development has built a reputation in United Methodist circles as the premier event for equipping clergy and laity to lead vital, dynamic, life-changing congregations.

August 2013

Registration for SCD 2013 is now open

The focus on “Encountering God at the Edge” reflects both our growing edges of ministry and our challenging U.S. mission environment. Being in the West will enable participants to encounter “out-on-the-edge” Christians sharing a life-transforming relationship with Christ in inspiring ways that embody the reign of God here on earth.

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