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The Vital Church: A Training Event

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September 15 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

| $10

Christ UMC Lansdale

The Vital Church: A Training Event (Formerly Vital Church Mergers and More)

When:   September 15,  8:30 to 12 noon

Where: Christ UMC Lansdale, 1020 S. Valley Forge Rd., Lansdale, PA  www.cumclansdale.org  215-855-1643

Who Should Come: Churches identified by their district superintendent and anyone else who feels the Holy Spirit is moving you to take a serious look at your church’s future.

Why:  How can our church fulfill Jesus’ Great Commission and our mission as United Methodists: to make disciples for the transformation of the world?  What are some radical changes we need to look at in order to do our mission.

How much? Cost: $10 per church. Make checks payable to Eastern Pa. Conference of the UMC. You can bring the check to the workshop.


  1. Each church should read and discus the following attachments which will be sent to you upon registering: Summary Presentation of a Redevelopment Model, Eight Quality Characteristics of a Healthy Church, Revision Congregational Development,See, Know, Serve, and The Four Stations of the Holy Spirit.
  2. Prayer: please begin to daily pray for vision from the Holy Spirit to help you see where God is leading your church.

Registration:  Please email Gordon Hendrickson your desire to come, and he will send attachments for your homework.

Questions? Contact Gordon Hendrickson: 267-258-9507    gordonacts6@gmail.com


September 15
8:30 am - 12:00 pm


Gordon Hendrickson


Christ UMC Lansdale
1020 S. Valley Forge Road
Lansdale, PA 19446 United States
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