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Impact-ful pastor to teach ‘Doing Church Differently’

2021 EPAUMC Faith-Sharing Seminar, Oct. 23

Learn to rethink your evangelism model and connect more with people and communities in innovative ways to share the love of Christ!

Impact Church DCD (Doing Church Differently™ ) is a model that “redefines the church experience through inclusiveness, relatable messages, energetic weekly gatherings, unique events and activities, relevant youth programs and community outreach.

The Rev. Olu Brown, founding pastor of one of the UMC’s fifth fastest-growing church in the U.S. will keynote the  Eastern PA Conference’s 2021 Faith-Sharing evangelism seminar on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 9 AM to 12 Noon via Zoom. Learn More

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