April 1st, 2pmEST
Take the first step in discovering how Fresh Expressions could work in YOUR Church!
You are excited about Fresh Expressions, but you know that you can’t start a movement alone. We want to help you overcome the barriers that are standing in the way!
In this webinar you will:
Learn how to help your congregation understand and move into fresh expressions
Discover practical ways of gaining buy-in and exploring possibilities with your entire congregation
Find paths for moving people from skeptic to supporter
About Mitch Marcello:
Mitch is a missional entrepreneur and current Director of the Acts Network at First UMC in Williamsport, PA and trainer/coach with Fresh Expressions US. He helps create and lead new communities of faith and equips leaders to do likewise. Before creating these communities, Mitch served as campus minister with mechanics at Wyotech, and has worked as the Director of College and Community Outreach with First UMC, Williamsport. Mitch’s love for the Gospel and passion to play and explore in His creation push him to continually find news ways for people to engage with their faith. Some of Mitch’s interests include dancing, good coffee, not eating onions and spending time with his wife Elizabeth.
About Shannon Kiser:
Shannon serves as Director of Training for Fresh ExpressionsUS, leading our team of mission strategists and trainers in the development and implementation of the Mission Shaped Ministry course through Pioneer Learning Communities. She is also a pastor on staff with Riverside Church in Sterling, VA, a Church that worships in two languages and engages in several Fresh Expressions of Church. In the last several years, Shannon has been involved with the Presbyterian Church’s New Worshiping Communities initiative, and has directed the coaching network that supports pioneer leaders.
Shannon lives in Springfield, VA with her husband Patrick and teenage daughters Catherine and Suzanne.