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This event will provide useful and practical information that will help rising, new, and established ministers and all persons interested in church growth and renewal.

Cost to attend is $10 per person.

Refreshments and snacks will be served.

LaShonda Fletcher
Pastoring A Community: From a small urban church context

La'Shonda Fletcher (MAMFT, MAR 2015)
Owner and Lead Therapist, Revelation Counseling Center
Co-Pastor, New Revelation Ministries

La'Shonda is a gifted Sunday school teacher, workshop leader, and conference speaker. She has led mental health workshops at seminaries, colleges, and churches around the city and is the author of The Black Church and Mental Health. Her new television show, "Mental Talk," airs on Spectrum channel 200 on Sundays at 5 p.m.

Building For the Future: How small to mid-size churches can build coalitions that have a great impact in community transformation

David Snardon (MDiv '11)
Pastor of Joshua Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church (Louisville, Ky.)

David graduated from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in 2011 with a Master of Divinity degree, and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree at Louisville Seminary in Black Church Studies with an emphasis on utilizing restorative justice practices and Circles of Support and Accountability with citizens returning from penal institutions. He is the former co-president and former member of Citizens United and Organized Together (CLOUT), an ecumenical organization that focuses on solving community problems through public policy. He also is co-founder of Concerned Pastors of Russell (CPR) an ecumenical group of pastors and churches in the Russell Neighborhood who have covenant together to ensure economic development happens in the Russell Community and benefits the Russell residents. David is the newly elected president of the Interdenominational Ministerial Coalition (IMC), an ecumenical group of clergy whose mission is to effectively develop collaborations to deal with Educational Advancement, Economic Development, and Social Justice all in an effort of Kingdom Building.

Angela Johnson
God Who? Small church real-life pastoral experiences in urban settings

Angela Johnson (MDiv '13, BCS Certificate '14)
Pastor of Grace Hope Presbyterian Church (Louisville, Ky.)

Angela acknowledged her Call to ministry in 2008 and was licensed as an Associate Minister at the Canaan Christian Church in 2009. While at Canaan, Angela served as one of the Directors of the Congregational Care Ministry. She is a member of the Mid-KY Presbytery Education Unit, a member of the Abigail Initiative, and a cohort of African-American women ministers sponsored by the College of Pastoral Leaders at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Angela also serves on the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Council of Churches as a PC(USA) member-at-large, and is the President of the Louisville Area Chapter of the National Black Presbyterian Caucus. She is currently matriculating at LPTS working toward a Doctorate of Ministry.

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