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LEAD 2018

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Rev. Ruben Duran, ELCA Director for New Congregations

The Rev. Ruben Duran serves as Director for New Congregations in the Domestic Mission unit of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He is responsible for promoting the development of Synodical mission strategies, local initiatives and emerging models for the multiplication of new communities of faith in the USA and the Caribbean. He currently oversees 404 new mission congregations reaching people in multiple contexts throughout the country.

Keynote: "Identity, Mission & Evangelical Resistance"

Workshop: "Detectives of Divinity"

Connie Walker, MSEd; Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret), Veteran and Family Advocate
Workshop: "AFTER WAR: Reintegration & REcovery for Post-9/11 Veterans & Families"

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  Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) is an annual event that includes worship, inspiring presentations and informative, engaging workshops It is designed for congregational lay leaders and pastors.


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