START Sample Schedule

January – January 26-28 - Two day retreat (Participation in this opening retreat is required. If you are not able to attend, you may want to postpone your involvement until next year.)
     January 26
•         Time:                         1:00 PM – 9:00 PM (dinner served around 5:00 PM)
•         Location:                   Peachtree Road UMC/ 3180 Peachtree Rd NW/Atlanta, GA 30305
•         Presenters:               Bill Britt & Phil Schroeder
•         Accommodations:    Hotel TBD
     January 27 – Impact 4D Leadership Conference
•         Time:                          9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Schedule attached)
•         Location:                   Impact UMC/2323 Sylvan Road/East Point, GA 30344
•         Presenter:                 Olu Brown
•         Accommodations:    Hotel TBD                            
     January 28 AM
•         Time:                          9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
•         Location:                   Eastside UMC/ 468 Moreland Ave SE/Atlanta, GA 30316
•         Presenter:                 TBD
 
February Teaching Visits: 10:00 – 12:00 Teaching Session; 12:00 - 1:00 Lunch; 1:00- 3:00 Q&A 
     February 12    Dr. Bernice Kirkland, ACPK District Superintendent
     February 12    Dr. Don Martin, Sr. Pastor, Alpharetta First UMC
     February 19    Rev. Chuck Hodges, Sr. Pastor, Athens First UMC
     February 25    Dr. Doug Thrasher, AROS District Superintendent

March – Day Retreat –March 26: Enjoy spending a day of Leadership Development with Miles Welch and the staff at 12Stone.

April Teaching Visits: 10:00 – 12:00 Teaching Session; 12:00 - 1:00 Lunch; 1:00- 3:00 Q&A
    Pastors TBD

May-July – Off

August – Day Retreat –August 27: Spend the day learning from Mike Baughman on Thursday, August 27th, at Roswell UMC.  Mike is an ordained elder serving as the lead pastor for Union--a new church start / coffee house in Dallas, TX and will share his experience and knowledge in Reaching Millennials. The day will begin at 9:30 and end around 3:00.

September Teaching Visits: 10:00 – 12:00 Teaching Session; 12:00 - 1:00 Lunch; 1:00- 3:00 Q&A
    Pastors TBD

October – October 26-28 - Two Day Retreat – Hinton Rural Life Center
     Mike Slaughter-speaker

November Teaching Visits: 10:00 – 12:00 Teaching Session; 12:00 - 1:00 Lunch; 1:00- 3:00 Q&A
    Pastors TBD