Develop Principled Leaders

Develop Principled Leaders by: 
  • Conducting a bi-annual Lay Leadership School in Zimbabwe led by resource people from both the Western PA and Zimbabwe. This will be done in collaboration with the Baltimore Washington Conference. The goal is to develop principled Christian leaders for the church and the world. The Laity school is designed to:
  • Focus on theological training,
  • Community and economic development,
  • Church administration,
  • Pastoral counseling, worship,
  • United Methodist polity,
  • Issues of women in ministry and
  • Issues focused on funding of pastor’s pensions, pastor’s family life, youth and young adult ministries, ministry with single mothers, preaching, biblical studies and leadership among others, as identified by the Zimbabwe Episcopal Area