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Register Now for The Fourth Annual Interchurch Conference: Mission Driven Development on November 8th!

The Fourth Annual Interchurch Conference: 

Mission Driven Development

This all-day conference, which attracts nearly 300 clergy members, lay leaders and church administrators of all denominations, will include timely, educational sessions on how to develop a comprehensive mission and business plan for a congregation. Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be served and the conference will conclude with a reception of light refreshments, a live jazz quartet, and curated art exhibit. Register here.

Keynote Speaker: Malcolm A. Punter

President, Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI)

What is Mission Driven Development?
Moderator: Renato Matos
Partner, Capell Barnett Matalon & Schoenfeld LLP


Brad Robertson
Senior Vice President of Real Estate, Collegiate Church Corporation

Lawrence Hammond
Vice President, The Community Preservation Corporation
Chair, New York Theological Seminary

Developing a Mission Plan
John Scibilia
Executive Director, Council of Church Advisors

Fundamentals of Effective Space Planning
Geoffrey Wiener
President & Founder, GWW Planning & Development, LLC

Understanding Project Feasibility & Potential Deal Structures
Jodi Warren
Associate, Capell Barnett Matalon & Schoenfeld LLP

Steve Bodden
President, Ecclesiastical Realty Advisory Services LLC

Developing a Business Plan for Financial Sustainability
Fran Brown
Partner & Professional Practice Leader-Attest, CapinCrouse LLP

Kimberly Davis
Principal, Alliance Bernstein LP

Designing the Church of Tomorrow
Rod Grozier
President & CEO, Gro Development

Construction Oversight & Accounting
Salvatore Barbieri
Owner, Metropolitan Planning & Management LLC

David de Barros
Associate, Capell Barnett Matalon & Schoenfeld LLP

John Osborn
Managing Partner, John E. Osborn P.C.

Complimentary Breakfast & Lunch will be served.

The Conference will conclude with a reception of light refreshments, live music and a curated art exhibit, and will take place in the Interchurch Center’s Gallery Room.

Fourth Annual Interchurch Center Conference AGENDA

You may register for the conference here.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact to learn more.

This conference is proudly presented by: