6:00 pm – 6:05 pm Opening Worship
6:05 pm – 6:10 pm Conference Staff Updates ǀ Rev. Franz Rigert
6:10 pm – 6:25 pm Celebrations
6:25 pm – 6:30 pm Break
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Sufficiency and Abundance: A Workshop on Empowering Mission
Melissa Spas is the Managing Director of Education and Engagement for Lake Institute on Faith & Giving. She joined the staff of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in 2016, having spent two years developing new initiatives and strategic partnerships for Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs in Bloomington. From 2007-2013, Melissa worked for Leadership Education at Duke Divinity, where she contributed to the development, design, and delivery of strategic leadership programs and resources for Christian institutions. A native of Chautauqua, New York, Melissa is a graduate of Allegheny College and Harvard Divinity School, and she is an active lay person in the United Methodist Church.