LEAD 2019 Speakers

UMC LEAD 2019 Speaker: April Casperson

UMC LEAD 2019 Speaker: April Casperson

April is an ordained deacon passionate about diversity and inclusion, vocational discernment, and the organizations that recruit, educate and equip leaders for thoughtful, intentional ministry.

UMC LEAD 2019 Speaker: Lydia Sohn

Lydia's Talk: "We keep telling this story about ourselves: "we are dying." The only thing killing us is this narrative." The Rev. Lydia Sohn currently serves as the Senior-Pastor-in-Transition at St. Mark's United Methodist Church in San Diego, California (as of July...

UMC LEAD 2019 Speaker: Andrea Lingle

UMC LEAD 2019 Speaker: Andrea Lingle

Andrea’s Talk: “We harbor the Divine spark, but do so from a variety of viewpoints. Gathering at the table helps us to commit to difficult conversations.”