UMC LEAD 2019 Speaker: Brandon Wrencher

UMC LEAD 2019 Speaker: Brandon Wrencher

Brandon’s Talk: “Liberating Churches are an emergent pathway for following Jesus in a way that is actively seeking freedom from white supremacy and empire.” Rev. Brandon Wrencher is a minister and organizer working within faith, education, and...
LEAD 2020 Site Immersions in Seattle

LEAD 2020 Site Immersions in Seattle

Explore Seattle’s unique spaces, places, and people! One of the aspects that makes the Lead Conference distinct is that it takes place in different cities each year. Instead of spending the whole conference at one location, we will spend Monday afternoon exploring...
Announcing the LEAD 2020 Speakers

Announcing the LEAD 2020 Speakers

The 2020 LEAD Conference is excited to announce 14 speakers who will be taking the LEAD stage January 12-15, 2020 in Seattle, WA. Those speakers are: Sophia Agtarap Ronald Bell Lindsey Bell-Kerr DJ del Rosario Meredith Dodd Dottie Escobedo-Frank Kacie Hopkins Andy...
LEAD 2020 Speaker: Lindsey Bell-Kerr

LEAD 2020 Speaker: Lindsey Bell-Kerr

Lindsey’s Talk: The ship may be sinking, but also – it’s on fire. REGISTER FOR LEAD 2020 About Lindsey I’m an openly gay ordained pastor in the California-Nevada Annual Conference. Originally from Western Pennsylvania, I attending college in...
LEAD 2020 Speaker: DJ del Rosario

LEAD 2020 Speaker: DJ del Rosario

DJ’s Talk: While DJ was on a training run for his marathon, he noticed a lump in his leg. One year later doctors were not able to diagnose him. For his LEAD talk, DJ will share his story of chemo, moving to disability and his evolving identity from broken to...