November 2023
UMCD Leadership Conference group photo of conference participants

The UMCD Leadership Conference “Ministry of All Believers” was held November 3-5, 2023 at Walnut Hill Church, A Ministry of Lovers Lane UMC, 10066 Marsh Lane, Dallas, TX 75229.

It began on November 2 with a travel day. Training started Friday morning, November 3 and ended Sunday morning with Deaf livestream worship and interpreted worship services at Walnut Hill and Lovers Lane UMC.

Read the report on the UMD blog. The total participation over the three days of the UMCD conference was 53. Attendance at workshops:

  • interpreter:16
  • UMC leadership: 7
  • Demystifying the Bible: 8
  • Pastoral Care: 7
  • local and global mission: 9
  • Spiritual gifts: 7
  • Making Tamales: 4
  • Lay Servant, basic: 9
  • Lay Servant, Advanced: 8
There were 7 workshop leaders. The keynote dinner had 42 attendees, the awards banquet, 48.

Conference Newsletter in Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Word.
Yatosha Deaf Ministry brochure in Adobe Acrobat.