Wednesday Webinars

Topical discussions with special guests to discuss the relevant matters at hand

Get ideas and perspective with this archive of past Bi-Weekly Wednesday discussions!

November 11: Zach Zehnder

A discussion with the author of the Red Letter Challenge and implementing the 40-day challenge during the 2021 Lenten season at many churches in the Atlantic District

November 4: Dr. Jason Broge Pt. 2

Dr. Jason Broge, director of curriculum design and development at Lutheran Hour Ministries begins the first of a 3-part series on a data-driven exploration household based ministry.

This session session builds upon upon the previous discussion, expanding on the spirituality in different types of households

October 21: Dr. Jason Broge Pt. 1

Dr. Jason Broge, director of curriculum design and development at Lutheran Hour Ministries begins the first of a 3-part series on a data-driven exploration household based ministry.

This session redefines the idea of 'Households' with a scriptural understanding of what they really are - and expands our concept of what it means to be of the same household.

August 26: Dale Meyer

As we have moved through COVID-19 and observed so many changes, Rev. Dr. Meyer offers some thoughts in the midst of the changing world around us. God's Word teaches us that the church is the bride of Christ and has a definite future and plan. Rev. Dr. Meyer will share from his experience and wisdom. This will be a conversation not to be missed.

July 15, 2020: Dr. Brian Fast

Self Care for the Shepherd: "Practical implications and tools for leaders re: our schedules, recreation, and willingness to delegate, because God cares as much about it being well in your soul as he does about you joining Him in helping others be well in their souls."

June 3, 2020: Billy Brath

Rev. Billy Brath brings ideas and lessons learned from around the LCMS in regards to covid-restricted gatherings, phased reopenings, financial stewardship, and continued ministry expansion. This includes exploring the theories and arguments that have led pastors and leaders to the decisions made.

May 27, 2020: John Nunes

These are different times. They are times that continue to change on an ongoing basis. These challenging times require all of us to evaluate our own leadership as we serve the church and our congregations. Rev. Dr. Nunes is taking time to speak into this moment as we face these challenges.

April 22, 2020: Stephen Hokana

Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Steve Hokana of LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces will be joining us. His presentation will cover: Engaging our Lutheran identity to navigate through trauma. The COVID Crisis our Anfechtung and will talk through two check-lists for navigating through COVID-19

April 29, 2020: Ken Doka

Dr. Doka is a retired LCMS trained pastor in the Atlantic District. His presentation is titled: Ministry in the COVID-19 Epidemic. Dr. Kenneth J. Doka is a Professor Emeritus at the Graduate School of The College of New Rochelle and Senior Consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America.

April 2, 2020: PPP Discussion

A discussion with the experts regarding the Payroll Protection Program introduced in late March, 2020.

May 20, 2020: John Scibilia

John formed and lead Lutheran Disaster Response of New York (LDRNY) immediately after 9/11. He helped direct our recovery and relief efforts in the midst of an incredibly difficult unique time. John brings a unique perspective in the midst of this pandemic. While this experience with COVID-19 is different, there are still many things we can learn from his leadership during the response.

May 13, 2020: Bill Woolsey

Bill Woolsey of FiveTwo Network, joins us on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. He will be speaking into the uncertainty and fear of the moment in light of COVID-19. He will be sharing his thoughts as we start thinking about the future. What lessons are we learning? How is ministry changing? What does this mean as for the church, outreach, and more. I am sure it will be a good conversation, with many more questions to follow

April 1: Darryl Zimmerman

Rev. Darrel Zimmerman of Grace Place wellness will be joining us to talk about personal wellness.