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Rio Texas Black Church Development Design Team Leadership Training with Rev. Olu Brown

  • 7603 Eagle Ledge San Antonio, TX, 78249 United States (map)

Think Like A New Church ~ Act Like A New Church!
Moving from “Come and See” to “Go and Do!”

Guest presenters for this leadership training are Olujimi “Olu” Brown, the Lead Pastor of Impact Church, Dawn Wright, Chief Operating Pastor of Impact and Ted Florence, CFO of Impact.

Olu Brown is the Founding Leader of Impact Church ( With Olu’s vision and leadership, since its founding in 2007, Impact has grown from a core team of 25 people to more than 1,800 attendees each Sunday with a $2M budget, making it the fastest growing United Methodist Church (85% over five years) and new church start in the United States. Impact Church is a multicultural gathering of people who are committed to sharing the love of Christ with the world.

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Olu Brown is the author of “Zero to 80: Innovative Ideas for Planting and Accelerating Church Growth” and “Leadership Directions from Moses: On the Way to a Promised Land. His newest book: 4D Impact: Smash Barriers Like a Smart Church is expected on April 16, 2019. 

The Rio Texas Conference delegates to the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection Leadership Institute 2017 in Leawood KS and the pastors attending the 2018 Rio Texas Clergy Convocation experienced Olu Brown’s dynamitic, uplifting and inspirational preaching and teaching sessions.

The purpose of this training is to share vision and equip existing churches desiring a greater fruitfulness with proven new church practices, tools and leadership resources to move them toward a greater missional effectiveness that impacts their membership, community and overall church vitality. 


General Sessions Topics:

Vision Casting          Building Effective Volunteer Teams          Marketing strategies

Budgeting that Works       Impacting Your Community            Worship Design

Clergy and Lay Leadership Teams

Saturday, December 8, 2018
8:30 am – 3:30 pm

St. Paul UMC
508 N. Center Street
San Antonio, TX 78202

We hope each pastor will bring a team of key leaders to the event. The entire team from a church can combine registrations on this single form.

Your RSVP is requested by November 28, 2018.

To RSVP for the event, please register online:

That will take you to the online registration form. Registration Fee is $10.00, Lunch is Included.  

Or you may also contact Todd Hardee at or 830-377-2090 with the following information: Your Name, Church Name, Names of ALL Team Members attending, Contact Phone Number, and Contact Email

Hurry Seating is Limited!

Earlier Event: December 8
2018 Women’s Advent Retreat