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2017 CCDA National Conference FAQs

2017 CCDA National Conference FAQs

When will registration open? Registration opened in March, 2017. When will volunteer applications be available? Volunteer applications will be available beginning August 1, 2017. Can I register more than one person at a time? Yes. Members and non-members alike can purchase multiple tickets for any event within the CCDA National Conference. Tickets do not need […]

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2017 CCDA National Conference Sponsors

Sponsors of the 2017 CCDA National Conference are passionate about biblical justice and bringing shalom to marginalized neighborhoods. Their support makes our annual gathering affordable for attendees who are practicing or learning about the Christian Community Development Philosophy and provides an environment to develop practical and theological responses to today’s pressing social issues. Download the […]

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2017 CCDA National Conference Networking

CCDA is all about relationships, and networking is one of the best ways we know to build community around common concerns, contexts and ministry interests. As we continue to bring Detroit 2017 together, we are inviting CCDA members to submit a proposal for either private or open networking sessions to further strengthen our connections with […]

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2017 CCDA National Conference Speakers

  See the following #ccdaDetroit plenary speakers below   Pastor Gail Song Bantum — Gail is the Executive Pastor at Quest Church in Seattle, WA. Her passion is to prophetically call people, groups, and organizations to become all that God says they are, through the lens of Identity, Leadership Development, and Discipleship. As a second […]

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New to CCDA? Check out these workshops

While our National Conference is a reunion for many, we also recognize that it is a first-time experience for a good deal of you. We try to provide a wide array of workshops that are relevant and applicable for practitioners at every level of experience, and we recognize that your first experience of CCDA’s conference […]

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Modern Day Slavery Workshop Series

At the 2016 National Conference, we will take a close look at human trafficking and modern day slavery. This is an important issue of Biblical justice and advocacy. In the midst of an amazing lineup of workshops, we wanted to highlight the human trafficking and modern day slavery workshop track. We’re partnering with some incredible [...]
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Cohort leaders to facilitate workshops in LA

In the midst of the incredible 80+ workshops scheduled, we wanted to highlight the workshops being taught by some of our Cohort leaders. Our Leadership Cohort members are experienced and respected practitioners and leaders in their communities––we’re so pleased to have their voices in our workshop lineup. Through the Cohort experience, our hope is that […]

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Speaker: Enid Almanzar

    Enid Almanzar Enid M. Almanzar is the Director of Ministry Mobilization at American Bible Society. By providing strategic oversight in the development of contextually relevant resources for urban communities, Enid works alongside thousands of churches and ministries with a specific focus on the Metro New York area. During her tenure, Enid was a […]

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Speaker: Coach

    Wayne “Coach” Gordon Affectionately known in his community as “Coach”, Dr. Wayne Gordon is founding Pastor of Lawndale Community Church and co-founder and President of the Christian Community Development Association. He is a graduate of Wheaton College and Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, and received his Doctor of Ministry from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary. […]

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Speaker: Lina Thompson

    Lina Thompson Lina was installed as the pastor & teaching elder of Lake Burien Presbyterian Church in March 2015. Most of her 30 years of ministry prior to Lake Burien PC was spent as a national trainer, mentor and practitioner in community and youth development. She has a passion to see young people […]

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