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Leadership Forum 2016

September 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


“What we wish we had known when we started”

Four international church leaders share valuable insights on effective leadership in ministry.

Sam Smucker and his wife Sherlyn have pastored the Worship Center in Lancaster, PA for almost forty years. Sam oversees Worship Center Ministers’ Network and is the Northeast Regional Director for the RHEMA Ministerial Association International. Visit worshipcenter.org.

Lester Zimmerman and his wife Emma have pastored Petra Church in New Holland, PA for almost thirty years.  They also oversee the Hopewell Network of Churches with seventeen churches stateside and five international networks. Visit petra.church.

Larry Kreider and his wife LaVerne planted a Pennsylvania church that grew into DOVE International, a worldwide family of churches and ministries. Larry serves as international director, trains leaders globally and authored thirty-six books. Visit dcfi.org.

Barry Wissler pastored Ephrata Community Church for thirty-seven years.  His passion for the Kingdom of God focuses on leading HarvestNet International, a network of churches and ministries.  Barry and his wife Cheryl help with church leadership development in many nations. Visit harvestnetinternational.com.

This event is Co-Sponsored by The Alumni Council, Evangelical Seminary, and School of Lifelong Learning, and will be held in Dech Chapel of Evangelical Seminary. Registration begins at 8:30 am. For questions contact Ken Nafziger at knafziger@evangelical.edu.


house-to-houseEach registrant that attends will receive a free copy of the book, Straight Talk to Leaders, co-authored by our four speakers, courtesy of House to House publications. Visit h2hp.com.

Online registration is now closed.  Please call Marsha at 717.866.5775 x2130 to see if we still have room available.


September 13
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Ken Nafziger


Evangelical Seminary
121 South College Street
Myerstown, PA 17067-1299 United States
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