Summit Information

The Mission and Justice Summit is an exciting opportunity for United Methodists from across Indiana to gather, learn, and share about mission and service opportunities.
During the Summit, participants will discover new ways to become more missional and to share what their churches are doing to impact their communities.
Our keynote speaker will be Rev. Jeff Newton, Executive Director of Kokomo Urban Outreach.  In his talk, he will share about the importance of being in ministry WITH the poor.  There will be many different workshops led by seasoned ministry experts.  Plus, there will be exhibit tables that you can visit and learn more about opportunities to participate in mission and justice ministries.
All attendees will have an opportunity to win a 5,000 meal packing event donated by Pack Away Hunger!
During the registration process you will need to select one workshop for each session as follows:
Session 1
  • Partnering With Your Local Schools - Led by Peggy Kinsey and Marsha Worthington
  • Food and Feeding Programs With The Poor - Led by Angie Kidd
  • Involving Youth In Mission & Service - Led by Liz Simmonds and Troy Richards
  • Discover Your Mission Field Using MissionInsite - Led by Emily Reece and Ed Fenstermacher
  • Networking Time
Session 2
  • Engaging In Community Ministry - Led by Emma Loane and Missi Koenig
  • Forming Racial Discussion Circles - Led by Michelle Cobb and Debra Jarvis
  • Involving Children in Mission and Outreach - Led by Marlene Fenstermacher
  • Networking Time
Session 3
  • Disability Awareness … more than wheelchair ramps - Led by Beth DeHoff
  • Fair Trade as Ministry With The Poor - Led by Anne Wright
  • Plan a Mission Trip For Your Church - Led by Andrew Attwood
  • Networking Time
Session 4
  • Forming a Church Green Team - Led by Adele Hoskin
  • Influence Local Officials and Advocate for Change - Led by Dan Gangler
  • Disaster Response and UMCOR - Led by Allison Curts
  • You Can Do Prison and Jail Ministry - Led by Perry Richards 
  • Networking Time

Event Details

Date:  April 21, 2018
Time:  8:30 am to 4:00 pm ET
Location:  Grace UMC
                    1300 E Adams Dr
                     Franklin IN
Cost:  $15.00 per person
Registration deadline:  April 16, 2018 at 11:59 pm

Hotel Information

For those that want to arrive on Friday evening a block of rooms has been held at Quality Inn, 150 Lovers Lane, Franklin IN 46131 (317)346-6444.  Reservations must be made directly with the hotel.  $89.99 single and $99.99 double plus taxes.  Reservations must be made directly with the hotel by Friday April 6 identifying the group as United Methodist Church.

Payment Information

Online payments by Visa and MasterCard
Print a copy of your registration for your receipt.

Check payments must be mailed within 7 days of registration.  Please include a copy of your registration with your check.

Make checks payable to INUMC
Mail to:
Attn:  Lisa Timmerman
301 Pennsylvania Parkway
Indianapolis, IN 46280