LEAD 2021 Speakers
Larissa has a deep-rooted dedication to take care of God’s creation and to love other people.
Richard will be speaking along with Kacie Hopkins and Larissa Sales on the experience of being a clergy spouse.
Rev. Alexis Brown currently serves as a Campus Minister at Howard University and an Associate of Asbury United Methodist Church, located in Washington, DC.
Joe answered the call to vocational ministry after a career in journalism, marketing and graphic design.
I am a recovering church bureaucrat who has found a new mission calling.
Hillary Taylor is an ordained elder in the South Carolina United Methodist Annual Conference.
Rev. Tyler Sit is the pastor and church planter of New City Church, a multiethnic community in South Minneapolis.
I’m an ordained deacon in the UMC and in ministry as Associate Pastor at Oak Grove UMC in Decatur, Ga.
Holly Reynolds Lee is the Director of Voices In Praise (VIP), a nonprofit, faith-based, community choir open to all youth in Grades 6-12.
Matt Kelley is an Elder in the United Methodist Church currently serving in Extension Ministry in Louisville, KY.
Breanna is the pastor of Trinity: Madison, a United Methodist Church located near the University of WI and the Content Curation and Innovation Coordinator at the Wisconsin Council of Churches.
Wendy is the pastor of Two Rivers Church – A United Methodist Community, a new church start in Charleston, South Carolina.
Rev. Sarah Howell-Miller is a pastor at Green Street United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem, NC and the Faith in Harm Reduction Program Coordinator with the National Harm Reduction Coalition.
Kacie is passionate about the power of art as healing. She is the Co-Founder of Wildflower Enterprises.
Brittney serves as the director of the children, youth and family ministries at a United Methodist Church in Issaquah, Wa.
Dr. Ferguson is the current Senior Pastor of Wesley Church of Hope United Methodist Church and Clair United Methodist Church in Columbus, OH.