LEAD 2022 Speakers
Marcus Jones is the current Wesley Campus Ministry Director and Pastor at Midwestern State University, and is a native of Dallas, Texas.
Rev. Cathy Sweeney has a passion for leading discussions about God’s work in the world and encouraging individuals to find their place in God’s work.
Christopher Wurpts currently serves as an Associate Pastor at Paradise Valley United Methodist Church.
Toska Medlock Lee is the lead event manager and content development specialist for the National Prison Summit on Mass Incarceration and Social Justice presented by Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century.
Nichole Myles is a nonprofit executive, speaker and consultant living in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.
Nathan Webb is the lead pastor and founder of Checkpoint Church, the church for nerds, geeks, and gamers.
As a global leader of collegiate ministry and Methodist-related higher education, Michael is a highly sought-after consultant, coach, and presenter.
Laura is an Elder in the North Georgia Conference of the UMC serving the amazing justice-seeking congregation at Oconee Street.
Krystal Woolston is the Assistant Director of the Center for Community Engagement at Montclair State University.
Hillary Taylor is a resident chaplain at Prisma Health Hospital in Greenville, SC.
Gabe strives to empower others in the church to embrace their gifts, be willing to be equipped and resourced to serve and take their place along side him in serving their community.
Dana is the Racial Justice Organizer for the Minnesota Annual Conference and Minister of Public Witness for New City Church in Minneapolis.
Rev. Chelsea Peddecord is a Texas native, serving at Highland Park United Methodist Church as a Youth Pastor and commissioned Deacon.
Caleb Pitkin is a pastor in Chattanooga, Tennessee. For the past 4 years he has also been a hobby blacksmith.
Anthony loves studying systems, organizational development, leadership development, business psychology, and board games.
Tym hopes to share his story in a way that allows others to explore vulnerable areas of their life and reconcile them to God.
Dr. Ross’ passion is to reconnect the church with holistic ministry with the poor as modeled by Christ and the earliest Methodists.