Are you or your church wondering how to get started on your WIG journey? Then join us for FIRST STEPS to discuss some of the ways you can launch the WIG in your church. Early in 2018, each geographic district will be hosting a WIG First Steps workshop. The sessions will be lead by Rev. Mike Ramsdell, executive director for the Smith Center for Evangelism & Church Growth, and Jeff Roper, executive director of the Robert's Center for Leadership.
Each workshop is scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with lunch provided. All pastors and key lay leadership are encouraged to participate in the workshop in your home district (New Church Start churches are encouraged to attend in their geographic district), though any and all are welcome to participate in any of the offered workshops. The dates and times of the events are listed below.


North District, January 27, 2018 @ University UMC, Fort Worth

Central District, February 10, 2018 @ Austin Avenue UMC, Waco

East District, February 17, 2018 @ First UMC, Midlothian

South District, February 24, 2018 @ Salado UMC

West District, March 3, 2018 @ First UMC, Cross Plains