District 9 Parish Leadership Development Seminar Hosted by the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Church in Somerville
On November 14, 2012, the Metropolis of Boston held it’s District 9 Parish Leadership Development Seminar at the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Church in Somerville. The 2012-13 theme, Transforming Parish Leadership/Developing Emerging Leaders, featured keynote speaker Theo Nicolakis, Chief Information Officer for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The Series is designed to empower current and future parish leaders by modernizing existing paradigms and creating new paradigms that enhance parish planning, communication, and Ministry development. After a light dinner, participants joined discussion sessions to delve further into Parish Leadership, Mentoring and Engaging Emerging Leaders. Participants left with tools, tangible resources and practical knowledge to utilize and adopt within their local communities. The Emerging Leaders discussion included a survey designed to capture data from Contemporary Professionals as a component of the Metropolis of Boston Leadership 100 grant.