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CU Louisville Center to host Contagious Churches and Leaders conference May 6-8


April 16, 2013
For Immediate Release

By Lucas Pennington, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — Campbellsville University Louisville Education Center will host a Contagious Churches and Leaders conference Monday, May 6 through Wednesday, May 8 spotlighting Intergenerational Church Leadership.

Each day the conference will begin at 8:30 a.m. and last until 5 p.m. at Campbellsville University’s Louisville Education Center located at 2303 Greene Way, Louisville.

This year’s Contagious Churches and Leaders Conference will focus on the mission idea that every church can become intentionally intergenerational featuring Dr. Tim Elmore, Rick Howerton, Dr. Shane Garrison, and Jon Weece.
Elmore, founder and president of Growing Leaders, has done extensive research into the study of generations and is a dynamic communicator who uses principles, images and stories to strengthen leaders.

Howerton, author, small group trainer and church consultant, is a leader in the development of small groups through his work in the local church and through both Lifeway and the Navigators.

Garrison, assistant professor of educational ministries at Campbellsville University, is considered one of the great minds and voices for building healthy churches today, both as a professor and pastor, and consultant with churches across the southwest and Midwest.

Weece, lead follower of Southland Christian Church in Lexington, Ky., leads one of the fastest growing churches in America.

Elmore and Weece will speak Tuesday, May 7.

To attend the full three days the cost is $129, or to attend half of the conference (2 days) the cost is $99, choosing any two of the three days.

College credit (graduate or undergraduate) for this conference can be earned through Campbellsville University, but registration must be completed prior to the conference.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,600 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is