Due to travel difficulties during the winter months,
the school will be held in the spring season
rather than the winter. Next year’s Pastors’ School is scheduled at Lakeshore Center at Okoboji, IA.
Lakeshore offers a relaxing atmosphere as well as being close to other free time activities. The format and schedule will be similar to that of previous Winter Pastors’ Schools. Rev. Dr. Ken McFayden (Below) will be the speaker. Mark your calendars now and plan to attend!

Lakeshore Center at Okoboji, 1864 Hwy. 86, Milford, IA 51351-7267

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Th.M. Ph.D.
Union Theological Seminary in Virginia, D.Min.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, B.A., B.A.

Kenneth J. McFayden serves as Academic Dean of the Richmond Campus and Professor of Ministry and Leadership Development. Courses he teaches are in the areas of congregational leadership and administration. He has provided leadership for international travel seminars to Brazil, Ghana, Korea and China.

In addition to his teaching and administrative roles, Dr. McFayden has served as keynote speaker on the topic of leadership and change in a variety of settings. He has conducted numerous workshops and consultations for clergy and lay professionals in the theory and practice of leadership, and in team development, strategic planning, and conflict management.

Prior to joining the seminary faculty in March of 2000, he served as Executive Director of North Central Career Development Center in New Brighton, MN from 1994-2000. Previously, he served as a hospital chaplain in Louisville, KY from 1991-1994, and as an associate pastor in Alliance, OH from 1986-1990. He is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Through the years, the Foundation has provided over a million dollars to support many educational events, workshops and/or seminars which cover a wide range of topics and serve anywhere from 10 to more than 200 people. Teaching Elders, Commissioned Ruling Elders (CREs) and Lay Leaders all greatly benefit from LifeLong Learning events that are located within their Presbytery or state.

The following are events that have received grants from
Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation for the 2019 calendar year.


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