Reggie McNeal

Becoming a Thriving Missional Church

A Seminar by Reggie McNeal Sponsored by the Classis of Chicago and the Synod of Mid-America


Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Today, churches are struggling to reach out to a world that desperately needs to be reached. Is your church wondering how to do this and do it well? Wonder no more! All church, ministry leaders, and staff are urged to attend this seminar by noted Missional Leadership Specialist and author Reggie McNeal.

Discover how your church can be less inwardly focused and more oriented toward the culture and community around it. Hear the latest trends in churches around the world. Learn three shifts your church can take to become more missionally engaged.

Seminar topics and breakout sessions will include:

  •  The missional church movement
  •  Trends in the church around the world
  •  The latest findings on church engagement in the United States
  •  Three shifts to becoming more missionally engaged by congregations and church leaders
  •  Reallocating resources to support a missional church
  •  The rise of the network church at the city level and neighborhood

Who should attend?

  • ANY leader involved in ministry
  • Elders
  • Deacons
  • Pastors
  • Consistory members
  • Church staff
  • Anyone who is interested in learning about the future of the church

The cost of this seminar is $10 per person and will cover lunch and a DVD recording of the sessions. You can register by filling out the form on the bottom of this page. Once filling out the form, you will be taken to a PayPal page where you can pay with any credit card safely and securely.

Prefer to register by mail? Not a problem! Send your name and all attendees' names, address, phone number, and a check payable to Calvary Church to:
Calvary Church
Attn: Reggie McNeal Event
16100 S. 104th Ave.
Orland Park, IL 60467

Questions? You can contact us at

About Reggie McNeal
Dr. Reggie McNeal enjoys helping people, leaders, and Christian organizations pursue more intentional lives. He currently serves as the Missional Leadership Specialist for Leadership Network of Dallas, TX.

Reggie’s past experience involves over a decade as a denominational executive and leadership development coach. He also served in local congregational leadership for over twenty years, including being the founding pastor of a new church. Reggie has lectured or taught as adjunct faculty for multiple seminaries, including Fuller Theological (Pasadena, CA), Southwestern Baptist (Ft. Worth, TX), Golden Gate Baptist (San Francisco, CA), Trinity Divinity School (Deerfield, IL), Columbia International (Columbia, SC), and Seminary of the Southwest (Austin TX), . In addition, he has served as a consultant to local church, denomination, and para-church leadership teams, as well as seminar developer and presenter for thousands of church leaders across North America. He has also resourced the United States Army Chief of Chaplains Office (the Pentagon), The Chaplains’ Training School (Ft. Jackson), Air Force chaplains, and the Air Force Education and Training Command. Reggie’s work also extends to the business sector, including The Gallup Organization.

Reggie has contributed to numerous publications and church leadership journals. His books include Revolution in Leadership (Abingdon Press, 1998), A Work of Heart: Understanding How God Shapes Spiritual Leaders (Jossey-Bass, 2000), The Present Future (Jossey-Bass, 2003), Practicing Greatness (Jossey-Bass, 2006), Get A Life! (Broadman & Holman, 2007), Missional Renaissance: Changing the Scorecard for the Church (Jossey-Bass, 2009), and Missional Communities: The Rise of the Post-Congregational Church (Jossey-Bass, 2011).

Reggie’s education includes a B.A. degree from the University of South Carolina and the M.Div. and Ph.D. degrees both from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Reggie and his wife Cathy make their home in Columbia, South Carolina.


Who is sponsoring this event?
The Classis of Chicago and the Synod of Mid-America, Reformed Church of America.

Is it possible for us to pay at the door?
Absolutely! Just bring cash or a check (payable to Calvary Church) to cover the cost of $10 per person.

Is it possible to pay one fee for an entire group online?
Yes. Just calculate how many people are coming at $10 per head and then input the price on the form.

Is this open to the public?
Yes. Anyone who is interested in learning about the future of the church is encouraged to attend.

I can't make it. Can I get a video of this event?
Due to licensing and permission rights, only attendees who come to this event will be eligible to receive a mailed DVD recording of the day.