Everence Development Conference 2019

Learn how to nurture generosity into a strong and promising future! 

At a glance

Image of sunrise over mountain silhouette and text Embracing New Horizons - 2019 Everence Development Conference
Join your peers Oct. 8-10 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania!


Embracing new horizons

Oct. 8 - 10, 2019

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Plenary speakers:

Who should attend?

  • Fund-raising executives and their staff
  • Senior staff and board members
  • Education Leaders Gathering participants
  • National, regional and congregational church leaders and pastors

Network and gain inspiration with peers who are passionate about funding values-based missions. Learn together about:

  • Philanthropic trends and charitable strategies
  • Giving tools to navigate complex donor goals
  • Organizational leadership and board development
  • Insights on church giving and plans
  • How to build, grow and sustain donor relationships


Registration, schedule and workshop information: To come!


  • At a glance
  • Plenary speakers
At a glance

Dates and location

Conference Oct. 8-10, 2019

Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square
25 South Queen St.
Lancaster, PA 17603


Mennonite Schools Council is partnering with Everence to hold its Education Leaders Gathering as part of the conference.


Contact Everence at devconf@everence.com or call Lisa Doutlick, Conference Planner, (800) 348-7468 ext. 3202.

Plenary speakers

Dr Joseph Manickam

President, Hesston College

Penelope Burk

President, Cygnus Applied Research 

Ted Swartz

Founder and Leader, Ted & Co.