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2016 Grow By One Summit


Saturday, April 30, 2016

St. James United Methodist Church, Little Rock, Arkansas

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 Attend the Grow By One Summit to learn the hows — and whys — of faith sharing, preparing for guests,  and reaching the mission field!


Bishop Gary Mueller

Summit Preacher

Kay Kotan

Keynote Presenter


Who Should Attend?

  • Lay Leaders
  • Pastors
  • Committees/Teams centered on:
    • Evangelism
    • Discipleship
    • Mission
    • Outreach
    • Youth Leaders

What Workshops Are Available?

Click HERE to view Workshop Options

Congregations are encouraged to bring a team (or multiple teams) and send groups of two or more to Core Sessions and Lunch and Learn Discussions, so that your team can work together to create ministry action plans that combine your congregation’s strengths and passion with ideas you receive at the GROW BY ONE SUMMIT to connect to your mission field.

Register your Team!


Register as an Individual or Team



Contact Cathy at 501.324.8020 for information.


Grow By One Summit Schedule

9:00 Refreshments & Building Tours

9:30 Registration

10:00 Worship with Bishop Mueller

10:30 Get Their Name Plenary 1: Faith Sharing with Kay Kotan

11:30 Lunch

11:45 Lunch & Learn Discussions  (choose one of 14 options)

12:45 Get Their Name Plenary 2: Preparing for Guests with Kay Kotan

1:45 Break

2:10 Grow By One Core Session (Choose one of 9 options, A-I)

3:30 Break

3:45 Get Their Name Plenary 3: 21st Century Missionaries with Kay Kotan

4:45 Sending Forth Worship & Charge with Bishop Mueller


Where will the Summit be held?

St. James United Methodist Church, Little Rock Arkansas (

St. James United Methodist Church is located at 321 Pleasant Valley Drive in west Little Rock.

  • From I-430 you can take the Rodney Parham exit west. Along Rodney Parham, just past K-Mart, turn right (north) on Arkansas Valley Drive. Follow this to Pleasant Valley Drive, and turn right (east). The church is one block east, on the right side of Pleasant Valley Drive.
  • You may also take the Highway 10 (Cantrell Road) exit west from I-430. At the stoplight, turn left (south) on North Rodney Parham. Follow this to Pleasant Valley Drive, turning left (east) at the stoplight. Follow Pleasant Valley east for four blocks, and the church will be on your right.



Promote the Grow By One Summit in your Congregation

Find resources at the Summit Promotion Local Church Resource Page

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You are invited to the Arkansas Grow By One Summit on Saturday, April 30

It’s time to register for the Grow by One Summit! Set for 9 am – 5:15 pm, Saturday, April 30 at St. James UMC in Little Rock, the summit offers learning options for lay leaders, pastors, youth workers, and laity engaged in evangelism, discipleship, mission, outreach, and age level ministries.  Worship with Bishop Gary Mueller, followed by Keynote presenter Kay Kotan, co-author of the best-selling book, Get Their Name, sets the tone for a day packed with 9 core sessions and 14 informal lunch & learn discussions.  If you register by April 10, the cost is only $15 per person and includes your meal, a complimentary copy of Get Their Name, workshop materials, and a gift from Cokesbury.  Regular rate is $20 and cost at the door is $25.  Childcare is available with advance registration. Visit to register or for more information.  All are welcome!


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