Bishop Lewis challenged each church in the Virginia Conference to develop an intentional discipleship plan by 2020.

On March 15, 2018 Phil Maynard will present How to Develop Intentional Discipleship in order to help your church embrace that challenge. Whether you have an existing discipleship system in place or are just getting started, don’t miss this opportunity to deepen discipleship in your congregation.

Who: All Arlington and Alexandria clergy and those responsible for discipleship in the local church.

What: This workshop will help your church live into or create a new plan for making disciples.

When: Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 9:00 a.m.— 3:00 p.m.

Where: Floris UMC (13600 Frying Pan Rd, Herndon, VA 20171)

Cost: $2o/person (includes event workbook and lunch)  Participants may also purchase Phil’s Membership to Discipleship book during the registration process for an additional $10.

Register: Register Today!


Dr. Phil Maynard has served as Director, Path 1 Coaching Network (Discipleship Ministries) Director, Excellence in Ministry Coaching ( and Director, Coach Training for Leaders ( Before taking an early retirement to enter a full-time ministry of coaching, consulting, and training, Phil served as Director of Congregational Excellence for the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church. Phil is a graduate of Duke Divinity School (M.Div & Th.M); University of Kansas (M.S. Ed); and Drew (D.Min). He is a contributing author for the Transform One resource (ChurchSmart) and author of: Membership to Discipleship, Discovering the Possibilities, SHIFT, Tips, Tools & Activities, Foundations, Discipleship Coach Training Workbook, and the Real Discipleship Survey/Personal Report.


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