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ICSC Region XIII Stewardship Conference

Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming

The Region XIII Stewardship Conference will discuss everything from Stewardship as a Way of Life to the nuts-and-bolts of parish offertory. We will cover topics such as online giving, stewardship formation at the parish and stewardship within Hispanic communities. The conference invites all pastors, priests, parish staffs, parish volunteers and all Catholics interested in Stewardship.

Cost: $50. Includes welcome reception on Thursday evening, hearty breakfast and lunch on Friday.



Fr. Andrew Kemberling
Ms. Sherry Weddell
Mr. Tracy Welliver
Mr. Mike DiCosola
Mr. Brian Walsh
Mr. Terry Poplava
Ms. Katie Herzing
Mr. Javier Cervantes
Mr. Peter Droege
And more!

Speaker Bios


Hosted by Most Rev. Michael J. Sheridan, Bishop of Colorado Springs

Fr. Larry Solan, Pastor, St. Patrick Catholic Church

Thursday and Friday June 1 and 2, 2017

St. Patrick Catholic Church

6455 Brook Park Dr

Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Register Here

Conference Schedule

Thursday June 1, 2017

5:30 PM Welcome and opening remarks

6:00 PM Sherry Weddell, Thursday Keynote Speaker

7:00 PM Colorado Craft Beer Tasting with heavy hors d’ oeuvres, courtesy of Faith Direct

Friday June 2, 2017

8:00 AM Mass celebrated by Bishop Michael Sheridan

8:30 AM Breakfast

9:00 AM Fr. Andrew Kemberling, Friday Keynote Speaker

Conference Track One: Stewardship as a way of life for all Catholics

10:00 A.M. Basics of Christian Stewardship; John Kaloudis, Director of Stewardship and Development, Diocese of Salt Lake City

11:00 A.M. Engaging Parishioners: Opening Hearts to Discipleship; Terry Poplava, Our Sunday Visitor

12:00 Lunch: Tracy Welliver, Everyday Stewardship

1:30 P.M. The Essentials of Hispanic Ministry in Stewardship; Javier Cervantes, Director of Hispanic Ministry, Diocese of Colorado Springs

2:30: Successful Stewardship in a multi-cultural parish; Ann-Marie Jackson, Queen of Peace Catholic Parish in Aurora, CO

Conference Track Two: the Stewardship Parish

10:00 A.M. The language of Stewardship; Mike DiCosola, My Parish App

11:00 A.M. What makes an Amazing Parish; Peter Droege, The Amazing Parish

12:00 Lunch: Tracy Welliver, Everyday Stewardship

1:30 P.M. Practical Tools for Digital Evangelization; Katie Herzing, Our Sunday Visitor

2:30 P.M. Planned Giving: taking stewardship to a new level within our Catholic Churches; Jamie Crane, planned giving officer, Diocese of Colorado Springs and Greg Ring, Fulcrum Philanthropy Systems.

3:30: Q&A with speaker panel

4:30: Closing remarks (and music)

Hotels and Lodging Options

The Academy Hotel Colorado Springs: Rooms at $119 per night (book before May 1 use code: regionxiii)

Other hotels along N. Academy Blvd in Colorado Springs:

La Quinta Inn and Suites

Days Inn