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District Stewardship Leaders Conference

Stewards of Creation

February 21, 2019 - February 23, 2019
Tempe, AZ

STEWARDS OF CREATION is the theme for this year’s conference. So much cultural emphasis is put on “being green” and “protecting the environment” it is important to remember that we are stewards of creation and what God has to say about that.

When & Where


February 21 @ 2:00 pm - February 23 @ 11:30 am

DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix Tempe
2100 South Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ, 85282
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Keynote Speaker

Rev. Dr. Charles P. Arand

Rev. Dr. Charles P. Arand, Director of the Center for the Care of Creation and Professor of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary in Saint Louis will be our keynote speaker this year.


Online registration is now closed. If you still need to register please contact Jennifer Rumberger at 734.665.3791 ext. 262

Additional Information

Items of note:

  • Please note that our conference starts at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoon and will adjourn on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. You are welcome to arrive Wednesday and stay through Sunday or Monday as your schedule allows.
  • The Conference Registration Fee is $150 per person; spouses are an additional $35. The deadline for registration is January 25, 2019. A confirmation will be emailed to you after registering online.
  • The Conference Assessment Form will be mailed to your District office.  (This assessment is in addition to the registration fee.  Please approve payment by your office and have them return it by February 1, 2019.)
  •  Agenda

Pricing for the DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix – Tempe is $159 single or double. You will receive two breakfast buffet vouchers per room per day. Please make your reservations directly with the DoubleTree: 800.528.6481 no later than January 25, 2019, but if you plan on staying beyond Saturday be sure to reserve your room ASAP. The group code you will need to reserve your room is MDS.

If you have any questions, please contact me 734.645.4792 or Jennifer Rumberger 888.225.2111 ext. 262. On behalf of the Planning Committee, we look forward to seeing you in Tempe, February 21, 2019.


Rev. Dr. Richard J. Wolfram
Assistant to the President – Stewardship Ministries
Michigan District, LCMS