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Intentional Interim Conference

Pray About It!

May 13, 2020 - May 14, 2020
Hillsdale, MI

Pray About It! The impact of prayer as systemic intervention in the life and ministry of a congregation in transition.

This workshop is focused on the effect of a robust biblical understanding and confident exercise of prayer in the systems, life, and ministry of a congregation in transition. Dr. Bill Dasch, a LCMS full-time pastor for 42 years who now leads a full-time prayer ministry will share his theological, psychological, and experiential insights into prayer as systemic intervention as congregations work through the Five Developmental Tasks of an interim time.

When & Where


May 13 - May 14

Michindoh Conference Center
4545 E. Bacon Rd.
Hillsdale, MI, 49242
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Rev. Dr. Bill Dasch

A cutting-edge leader in prayer for healing and wholeness (body, mind, and spirit), Dr. Dasch earned an M.Div. from Concordia Theological Seminary, Springfield, Ill. and an Ed.D. in counseling from Texas A & M at Commerce. He served three churches in 42 years as a pastor, and each grew and became a church of prayer. Dasch is known as a dynamic speaker who combines solid biblical teaching with real-life psychological issues. He has conducted workshops on various topics and spoken in Canada, Mexico, and many US states. He has also published articles in the Lutheran Witness and written a workbook and leader’s guide on Reclaiming the Healing and Wholeness Ministry of Jesus. Dasch and his wife Sheila have three sons.


Rev. Carl Bassett

Pastor Carl Bassett has bachelor’s degrees in Medical Technology, Chemistry, and Religious Studies from the University of South Florida, Tampa, and an M.Div. from Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, Ind. He was ordained in 1987 and served parishes in Illinois and Michigan for over thirty years. He retired in 2016 but has remained active in pastoral ministry, serving many congregations as Vacancy and Supply Pastor, as well as an Intentional Interim. Rev. Bassett and his wife Lisa have three daughters and two grandchildren.


Registration is now open.

Deadline to register is April 17, 2020.