Local Center Leader Training

LCN offers Local Center Leader Training to come along side our leaders and teach them how to effectively lead a local center. This is a chance to receive personal training, ask questions, and move forward in the process of starting your local center.


  1. Give new leaders a process to walk through prior to starting a local center.
  2. Give new leaders the opportunity to observe local centers in action.
  3. Meet with the LCN leadership team and other local center leaders.
  4. Receive training and Q&A about starting a new local center.
  5. Have an opportunity to bring a staff/volunteer member with you who will receive training to be responsible for the implementation of your new local center.


  1. Have talked with the LCN Director. (Phone/video)
  2. Have talked with a LCN Regional Leader. (Phone/video)
  3. Have become a member of LCN.
  4. Have made an initial commitment to start a LCN Local Center.
  5. Have a staff or volunteer who can assist you in leading a Local Center.
  6. Ready to begin meeting individually with pastors for lunch/coffee to build relationships.

Details and Training Schedules

Leesburg / Woodbridge, VA - September 5-6th, 2017


Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Dulles International Airport
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Key Contacts:

Toby Ward (LCN NE Director) – 703-568-2353
Chris Rhodenhizer (LCN-Woodbridge Leader) – 703-587-1092
Greg Wigfield (LCN-Leesburg Leader) – 703-431-1125
Linda Maedjaja (LCN Admin Assistant) – 434-386-1519


Hilton Garden Inn Alexandria Old Town
1620 Prince St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Book via 3rd party for best price (Hotels.com, Booking.com, Priceline.com, etc.)


Tuesday – September 5th

11:30pm – Meet with LCN Leadership Team

Destiny Church
37 Catoctin Cir SE
Leesburg, VA 20175

12:00pm – Observe the LCN-Leesburg Local Center Meeting
2:00pm – Break
2:30pm – LCN Leaders Training (Nuts and Bolts of Leading A Local Center)
4:45pm – Dismiss to Hotel
6:30pm – LCN Leaders Dinner (Vision by Jimmy & Sharing from LC Leaders)

Fish Market – **Dinner on LCN**
105 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314

8:30pm – Dismiss to Hotel

Wednesday – September 6th

8:30am – Travel to LCN-Woodbridge Local Center

Image Church
13900 Church Hill Dr.
Woodbridge, VA 22191

9:30am – Meet with LCN Leadership Team at Image Church
10:00am – Observe LCN-Leesburg Local Center Meeting
1:00pm – Meet with LCN leadership team to debrief
1:30pm – Travel to airport or home

Little Rock / Conway, AR - August 7-8th, 2017


Little Rock National Airport – LIT

Key Contacts:

Joe Snyder (MidWest Regional Director) – 870-834-1553
Joey Cook (MidWest Regional Leader) – 870-213-8158
Rob Wetzel (LCN Director) – 919-671-7495
Linda Maedjaja (LCN Admin Assistant) – 434-386-1519


Hampton Inn and Suites
320 River Market Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201
Rate is $109 per night.
Reserve room via Joe Snyder (870-834-1553)
** Pay with your own CC upon arrival **


Monday, August 7th

10:00am – Meet with LCN Leadership Team (Coffee & breakfast available)

Blue Sail Coffee
1028 Front St, Conway, AR 72032

11:30am – Observe the Conway Local Center Meeting (Lunch provided)

Second Baptist Church
2600 Dave Ward Drive, Conway, AR 72034

2:30pm – Debrief, training, and Q&A at Hampton Inn and Suites
6:30pm – Dinner – (Connecting/Sharing/Q&A)

South on Main – ** Dinner on LCN **
1304 Main St
Little Rock, AR 72202

8:30pm – Dismiss to Hotel

Tuesday, August 8th

11:00am – Meet with LCN Leadership Team at Sherwood Local Center

Bill Harmon Recreation Center
51 Shelby Rd, Sherwood, AR 72120

12:00pm – Observe Sherwood Local Center Meeting
** Have individual meetings with LCN Regional Leaders during meeting **

1:30pm – Dismiss and Travel to airport or home

Interested in Leading a Local Center?

Check out Chris Rhodenhizer’s Story about leading a Local Center.

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