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Lillian Price
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Professional Summary
Experienced, creative and disciplined leader with a strong track record of leading non-profit organizations toward financial health as well as strengthening volunteer capacity to serve.  Excellent manager of people, resources and goals toward a greater organizational mission and vision.  Handles challenges thoughtfully and strategically with the end goal in mind.
Skills

- Team Building - Fundraising

- Creativity and Innovation - Trust Building

- Social Perceptiveness - Disciplined Self Starter

Experience
New Church Development Coordinator 07/2013 to Present
Great Plains United Methodist Conference Wichita, KS
Provide support and oversightto the development of new churches in the Great Plains Annual Conference.  Works alongside District Superintendents toenvision, strategize and execute the plans for new churches.  Coordinates, directs and resources the GreatPlains Annual Conference Commission on New Church Development, Inc. toenvision, strategize and execute plans for new churches.  Assures that administrative procedures arefollowed. 
- Developed five year strategy to start 20 new churches by 2020 securing a 5 million investment from the Annual Conference
- Created multi-level training system for recruiting, assessing, training and planting new church leaders
- Implemented five touch process for managing current new church plants to ensure accountability for funding and providing support with best practices conversations on a consistent basis
- Manage $700,000 budget with Great Plains New Church Development Board of Directors on behalf of the Great Plains Conference
-Serve as part of the 10 member Congregational Excellence Team who connect and support over 1,300 United Methodist Congregations in Kansas and Nebraska
- Developed and implemented a marketing program to promote new church development throughout the Great Plains to secure both financial investments and potential partnerships in starting new congregations
United Methodist Pastor 07/1999 to 06/2013
United Methodist Church (Kansas West now Great Plains) KS
Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church
Wichita, Kansas - January 2007 - June 2013
Served as Senior Pastor of an urban United Methodist congregation that served 300 a week in worship.  Provided leadership to ten member staff team.
- Led church-wide campaign to eliminate 1.2 million debt on ten year old building campaign.  Achieved complete elimination of the debt in 3 1/2 years during the Great Recession.  Secured a $100,000 lead donor gift.
- Led multiple stewardship campaigns to fund $600,000 budget
- Conducted weekly staff meetings, supervised and evaluated multiple staff and replaced several long-term staff members who had excellent relationships with the congregation
- Led process to modernized the church's presence online through a new website, Facebook presence and Twitter
- Worked to engage the neighborhood around the church through an English as a Second Language program. Secured grant money through the Annual Conference to support extra staff that enabled the church to engage up to 150 Spanish as first language speakers on a weekly basis
- Provided leadership for the process to accept an Associate Pastor who began a Spanish speaking new church start within the existing church

Anthony United Methodist Church

Anthony, Kansas - July 2003 to December 2006
Served as pastor of a healthy county seat United Methodist Church in a community of 2,000.  
- Led multiple stewardship campaigns to fund $150,000 budget
- Created a healthy partnership between seven local churches to feed up to 100 kids a day during the summer on the United Methodist Church campus.  Raised the funds needed to support this program with no outside grant support.
- Increased worship attendance by 45%
- Increased small group participation by 50%
- Cultivated a gift from parishioner for $100,000 to support sending young adults on national and international missions through the church.
- Provided leadership to have the sanctuary reconditioned as well as the implementation of a modern audio/visual system
- Created a more contemporary worship space for young adults that engaged new leadership from the church and the community

Plains and Kismet United Methodist Churches

Plains and Kismet Kansas - July 2002 to June 2003
Served rural two point charge in Southwest Kansas.

Saint Mark United Methodist Church

Wichita, Kansas - July 1999 to June 2002
Served as an Associate Pastor for three years in the largest United Methodist Congregation in the old Kansas West Annual Conference.  This church served up to 1,800 a week in worship as a traditionally African American community of faith.
- Invited to serve on the pastoral staff as the first Anglo member in the church's 90 year history.
- Served from '99-'00 as a program associate covering most programming for the church except for Christian Education.  Also served as the primary associate in charge of hospital calls and emergency visitation
- '00-'02 served as Executive Pastor and then Administrative Pastor in charge of day to day operations.  Led weekly staffing meeting with five full and part-time staff members.  Provided leadership on behalf of the Senior Pastor to administrative committees within the larger body of the church to fulfill the vision and mission of the congregation.
Education
Master of Arts: Speech communication, Theatre and Dance May 1999 Kansas State University - Manhattan, KS
Master of Divinity: Theological Studies with an emphasis on biblical languages May 1996 Saint Paul School of Theology - Leawood, KS
Bachelor of Arts: English Aug 1991 Kansas Wesleyan University - Salina, KS
Affiliations
Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) Wichita, Kansas - Faith Facilitator Training - 2009
Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) Wichita, Kansas - Coaches Training - 2012
Lions Club Member - 2002 to 2006
Plains and Anthony, Kansas 
United Methodist Health Ministry Fund (UMHMF), Hutchinson, Kansas - 2005 to 2013
United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries Board of Directors (GBGM), New York, New York - 2012 to 2016
Spiritual Leadership, Incorporated (SLI) - 2015
Coaches Training and membership, Lexington, KY

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