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Fairfield County Church To Broadcast Global Leadership Summit

Tyler Perry will be one of many to speak at the 2014 Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit.
Tyler Perry will be one of many to speak at the 2014 Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit. Photo Credit:

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Fairfielders are invited to attend a broadcast of Willow Creek Association’s 2014 Global Leadership Summit, which will be broadcast at Black Rock Congregational Church in Fairfield.

The event will be on Thursday, Aug. 14, and Friday, Aug. 15, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will be broadcast live via satellite from Willow Creek’s South Barrington, Ill., campus.

World-renowned leaders from business, government, education, churches and the arts are among the high-profile faculty who will address Christian leaders at the summit.

More than 80,000 people will gather at 310 churches across the United States to hear from an internationally known faculty that includes:

  • Tyler Perry, filmmaker, actor, and philanthropist;
  • Jeffrey Immelt, president and CEO of General Electric;
  • Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and Chairman of Good 360;
  • Wilfredo De Jesús, senior pastor at New Life Covenant Church, author, and one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in 2013;
  • Bill Hybels, founder and senior pastor at Willow Creek Community Church;
  • Patrick Lencioni, best-selling author, founder and president of The Table Group;
  • Susan Cain, best-selling author, viral TED speaker on The Power of Introverts;
  • Joseph Grenny, co-founder, VitalSmarts, social scientist, and best-selling author;
  • Erica Ariel Fox, New York Times best-selling author, president of Mobius Executive Leadership; and
  • Don Flow, Chairman and CEO, Flow Cos.

Black Rock Congregational Church, located on Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield, is the only location in Connecticut for the summit.

For more information, call or email Pastor Dan McCandless at or 203-255-3401, Ext. 111.

The cost of the two-day conference for the general public is $249, student admission is $79 and military personnel is $99.

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