Connections.  They are essential to every aspect of our lives - personal, spiritual and professional.  While they tie us to our past and ground us in tradition and identity, connections are key to moving forward.  As Christians, we value connections to our past, to the larger community and to each other.  These connections tie us together in community and move us forward in faith for service in and to the world.

EnLIGHTen Essentials: Learn Essentials for Nonprofit Fundraising and Marketing Success

Essentials Harrisburg Day 1

We were thrilled to launch EnLIGHTen Essentials August 17-18 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and say thank you to the speakers, mentors and attendees who made it possible.  We've had great feedback from the first attendees of this introduction to nonprofit fundraising, marketing and communications.

We are planning a second in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, October 19-20, 2016, and another on the west coast.  Learn more and register for Sioux Falls


February 14-17, 2017 - Norfolk VA

Your goals for mission, ministry and life truly can be realized. Learn how to IGNITE your vocation and more with fellowship; worship; fun and professional development for those with fundraising, marketing and communications roles. Whether you are starting your development career or need a spark to reach the next level, ALDE will help you surpass your goals at the ALDE IGNITE Conference: Norfolk 2017.