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Work with Purpose President's Luncheon

Date Tuesday, October 10, 2017
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
FeaturingJay Barnes, president of Bethel University; Dan Mead, former president and CEO of Verizon Wireless; Dan Nold, lead pastor of Calvary Church; and Justin Irving, director of Work with Purpose and interim co-vice president and dean of Bethel Seminary
Location Olson Boardroom (Level 4 of Brushaber Commons on Bethel's main campus)
Instructions for GuestsView map and driving directions to Bethel University, 3900 Bethel Drive, St. Paul, MN 55112. Please park in the West Lot and enter the Lundquist Community Life Center. You'll be directed to the Olson Boardroom from there.
CostThis event is free, but please register so we can plan accordingly.
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SponsorsBethel Seminary's Work with Purpose Initiative

Event Description

You are invited to this exclusive event to learn how Bethel Seminary’s Work with Purpose Initiative is making a difference and how you can partner with us in this important work. You’ll get to participate in an up-close Q&A with our featured speakers from the Pastors and Marketplace Leaders Seminar. Find out what Dan Mead, former president and CEO of Verizon Wireless, and Dan Nold, lead pastor of Calvary Church, love most about their work and how they personally integrate their faith and vocation.


10:30 a.m. | Registration opens
11 a.m. | Welcome and prayer
11:10 a.m. | About Work with Purpose
11:20 a.m. | Lunch
11:50 a.m. | Speaker Q&A
12:15 p.m. | Closing remarks
12:30 p.m. | Event concludes

The program begins at 11 a.m., but check-in opens at 10:30. Come early to secure a parking space and network with fellow attendees. Registration includes a plated lunch. Be sure to indicate any dietary restrictions when you register.

Extend Your Afternoon

As our guest, you will receive one complimentary registration for the Pastors and Marketplace Leaders Seminar from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Underground. Stay after the luncheon to learn how Dan Mead and Dan Nold journeyed to the intersection of faith and work. Please indicate whether you will be attending the seminar when you register for the luncheon using the form below. 

About the Speakers

Dan Mead is the former president and CEO of Verizon Wireless, the largest wireless provider in the United States. He recently retired after serving the company for 37 years. Mead was one of Verizon’s founding senior executives and was responsible for the company’s growth, financial performance, and public policy advocacy.

Dan Nold is the lead pastor of Calvary Church in Pennsylvania. He loves to preach, develop leaders, and strategize about the future of the church in his region. Nold earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from Bethel University and Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Bethel Seminary.


Contact Initiative Manager Tessa Pinkstaff at 651.638.6480 or tessa-pinkstaff@bethel.edu.


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