SOURCE: MOPS International

MOPS International

March 10, 2011 05:00 ET

Dale & Jonalyn Fincher and Shelly Radic to Inspire Moms and Leaders at MOPS International's 2011 Leadership Summit

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - March 10, 2011) - MOPS International, Mother of Preschoolers, announces its annual Leadership Summit, set for Saturday, April 2nd: SAME DIFFERENCE: wired for community!  Inspirational speakers include Dale & Jonalyn Fincher, co-founders of Soulation, and Shelly Radic, MOPS International Interim CEO. The annual summit offers leadership training and networking opportunities to MOPS and MOMSnext moms, group leaders and women's ministry leaders, who will join in the live CCN broadcast from Denver to 40 simulcast locations across the nation. There are over 35,000 volunteer mom leaders around the globe serving mothers of preschoolers in MOPS groups and mothers of school-aged children in MOMSnext groups. 

MOPS LEADERSHIP SUMMIT. SAME DIFFERENCE: wired for community! Leadership working together within MOPS creates energy; energy creates transforming communities for moms. Since 1973, MOPS Leadership events have trained hundreds of thousands of ministry leaders. The Leadership Summit is designed to encourage, equip and develop attendees as women, mothers and leaders. The event is focused on developing and improving leadership skills in MOPS and MOMSnext leadership. MOPS leaders and other women's ministry leadership have gained valuable training relevant and significant to their ministries. Visit to find a site near you, register or participate in walk-up registration.

DALE & JONALYN FINCHER will speak to Summit attendees about the dynamics of women with different leadership styles working together in order to create transformative community. The Finchers, co-founders of Soulation, have worked side-by-side for six years as a national husband-wife speaking and writing team traveling North America. With three graduate degrees between them, they enjoy giving sturdy answers for better souls and helping others become more appropriately human. Lately, their adventure into parenthood has given them new incentive and humility as they speak and write. Dale and Jonalyn live in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, with their son, Finn (

SHELLY RADIC is the Interim CEO & President of MOPS International. She is also the author of "Momology: A Mom's Guide to Shaping Great Kids." As an author, speaker and teacher, Shelly's passion is inspiring women to respond to God's call for their lives and encouraging and developing women as leaders in their homes, churches and communities (

MOPS INTERNATIONAL. Denver-based MOPS International is a non-profit ministry that creates mothering communities to help "Better Moms Make A Better World." Moms attend MOPS groups to experience authentic friendship, receive mothering support, and to grow personally and spiritually. Since 1973, MOPS International has served millions of mothers of preschoolers in thousands of local MOPS groups across the U.S. and in almost 40 countries internationally. MOPS ministries include Classic MOPS, Teen MOPS, Military MOPS, International MOPS and MOMSnext. MOPS serves moms from all walks of life and exists to encourage, equip and develop every mother to realize her potential as a woman, mother and leader. MOPS is the best in the world at creating authentic communities of growth that invite women into a spiritual relationship. -- -- --

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