About Us

The Conference for Pastoral Planning and Council Development (CPPCD) promotes and advocates consultative processes that foster effective planning for the pastoral life of the church. Through member involvement, education, personal development, and professional programming, the organization and its members work together to develop their full potential in their unique ministries. The annual national convention, the electronic discussion group CPPCD FORUM, the newsletter Member Update, and certification programs are just a few of the ways members get connected, stay connected, and grow through their own and others’ ministerial experiences.