What advice do you have for those who are new to meeting planning?

Sheila O'Connor Director of Events and Conferencing Midland Lutheran College Fremont, Neb.

Don't be afraid to jump in with both feet. As far as meeting planning goes, it's not much different from planning other types of events. I find it very rewarding to work with religious meeting planning; it's challenging, but fun.

I think the biggest difference with religious meetings is the inclusiveness. The events we plan and are a part of, we see more connecting time. In the co

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