Financial wellness for pastoral leaders

MMBB is actively working toward achieving Financial Wellness for Pastoral Leaders through four main initiatives which are supported by a grant awarded by the Lilly Foundation, Inc.  During this session, we will be pleased to give insight on these initiatives:  1. Strategic Pastoral Excellence Program, 2. Financial Stress Pilot Project, 3. Financial Wellness Program, and 4. Financial Wellness Institute.  We will also guide you to additional resources offered by MMBB which will help you along your personal journey to achieving financial wellness.


Perry J. Hopper

Rev. Perry J. Hopper

Perry Hopper serves as the associate executive director and director of denominational relations of MMBB. He joined MMBB’s staff in 1987 and is responsible for coordinating special programs that support MMBB’s mission. Perry works in various capacities to best serve existing members, to reach prospective members, and to maintain solid relationships between MMBB and its affiliates. 

Ania Norori

Ms. Ania Norori

Ania Norori holds a Master of Business Administration - Finance, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Marketing from New Jersey City University, NJ, and a Certificate in Christian Ministry from New York Theological Seminary. Currently she serves as ABCNJ Vice President of Finance.

Impacting Your Church's Community - A Global Missiological Perspective

Stan is a global consultant for leadership training programs--both formal and informal--as a visiting teacher and coach.  Stan puts his decades of study, learning and mission experience at the service of women and men who are investing their lives in the work of God's Reign. He loves to see followers of Jesus energized for mission through a fresh encounter with Scripture.

Stan will guide us through missiological lessons from around the world which can be used by pastors here in New Jersey.

Stan Slade

Rev. Dr. Stan Slade