New conference treasurer visits the districts in October

 

Become a Fan: http://facebook.com/DaveCrossPhotography or visit http://DaveCrossPhotography.com The new conference treasurer, Dr. Mark King, would like an opportunity to meet and greet pastors and laity in our conference, districts and churches.  To that end, he and Dale Bryant, conference benefits administrator, will be visiting each of our districts according to the schedule below. A short presentation will be offered on the conference health plans as well as information on the Flexible Spending Accounts for 2017.  Questions and answers will be also be included.  Any and all are invited including clergy and spouses, PPRC/SPRC chairs and members, Finance chair members and any other interested individuals.  If you are unable to attend the event in your own district, you are welcomed to attend in one of the others listed.  There is also a video available to briefly discusses the Health plans and Flexible Spending Accounts for 2017. Sunday, October 2:  Smoky Mountain District, Place:  Foundation for Evangelism, Lake Junaluska, Time: 2:30 pm Monday, October 3: Metro District, Place:  University City UMC, Time: 10:00 am Catawba Valley District: First UMC Theater, Gastonia, Time: 2:00 pm Tuesday, October 4: Appalachian District, Millers Creek UMC, Time 10:00 am Wednesday, October 5: Uwharrie District, Place: Pfeiffer University, Time: 2:30 pm Thursday, October 6: Northern Piedmont District, Place: Christ UMC, Time: 10:00 am Yadkin Valley District, Oak Forest UMC, Time: 2:00 pm Wednesday, October 12: Blue Ridge District, Black Mountain UMC, Time: 2:00 pm

Resources for Vital Congregations

 

CHURCH LEADERSHIP

Lewis Center for Church Leadership

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Books

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Serve Your Neighbor

GBHEM Leadership Resources

eLEAD

Living Faithfully: Human Sexuality and the United Methodist Church

Englewood Book Review

Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations

Ted Talks: The Golden Circle

Ted Talks: The Power of Vulnerability

Ted Talks: The Price of Invulnerability

Design Thinking

Meditations on the Ministry of All Christians

DISCIPLE FORMATION:

Be A Disciple

A Disciple’s Path; A Guide for United Methodist

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Adult Christian Studies from the Wesley Ministry Network

Traveling Together: A Guide for Disciple Forming Congregations

WESLEYAN STUDIES:

Living As United Methodist Christians

Methodist Doctrine: The Essentials

Reclaiming our Wesleyan Tradition: John Wesley’s Sermons for Today

John Wesley Sermons: Anthology

REACHING PEOPLE:

Get Their Name

Evangelism & Theology in the Wesleyan Spirit

Canoeing the Mountains

Fresh Expressions

Fresh Expressions: Dinner Church

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Reach New Disciples

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: 50 Ways to Reach People

Community: The Structure of Belonging

RESOURCES TO CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY:

Institute for Emerging Issues

Congregations 4 Children

GRANTS:

The Royce and Jane Reynolds Ministry Fund Grants

The Duke Endowment

 

 

 

 

 

 

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