Chris Hampton joins conference staff as webmaster

 

Chris Hampton will be joining the Western North Carolina Conference staff as Webmaster as of June 4.

He is a lifelong United Methodist who grew up in Thomasville, NC. He attended UNC-Charlotte where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and a minor in Computer Science.

At UNC-Charlotte, Chris was very active with Niner United, the United Methodist campus ministry led by Rev. Steve Cheyney.  He has worked as a Youth Minister in Concord, NC and has served as Lay Associate Campus Minister at UNC-Charlotte for the past four years.

Over the past two years, Chris has consulted and designed many websites and databases for the Mission Engagement Team of the Western North Carolina Conference and various churches throughout North Carolina. His passion for technology, though, dates back to high school, and he has managed multiple websites and web projects for over ten years.

Chris has a passion for intersecting ministry and technology and looks forward to the many ways to help make the web a platform to use to further the ministry of the Western North Carolina Conference.

Chris is a Certified Candidate and attends Union Presbyterian Seminary in Charlotte, NC. He currently attends and is a member of First United Methodist Church in Charlotte, NC. 

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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