From the Lay Leader
Upcoming Trainings & Events
Pastors are encouraged to form a team from their congregation to attend a three session training to create a year-round stewardship action plan and Fall 2017 campaign.TRACK 1: Churches UNDER 250 in average worship attendance
(Must attend all 3 sessions)
Session One: March 25, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Session Two: April 30, 2017 from 2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Session Three: June 24, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Political Divide and Church Unity
Pastor Chuck Mitchell of Dobbins UMC in Delanco and Pastor Lyssette Perez of the UMC of the Rockaways talk about how faithful Christ-followers are found in both liberal and conservative communities. Listen to ways United Methodists across the political spectrum can move forward together in 2017. Click here to listen.
Listening and Conversation Unites GNJ
Last weekend, clergy and laity throughout GNJ gathered for a day of “Graceful Conversations” in the midst of”Graceful Controversies.” Hopes and aspirations for the future of The United Methodist Church were shared to send forth to The Commission on a Way Forward. Click here for resources, stories, videos and more.