Preparing for General Conference 2019 and SC Annual Conference 2018

Dear Pastors, Council Chairs, Lay Leaders and SPRC Chairs, Lay Delegates:

hands4There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to the one hope of your calling, 5one Lord, one faith, one baptism, 6one God and Father of all, who is above all and through all and in all.  Ephesians 4:4-6

 

I cordially invite you to a

What:  Training Seminar

Why:  To equip pastors and church leaders, as we face both  General Conference 2019 and SC Annual Conference 2018.   As a leader, you can be an instrument of peace, a conduit of information, and a facilitator of discernment and prayer.   This training will provide highlights of the work of the Commission on the Way Forward.  Lay Delegates and pastors may stay at the end of the General Conference presentation, to watch the orientation video about the S.C. Annual Conference.

When: May 20, 3:00pm, Trinity UMC, 90 Boney Road, Blythewood

Who:  Pastors, Council Chairs, Lay Leaders, SPRC Chairs, and Lay Delegates.  PASTORS – Please share this email with your Lay Delegates (we lack sufficient email addresses on these leaders).

Facilitators:  Rev. Kathy James, Director of Connectional Ministries;  Rev. Cathy Jamieson, DS

To read more about recent news from the Council of Bishops, see the link below –

https://columbiadistrict.wordpress.com/2018/05/05/council-of-bishop-acts-on-way-forward/

 

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