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NW District Clergy Meeting
Tuesday, March 21, 10:00-2:00
8013 Deer Lake Road
Tallahassee, Fl 32312
Full time Clergy are required to attend, and part-time clergy are strongly encouraged to come. Lunch will be provided.
Spring Lay Servant Training
Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1, 2017
850 386-2154 Office 850 386-2155 Fax
North West District Office
Good Samaritan United Methodist Church
3720 Capital Circle SE
Tallahassee, FL 32331
Check-In begins at 5:30 pm on Friday. Training will be held on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 6:00-9 p.m. and also on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. with lunch and snacks provided. Be sure to register early. No walk-in registrations please. This training is open to all.
If you are seeking to receive certification or re-certification credits you must attend all 10 hours of the training. Registration will be open through March 27, 2017.
The course fee of $35.00 includes snacks, a light breakfast and lunch on Saturday.
LAY SERVANT COURSE OFFERINGS
Basic Course: Focuses on the three primary aspects of lay servant ministry: leading, caring, and communication. The course qualifies the participant as a Local Church Lay Servant. The basic course will be led by Jim Catron, Certified Lay Servant, First United Methodist Church of Madison.
Email Catronj@aol.com or call 850 673-8201
Book- "Lay Servant Ministries" by Sandy Zeigler Jackson/Brian Jackson - ISBN # 978-0-88177-626-3
Advanced Courses: These courses qualify a Local Church Lay Servant as a Certified Lay Servant and fulfills the three-year educational requirement for continuing certification.
- Intergenerational Minisry and Space-Making: This course will be led by Justin Barfield, Minister of Discipleship - overseeing all discipleship making ministries at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church.
Email Discipleship@goodsamaritantallahssee.org or call 850 893-4919
- Being the Fruitful Church: - This course will be led by Rev. Brian Brightly, Pastor at St. George Island United Methodist Church. Rev. Brightly is a Certified Church Coach. Phil Manard material will be used.
Email email@example.com or call 850 927-2088.
For more information or assistance with online registration, please contact Peggy Fox in the North West District Office @ 850 386-2154 Office firstname.lastname@example.org
Garnet, Gold and Blue Jean Banquet
Saturday, March 25th, 6pm - 7:30pm
FSU Wesley at FSU and TCC
705 W. Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32304
1) The Wesley Foundation at FSU and TCC invites you to their Annual Spring Garnet, Gold, and Blue Jean Banquet in Tallahassee. Enjoy a great dinner in our new student community center, and we'd love to show you around!
Come join us on Saturday, March 25th at 6pm wearing your favorite game day clothes. You will have the opportunity to have a tour of the new space, hear about what God is doing in this vibrant ministry, meet Pastor Mike Toluba and staff.
If you have any questions or would like to RSVP, please contact Christina Pacelle at (850) 222-0251 or email@example.com.
2) FSU Wesley Blitz Sunday
We are excited to announce that the Wesley Foundation at FSU and TCC will be hosting FSU Wesley Blitz Sunday on Sunday March 26th! The Wesley Foundation will have representatives in over 20 churches throughout the NW District sharing about the importance and impact of campus ministry on their lives! To learn more about the FSU and TCC Wesley Foundation, visit: www.fsuwesley.com. If you would like your church to participate, please contact Christina Pacelle at (850) 222-0251 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Millenials "Opening Our Doors"
Thursday-Saturday, May 4-6
Lake Blackshear Resort
2459 U.S. 280,
Cordele, GA 31015
How to attract young adults to our church? Plan now to strengthen your understanding of how your church can open wide the doors to this important group of people. Nita Crump who serves as Superintendent in SW Georgia, will be hosting this event at the beautiful Lake Blackshear Resort. Clergy and Laity are encouraged to attend, this event will meet the needs of small, medium, and large churches. When the retreat ends Saturday, at noon, Reverend Foshee will be hosting a lunch at his lake house. If interested, Millenials - Opening Our Doors-http://www.swdstrictumc.org
Congregational Vitality Day
Saturday, May 20, 9:30 -2:00
First Perry UMC
302 North Jefferson St.
Perry, Florida 32348
District Wide Event ...that will include worship, liturgical dance, plus these exciting speakers: Humorist and Motivational Speaker, John Riley; Reverend Magrey DeVega, Pastor at Hyde Park Tampa, and Reverend Michael Beck, the pastor at Wildwood and Fresh Expressions. https://florida-reg.brtapp.com/NWCONGREGATIONALVITALITYDAY
ELDER LEGAL WORKSHOPS OFFERED BY KILLEARN UMC
APRIL 19 ADVANCED DIRECTIVES
Who will make the decisions for you one day?
APRIL 26 ESTATE PLANNING
How do you ensure that what you have goes to those you love with the least amount of stress on yourself and those you leave behind?
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REGISTER FOR THESE FREE WORKSHOPS
at KillearnUMC.org or call Jerry Smith at 893-1116
2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE - JUNE 8-10 , LAKE BUENA VISTA, ORLANDO, FLORIDA
The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church
450 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33815
(863) 688-5563 or toll free (800) 282-8011