The District Superintendent is leading SPRC Training on December 13, 2018, 7-9 PM @ St. Paul UMC, 8264 Lone Star Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32211.
Anyone on the SPRC committee is welcome to attend. This training is not limited to the chair of this committee. We strongly encourage all leaders in the SPRC committee that will begin their term on January 1, 2019 to attend. Register online to attend this free training.
Let's face it. Churches love to keep EVERYTHING! And because of that, the amount of paper and other items can overwhelm a church office, closet or storage room. We are here to help you get organized and figure out what you MUST keep and what you no longer need to keep after a specific time period. We will also let you know what you don't have to keep at all and also share some suggestions about online cloud storage to help keep your filing cabinet become less crowded.
The District is hosting "Archive Training: Are you keeping too much church stuff?" This training will be held at two different locations.
January 9, 2019: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. @ Fort Caroline UMC, 8510 Fort Caroline Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32277
January 9, 2019: 2-4 p.m. @ Asbury UMC, 16 College Dr, Orange Park, FL 32065
We encourage all church historians, church office administrators, clergy and any other laity from the church interested in this topic to attend. This training is FREE, we just need you to register your group so we can plan for you to attend.
All are welcome to attend the 6th Northeast Florida Ecumenical Vesper Service, which will take place at on Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6 p.m. @ Southside United Methodist Church, 3120 Hendricks Avenue, Jacksonville. The presider will be Bishop Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church and President, Council of Bishops, United Methodist Church. Rev. Jay Therrell, North East Superintendent, Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church will be the master of ceremony.
There is no registration for this event.
Social media is everywhere these days. Shouldn’t the church be there too? In this course, we will show you the basics of using social media for ministry. You will take an in-depth look at the special features of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. By taking the time to learn best practices for social media, your church will be on the right track to engaging with your members and reaching new people in your community. Please join the District and the United Methodist Communications Agency for this FREE Training Session.
By the end of this training session, you will be able to:
--Understand the largest social media platforms used today
--Develop a social media presence for your church and yourself
--Engage with the members of your congregation using social media
--Reach out to new people in your community using platforms they already use
--Create a more dynamic and engaging ministry on the web
This FREE session is being offered from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Bring your lunch or sneak out to grab a bite and then come back to attend the afternoon session (1-3 p.m.) entitled Church Marketing - How to Effectively Reach Your Community Session.
December 13, 2018 – SPRC Training, 7-9 PM @ St. Paul UMC
January 7, 2019 – Special Lay Servant Class Session #1– Called to Preach @ NE District Office, 7-9 p.m. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
January 9, 2019 - Archives Training - Are you keeping too much church stuff? @ Ft Caroline UMC, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Register now for this free training!
January 9, 2019 - Archives Training - Are you keeping too much church stuff? @ Asbury UMC, Orange Park 2-4 p.m. Register now for this free training!
January 14, 2019 – Special Lay Servant Class Session #2 – Called to Preach @ NE District Office, 7-9 p.m. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
January 24, 2019 – 6th Ecumenical Vespers Service with Bishop Carter preaching, 6 p.m. @ Southside UMC
January 28, 2019 – Special Lay Servant Class Session #3 – Called to Preach @ NE District Office, 7-9 p.m. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
February 4, 2019 – Special Lay Servant Class Session #4 – Called to Preach @ NE District Office, 6:30-9 p.m. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
February 9, 2019 - District Leadership Event with Kevin Watson, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. @ CrossRoad UMC
March 3-9, 2019 - Steeple to the Streets Week
March 6, 2019 – Social Media/Church Marketing Training @ Fleming Island UMC. Social Media session will run from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and the Church Marketing session will run from 1-3 p.m. More information to come.
March 27, 2019 – District Clergy/Ministry Team Meeting @ Fleming Island UMC. 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
April 5-6, 2019 - Spring Lay Servant Training @ Palm Coast UMC - Save the Date!
April 6, 2019 - Fresh Expressions Vision Day, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. @ Mandarin UMC
September 18, 2019 – District Admin Brunch, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. @ Southside UMC
October 1, 2019 – Clergy Compensation Forms Due to District Office
October 9, 2019 – District Clergy/Ministry Team Meeting @ Fleming Island UMC. 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
October 26, 2019 – Super-Charged Conference, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. @ CrossRoad UMC
October 28, 2019 – Church Dashboard Update Day
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