Save the Date! Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar will visit our district for conversation on the evening of Wednesday, May 25. The meeting will be in-person only and is open to clergy and lay people. Please use the Register link to register in advance.
You are invited to a virtual training for all members of District Committees on Ordained Ministry (dCOM) and District Superintendents. This gathering will be led by Rev. Meg Lassiat, a dCOM and conference relations expert. The meeting will be broken into two 90-minute sessions with a 30-minute break in the middle. Use the button above to register After you have registered, you should receive a confirmation within 1 day. This confirmation will include the Zoom link for the meeting.
The New England Conference Sessions Team, in consultation with Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar, has determined that the 2022 Annual Conference will be a hybrid session – offering members the opportunity to participate in person or online (via Zoom) as they choose. Our theme for 2022 is “Envisioning the Beloved Community” and our guiding scripture is Philippians 3:12-14, The Message: “I’m not saying that I have this all together, that I have it made. But I am well on my way, reaching out for Christ, who has so wondrously reached out for me. Friends, don’t get me wrong: By no means do I count myself an expert in all of this, but I’ve got my eye on the goal, where God is beckoning us onward — to Jesus. I’m off and running, and I’m not turning back.” In person Those meeting in person will gather in the Expo Center at the DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown. This is the same location (with a few name changes) we have used for several years prior to the pandemic. COVID protocols will …
The theme for this year’s retreat will be 21st Century Deacons: Many Ministries, One Order. Deacons, we hope you can join the Order for a time of fellowship and worship together, which will include time for breakout groups to bring together those with shared vocational interests. Candidates for ministry in the Order of Deacons are invited to join the Order for this event, which offers an opportunity to get to know some of the Deacons in the Conference, learn more about the Order, and further clarify the sense of call.
Engaging Speaker: Edna Conyer-Douglas, educator, prayer consultant, author, one of the originators of Friends Forever/Forever Friends Topic: Soul-Care, prayer and how to remain centered in Christ Critical Action and Education opportunity: School to Prison Pipeline Meeting Format: In-person Cost: $15 Registration info: Included in Summer 2022 Mission Trees newsletter Hotel suggestions and more details: Included in Summer 2022 Mission Trees newsletter