October 4, 2023 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm

The Order of Elders and the Fellowship of Local Pastors and Associate Members will meet. The Book of Discipline requires a gathering of these groups for “unity, support, accountability and spiritual nurture” (¶308 and ¶323). There will be two meetings, both online via Zoom: 10 am to noon Order of Elders  6:30 pm Fellowship of Local Pastors and Associate Members Registration is not necessary. Use the link at right to join either meeting. After greetings by our Bishop, Bishop LaTrelle Easterling will bring us a word of encouragement, followed by a time for questions and conversation.   Bishop Easterling is the episcopal servant and leader of the Baltimore-Washington Conference, the oldest and most diverse annual conference in The United Methodist Church. She is the first woman to lead this historic conference. Bishop Easterling was assigned to her office in September 2016, following her election to the episcopacy that July.    Since Sept. 1, 2021, she has served as the Interim …