Saturday, January 29, 2011

2011 Tools for MinistryJanuary 29, 2011

Central District: At Haws Ave. UMC, Norristown, PA

8:00 -3:00 p.m.  Cost: $10.00 person

Mail registrations to: Dr. Mary White, 312 Rockingham Road, Rosemont, PA 19010. 

Registration deadline:  January 15, 2011.

PRINT: Central District brochure and registration form


East District: at Chalfont UMC, 11 Meadowbrook Lane, Chalfont PA 18914-2810

8:30 am - 11:30 am
8:30 am - 9 am     Coffee, tea, registration
9 am    Opening
9:45 am - 10 am    Break and move to classrooms
10 am - 11:30 am    Workshops: dismiss for day from workshop
Choose one workshop:  
Staff/Pastor Parish Relations Committee, Leadership, Trustees, Stewardship, Lay Leader, Lay Member, or Men's Ministry.
Register by calling or emailing Clarita Krall in the the East District Office: 215-914-2130 or

Northeast District: at Quakertown United Methodist Church.  

9 to 9:30 am  - Coffee and registration

9:30 – Worship

3pm – Program Ends

Two separate workshop slots – morning and afternoon - Workshop Choices: Connecting with Your Community, Hospitality and Rethinking Church, Finance, Revitalizing Traditional Worship, Children's Ministry, Youth Ministry, Using the New Conference Database, Visioning, Starting  New Worship Service, So You're Leading A Bible Study, Wellness Ministry, Serving on the PPR/SPR Committee, and others. 

Northwest District at Schuylkill Haven: First, 420 Saylor Street, Schuylkill Haven, PA  17972

8:30 am Registration

9:00 - 10:30 Worship and Plenary on Four Areas of Focus

10:30-12:00 Workshops on Administrative Boards/Church Committees

12:00-12:30 Lunch with a purpose (mission-related)

12:30-1:00 Addressing conflict in healthy ways

1:00-2:30 Program Committee workshops

Cost: $10, which includes lunch.  To register, contact Christine Eddy, Northwest District Office, Telephone: 570.624.1471; Fax: 570.624.1626 or Email:

Southeast District:  at West Grove UMC, 300 North Guernsey Road, West Grove, PA 19390

8:30 a.m.  – 12:30 p.m. 

Cost: $5.00 per person

Continental Breakfast Included. Lunch will NOT be available.  Workshops to be announced soon.

Registration will be through the District Office only – call or email Lin George:

610.436.4277 or

Southwest District:  at Lampeter UMC, 1101 Village Road (Village and Book Roads), Lampeter, PA  17537

 8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. Tools for Ministry

1:00-4:30 p.m.  Poverty Simulation sponsored by LUMINA

Cost:  $5.00 for the morning event.  $10.00 additional cost for lunch for folks staying for the afternoon event.  (Must be registered for the afternoon).  Registration Deadline:  Register with the District Office by January 19, 2011  Checks should be made payable to the “Southwest District” and sent to the Southwest District Office, P O Box 271, Bird-in-Hand, PA  17505.

Southwest District Registration:  Registration Form     Workshop Listing    Poverty Simulation Flyer


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