WALK WITH: THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
This upcoming year of 2017, there is no Bishop’s Mid-Winter Retreat planned. Instead, the East District will host a gathering for Conversations on Race Relations on Friday, January 20thand Saturday, January 21st in 2017 at Washington Crossing United Methodist Church, 1895 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing PA 18977 for East District clergy and laity.
The theme of this conversation is “Walk With: The African American Experience.” District Superintendent Bass considers this to be one of three REQUIRED District events that appointed clergy are required to attend. The conversation will begin at 6 pm on Friday evening with dinner and recess at 9 pm. The conversation will resume with a breakfast on Saturday morning at 8 am and adjourn at 3 pm.
The cost to register is $35 per person and includes Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast, and Saturday lunch. To register, send your name, mailing address, email address, and the name of your church, with a check payable to “East District Superintendency Clergy Fund” and mail to East District Office by December 21, 2016, c/o Clarita Krall, Eastern Pennsylvania Conference, The United Methodist Church, 3470 Huntingdon Pike, Huntingdon Valley PA 19006. The memo line should read “Conversations on Race Relations.”