The Vital Church: A Training Event (Formerly Vital Church Mergers and More)
When: September 15, 8:30 to 12 noon
Who Should Come: Churches identified by their district superintendent and anyone else who feels the Holy Spirit is moving you to take a serious look at your church’s future.
Why: How can our church fulfill Jesus’ Great Commission and our mission as United Methodists: to make disciples for the transformation of the world? What are some radical changes we need to look at in order to do our mission.
How much? Cost: $10 per church. Make checks payable to Eastern Pa. Conference of the UMC. You can bring the check to the workshop.
- Each church should read and discus the following attachments which will be sent to you upon registering: Summary Presentation of a Redevelopment Model, Eight Quality Characteristics of a Healthy Church, Revision Congregational Development,See, Know, Serve, and The Four Stations of the Holy Spirit.
- Prayer: please begin to daily pray for vision from the Holy Spirit to help you see where God is leading your church.
Registration: Please email Gordon Hendrickson your desire to come, and he will send attachments for your homework.
Questions? Contact Gordon Hendrickson: 267-258-9507 firstname.lastname@example.org