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CLERGY CONVERSATIONS with the DS will resume THIS WEDNESDAY
Wednesday, 9/15 @ 10 AM
Pastors, you will receive an email on Tuesday, 9/14 with the Zoom link for this gathering time to connect with each other, the DS, and Conference/District News. Come as you are able! The next conversation will occur on 9/29 at 10 AM.
DS Morton Attends Retreat with Bishop Schol and Cabinet
The Cabinets of EPAUMC and GNJUMC (Greater New Jersey Annual Conference) spent time together on a retreat this week. About the retreat, DS Morton shares, "it was productive, good work and I'm energized and excited about Bishop Schol's vision."
Above, Bishop Schol is picture with the EPA Cabinet: L-R: Rev. BK Chung (West District), Bishop John Schol, Rev. Evelyn Kent Clark (South District), Rev. Steve Morton (The GREAT North District), and Rev. Andrew L.Foster, III (East District).
How To Fill Out Charge Conference Forms
Monday, September 20th, at 6:30 PM
For Clergy and Laity Leadership
This informal open discussion in Q&A format is being offered to assist with the completion of your EPAUMC 2021 Charge Conference report forms.
To help us get ready to address your specific questions, email your inquiries prior to this Zoom session to Deb Boyd, District Resource Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, if you missed the email that was sent out about this, please contact Deb to get the Zoom link for this event!
By now, each of our 108 local churches has selected a date and site for its annual Charge Conference with the DS. In the months of September, October, and November, seven (7) of these will occur in group settings all across our expansive District….three (3) will occur in group settings on ZOOM…and seven (7) more will occur in individual church settings, by request. If you don't know the date for your Charge Conference, please ask your pastor.
These meetings will each include some conversation around the Acts 5 passage which was sent to pastors in July, and then voting upon the specific items required by Discipline (pastoral compensation, election of officers, membership audits, and affirmation of CSM’s/CLM/s & candidates for ministry)... Read More