Early Response Team Training, Valdosta – January 20-21
An ERT Training will take place January 20-21 at Park Avenue United Methodist Church in Valdosta from 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Friday and continue on Saturday from 8 a.m. - noon. The instructor will be Jamie Gibson, the South Georgia Conference UMVIM Coordinator. For more information, contact Jamie Bone at email@example.com or 229-242-3562.
Local Pastors’ Licensing School – February 3-10
For more information about License to Preach School, contact Rev. Steve Meguiar at 912-657-8844 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clergy Sexual Ethics Workshop – February 9
A Sexual Ethics Workshop is scheduled for February 9, 2012, at Epworth By The Sea from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. This workshop is required every three years for persons serving under appointment by the Bishop (clergy, local pastors, extension ministers, appointed lay speakers). To register, please e-mail email@example.com. This event is sponsored by the Conference Commission on Pastoral Counseling. Please note that spouses and lay employees who are not appointed by the bishop are not eligible to attend the workshop.
Early Response Team Training, Gray – February 10-11
An ERT Training will take place February 10-11 at Gray United Methodist Church from 5:30 pm. - 9:30 p.m. on Friday and continue on Saturday from 8 a.m. - noon. The instructor will be Jamie Gibson, the South Georgia Conference UMVIM Coordinator. For more information, contact David Hinely at firstname.lastname@example.org or 478-986-5754.
Disciple Covenant Conference – February 24-25
The 2012 Disciple Covenant Conference (DCC) is set for February 24–25, 2012, at the Macon Centreplex in Macon. The DCC is an experience where clergy, staff and laity come together to develop and improve personal and congregational covenants based on the timeless values of our faith. Speakers for the two-day event include Tim Stevens, Sister Kathleen Flood, Jim and Jennifer Cowart and Jay Hanson. Robert McMichael and Jarvis Wilson will lead worship for the event. For more details, visit disciplecovenantconference.org or contact Pam Kanode at (478) 475-9286 or email@example.com.
2012 Confirmation Retreat – March 16-18
Come on and 'Join The Journey'! This weekend retreat will show students the right path in their search to know more about Jesus Christ and their United Methodist heritage. For more information, please visit www.sgaumc.org or contact Diane Giles at 888-266-7642.
Open Door Community House’s Walk Classic – March 24
Open Door Community House’s 25th Annual Walk Classic will be held Saturday, March 24 from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the CSU Intramural Field and Pavilion in Columbus. For more information, call 706-323-5518.
Early Response Team Training, St. Simons – March 30-31
An ERT Training will take place March 30-31 at St. Simons UMC from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. and continue on Saturday from 8 a.m. - noon. The instructor will be Jamie Gibson, South Georgia Conference UMVIM Coordinator. For more information, contact Rev. Marcia Cochran at firstname.lastname@example.org or 912-638-3317.
Opening New Worlds Conference – April 13-14
The Opening New Worlds Conference, co-sponsored by Wesley Glen Ministries, is a church leadership, caregiver and parent disabilities ministries conference designed to assist church leaders and parents of disabled persons. Set for April 13-14 at Wesley Glen in Macon, the conference’s workshops include: Understanding Autism, Spiritual Concepts for People with Autism, Starting a Special Needs Ministry in your Church, Healthy Sibling Relationships, Challenging Behaviors, Respite Care and more. A Church Special Needs Teacher of the Year award will also be given – nominate someone today! Online registration opened on January 1. Visit www.ddmga.org for more information and to register, or call 1-888-340-5820.