As we continue to monitor the COVID-19 trends, including increases in cases and hospitalizations, and out of a desire to “do no harm” as we look ahead to opportunities to gather across our connection, the Cabinet and Conference Leadership have made the following changes to upcoming events.
Bishop Fairley’s Welcome Service and District Gatherings
The September 19 Service of Welcome for Bishop Leonard Fairley and his wife Dawn has been canceled. In its place, Bishop Fairley will deliver a message to the Conference. As the details for this are finalized, we will share that information and an invitation with you.
The in-person District Gatherings with Bishop Fairley will now take place via Zoom. The schedule for the gatherings remains the same. Look for more information on how to join the Zoom meetings (by computer, mobile device, or phone) soon.
This year’s Charge Conference sessions will be virtual. The Cabinet and AADSs are finalizing the details and will share the information with you as soon as possible.
Thank you for your flexibility and your patience with these changes. We base these decisions on a commitment to keep one another safe and seek the health and well-being of all involved. While we will certainly miss the opportunity to be physically present with one another at these meetings, we look forward to a time when we can once again be gathered together in our sacred spaces.
We continue praying for all who bring healing and wholeness to our world, those who give care to the sick, and those affected by COVID-19.