The Good Treasure
In this week’s Connections, Bishop Ward reminds viewers/readers that, as Paul counseled Timothy to guard the treasure entrusted to him, we, too, are recipients of God’s good riches. As stewards of the treasure, we should also guard it well as we journey together in ministry and mission.
SoSA Carolinas Yam Jam
Society of St. Andrew is sponsoring two Yam Jam events this year – Oct.5 and Oct. 12. Gleaners most likely will be working at a farm in the Johnston-Harnett county area. The exact location will be shared with persons/groups who register. Gleaning time is flexible, but gleaners are encouraged to spend as much time at the field as possible, either bagging or helping to load the trucks. To register, go to gleaning. Call 866-453-2662 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
SEJ Heritage Center Historical Preservation Workshop
Interested in learning how to preserve the history of a local church? Never know which church records to keep and which to send to recycle? Consider the Heritage Preservation workshop offered by the SEJ Heritage Center at Lake Junaluska on Nov. 15-17. For more information and a registration form, check the SEJ web site at www.sejumc.org or contact Nancy Watkins at email@example.com or 828-454-6781.
revitup! For a Lifetime in Ministry
Here’s an invitation for persons new to ministry or persons looking for new ideas, to attend an energizing General Board of Pension and Health Benefits’ young clergy event, Oct. 28-30 in Atlanta. This is a unique opportunity for young clergy, aged 25-39, to strengthen personal, financial and leadership skills. For registration and more details visit the GBOPHB’s website.
Third quarter Critical Driver Information Due
Pastors, the data entry page for the third quarter Critical Drivers information is now open on the Online Data Collection System. If there is data missing for previous quarters, please fill in any blank columns while completing the data for the current quarter. Please log-in and enter the church’s third quarter information during the first week of October to ensure it is included in the reports submitted to the Cabinet on Monday, Oct. 7.