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December 2018

Gospel Music Returns to The Cumberlands

Saturday, December 1, 2018 6:00 PM
Location: Benham United Methodist Church
Jeff Stice, along with The Hodson's, Royal Vision, and Victoria Reynolds will be in concert.  Doors open at 5:00; Concert at 6:00 Tickets are $15.00.  For tickets call 931-200-9034 Other concert dates are October 5, and December 1, 2018.If someone ...

Camp & Retreat Ministries Team

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Location: Kentucky Conference Office

2019 Winter Blitz

Friday, January 18, 2019 to Sunday, January 20, 2019
Location: Broadbent Arena
A Weekend of Connecting, Worship, and Growing in God's Word. January 18-20, 2019   Appearing at Winter Blitz 2019 will be: Speaker:  Rachel Billups Worship:  Iron Bell Music Entertainment:  Daren Streblow   Pricing: Due to the new Kentucky State ...
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Camp & Retreat Ministries Team

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Location: Kentucky Conference Office

BOM Meeting

Thursday, January 24, 2019 10:00 AM to Friday, January 25, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center

Exploring Your Prayer Life: LACE 201 Course

Saturday, February 9, 2019
Exploring Your Prayer Life is the first Advanced Course of LACE (201) offered in 2019, and it will be on February 9 at various locations in each KYUMC District.  As previously announced, the KYUMC Board of Laity has worked to revise and improve the ...

Methodist Scout Sunday

Sunday, February 10, 2019
What:   Churches recognize/ thank their Scout program  When:  Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 (nationally Boy Scout Sunday is Feb 3 next year; but since Methodist churches have communion on the 1st Sunday, Scout Sunday is recommended on the 2nd Sunday; churches...

Camp & Retreat Ministries Team

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Location: Kentucky Conference Office

Heartland District Youth Event: Skate Party!

Sunday, March 3, 2019 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Hardin County Roller Rink
The Heartland District Youth are invited to a Roller Rumble (Skate Party) on Sunday, March 3, from 2 PM to 4 PM at Hardin County Roller Rink! The cost to attend is $6.50. We hope you can come! 

United Methodist Connection: LACE 201

Saturday, March 9, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
United Methodist Connection is the second Advanced Course of LACE (201) offered in 2019, and it will be on March 9 at various locations in each KYUMC District. Some districts may be offering additional courses at the same time, such as LACE 101. ...

BOM Meeting

Monday, March 11, 2019 10:00 AM to Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center

Gathering of the Orders and Fellowship

Friday, March 15, 2019 to Saturday, March 16, 2019
Location: Southern Hills
Bishop Fairley has called for a gathering of the Orders and Fellowship following General Conference.  All the gatherings will be held at Southern Hills UMC (LX).  The Orders of Elders and Deacons will gather on Friday, March 15th, from 2:00 pm to ...

Camp & Retreat Ministries Team

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Location: Kentucky Conference Office

Heartland District LACE

Saturday, April 13, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Spring LACE Training at Middletown UMC

Camp & Retreat Ministries Team

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Location: Kentucky Conference Office

Lighthouse Children's Choir Concert

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Summit Heights UMC
Come hear the Lighthouse Children’s Choir in concert on Wednesday, May 1, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the sanctuary at Summit Heights United Methodist Church, 7400 Outer Loop, Louisville, KY. This event is free. There will be a short presentation ...

Camp & Retreat Ministries Team

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Location: Kentucky Conference Office

2019 Strengthening Families Program Presented By Families of Addiction Recovery Ministries (FARM)

Friday, May 10, 2019 to Saturday, May 11, 2019
Location: Kentucky United Methodist Children's Home
The mission of the Families of Addiction Recovery Ministries (FARM) is to cultivate and grow an environment of healing by equipping clergy and laity with the skills and tools to develop recovery ministries. FARM will provide avenues for sharing and ...

Discipleship - LACE 301

Saturday, May 11, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Discipleship is the third Advanced Course of LACE (301 level) offered in 2019, and it will be on May 11 at various locations in each KYUMC District. Some districts may be offering additional courses at the same time, such as LACE 101. Please see ...

Pennyrile District Conference

Sunday, May 19, 2019 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Pennyrile District Conference will be held in St. John United Methodist Church in Hopkinsville KY.

Boundaries Training - Elizabethtown, KY

Thursday, August 8, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: College Heights UMC

Heartland DCOM Executive Team Meeting

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Kentucky Annual Conference Office
This meeting is for the Executive team and Sub-team chairs to attend. 

Middletown Masters Golf Scramble and Silent Auction

Monday, August 19, 2019 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Location: Oldham County Country Club
Golf Scramble and Silent Auction Fundraiser for The Lighthouse Academy at Newburg, Breakfast 7:45am followed by Shotgun Start 8:30am. Lunch provided ( City BBQ ) and prizes awarded. Entry Fee $ 75 per player if paid by August 4, $ 80 each after ...
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2019 Clergy School

Monday, September 16, 2019 9:00 AM to Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Location: Andover Campus of Lexington First UMC

Outreach & Hospitality in the 21st Century - Hosted by Heartland District

Saturday, September 28, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Middletown UMC
Times have certainly changed since I was bought up in the church as a young girl.  The arrival of Sunday sports, social media and new cultural views have changed how Americans understand religion and church.  The things that used to work are no ...

Bullitt County Cluster Charge Conference

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Bethel United Methodist Church
Cluster charge conference for the following churches: Bethel (Bullitt) Mt. Washington Davidson Memorial Cedar Grove Dennie Memorial Overdale  

Pennyrile District Charge Conference #2 Eddyville UMC

Sunday, October 27, 2019 5:00 PM
Charge Conference #2 is Sunday, October 27th at Eddyville UMC.  Paperwork is due Sunday, October 20th. 

Heartland District NCD team meeting

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Fern Creek

Pennyrile District Charge Conference #3 Petrie Memorial UMC

Sunday, November 3, 2019 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Charge Conference #3 is Sunday, November 3rd at Petrie Memorial UMC in Elkton.  Paperwork is due Sunday, October 27th.

BOM Meeting

Thursday, November 7, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: TBD

FINAL Boundaries Training for 2016-2019 Quadrennium – Crestwood, KY

Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center

Active Shooter Response Training Instructor Course

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:00 AM to 5:00 AM
Location: Middletown United Methodist Church
This 2-Day Instructor training course is designed to teach participants the skills and strategies to increase survivability during the gap between the time a violent event begins, and law enforcement arrives. Upon completion of this course you will ...
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Active Shooter Response Training Instructor Course

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:00 AM to 5:00 AM
Location: Middletown United Methodist Church
This 2-Day Instructor training course is designed to teach participants the skills and strategies to increase survivability during the gap between the time a violent event begins, and law enforcement arrives. Upon completion of this course you will ...
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2020 Winter Blitz

Friday, January 17, 2020 6:30 PM to Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 12:15 PM
Location: West Hall of the Kentucky Fairgrounds and Expo Center
A Weekend of Connecting, Worship, and Growing in God's Word. January 17-19, 2020 **Winter Blitz is moving back  to our former location at the  KY Expo Center. Due to a change made by the KY Fair and Exposition Center we will be located back in ...
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Pan Methodist MLK Day Celebration

Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Quinn Chapel AME Church
The theme for this year's event is Faith Communities in the Midst of the Dream.

2020 Holy Land Journey

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 to Friday, February 21, 2020
Join Bishop Leonard Fairley and the Kentucky Annual Conference in a Holy Land Journey! Pricing starts at $3296* (all inclusive), with travel from Louisville, Lexington. Cincinnati or Nashville Register early and save: Save $150 if you ...

NOW CANCELED- Lindsey Wilson College Singers Benefit Concert for Lighthouse Academy

Sunday, April 19, 2020 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Lighthouse Academy at Newburg
We have had to make the difficult decision to cancel due to the COVID19 pandemic.  The Lindsey Wilson College Singers will present a concert to benefit The Lighthouse Academy at Newburg, a Heartland district ministry serving children. A love ...
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Clergy School 2020

Monday, September 14, 2020
Location: Conference Center
"Checking Our Pulse:  Ministry and Coping During COVID-19 Pandemic" Presentations by a theologian, a hospital chaplain, a physician, and a psychologist providing insight into healthy ways to continue effective ministry in uncharted times.  When: ...

Seeing Through Another’s Eyes: A Prayer Walk and Worship Service for Healing

Sunday, October 4, 2020 2:00 PM
Location: (the parking lot at 15th and Jefferson)
Please join us this Sunday, Oct. 4, at 2 p.m. EDT for Seeing Through Another’s Eyes: A Prayer Walk and Worship Service for Healing. As we have seen, there is a great deal of hurt and pain in Louisville. As the church we are called to be a refuge in ...

Discipleship in the Everyday, COVID edition

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:00 PM to Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Looking for a way to help parents engage with their kids in everyday discipleship at home? Join us for a one-hour seminar focused on helping support and equip parents for everyday discipleship in their homes. This workshop has been widely attended ...

I AM Her - Virtual Women's Leadership Summit 2020

Thursday, October 8, 2020 to Saturday, October 10, 2020
The General Commission on the Status and Role of Women (GCSRW), in partnership with Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, is hosting a virtual women’s leadership summit, I AM Her, October 8-10, 2020. Registration is now open at Garrett.edu/IAMHer...
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District Conference - Pennyrile VIRTUAL

Sunday, November 1, 2020 7:00 PM
Begins 7pm - EST

District Conference - Kentucky East VIRTUAL

Sunday, November 8, 2020 1:30 PM

District Conference - Owensboro - VIRTUAL

Sunday, November 8, 2020 7:00 PM
Begins 7pm EST

District Conference - Heartland - VIRTUAL

Sunday, November 22, 2020 4:00 PM

Webinar - Both/And with Jason Moore

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
BOTH/AND: Maximizing Hybrid Worship Experiences for Online and In-Person Audiences (First Webinar of a series of 3 presented by Jason Moore) Before the global pandemic, the majority of congregations who were streaming worship online were (more or ...

Webinar - Telling the Old Story in a New Way with Jason Moore

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Telling the Old Story in a New Time:  Best Practices for Worshiping Online and Beyond in a Physically Distanced World Almost overnight, we found ourselves in a new, unfamiliar world. The COVID-19 virus changed everything about our lives, including ...

Annual Conference 2021

Sunday, June 6, 2021 to Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Annual Conference 2021, will be held ONLINE on June 6-8, 2021.  All clergy and lay members are required to register online. ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL MAY 7.  If you don’t have internet access, please be in touch with someone in your ...
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Webinar - 5 Things Your Visitors Are Thinking But Won't Ask with Jason Moore

Monday, June 7, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
5 Things Your Visitors Are Thinking But Won't Ask It's been said that every church wants to grow. If that is statement is true, are we really poised for it in the way we treat and attend to our new visitors? While you might not think it, guest ...

Healing Racial Trauma

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
- REGISTER TODAY - The all-day Anti-Racism virtual training event is mandatory for KAC clergy.  Sheila Wise Rowe is a truth-teller who is passionate about matters of faith and emotional healing.  She advocates for the dignity, rights, and healing ...

LACE 201 "UM Discipline" - "UM Connection"

Thursday, September 16, 2021 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Wesley UMC
This course gives participants an overview of the structure and organization of the United Methodist Church, covering Polity, History & Theology. Lunch will be $8, paid at the door. A copy of the 2016 Book of Discipline is recommended for this ...

A Movement in Time - Presented by SBC 21

Thursday, November 18, 2021 7:00 PM
A Movement in Time with Rev. Dr. Chestina Mitchell Archibald “Strengthening the Black Church: Radicalism or Realism A Call for Revival” Church historically has been the catalyst for positive change in the world. This session will seek to overcome ...

Climate & Community: A Faithful Action for Climate Justice

Monday, December 6, 2021 to Thursday, December 9, 2021
Church and Society Announces 2021 Winter Webinar Series  Climate & Community: A Faithful Action for Climate Justice  Held on Zoom December 6-9, 2021 Register for each session below!  December 6, 2021, 2 PM (ET) Climate Justice as a Global Movement ...
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2022 Mobilizing for Intentional Transformation - Conversations on Religion & Race

Saturday, January 15, 2022 9:00 AM
Location: ZOOM
ONLINE ONLY!!! Special Guest and Workshop Leader: Rev. Dr. Giovanni Arroyo General Secretary General Commission on Religion and Race Rev. Dr. Giovanni Arroyo is the recently elected General Secretary of the Commission on Religion and Race. He is ...

Winter Blitz 2022

Friday, January 21, 2022 to Sunday, January 23, 2022
Winter Blitz is BACK for 2022! January 21-23, 2022 at the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center (West Wing) in Louisville, KY. More information coming soon!
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Webinar - Both/And To Be Continued with Jason Moore

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
BOTH/AND: To Be Continued (Follow up to the BOTH/AND webinar presented by Jason Moore) After over 18 months of doing our best to live into BOTH/AND, many churches are feeling a mixture of exhilaration and exhaustion when thinking about the ...

UMVIM Team Leader Training

Saturday, January 29, 2022 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Richmond First
In light of the Natural Disaster that struck Western Tennessee and Kentucky in the early hours of December 11th, the Kentucky Conference United Methodist Volunteers in Missions (UMVIM) will be holding three Team Leader trainings.  These trainings are...

UMVIM Team Leader Training

Saturday, February 5, 2022 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Elizabethtown Memorial
In light of the Natural Disaster that struck Western Tennessee and Kentucky in the early hours of December 11th, the Kentucky Conference United Methodist Volunteers in Missions (UMVIM) will be holding three Team Leader trainings.  These trainings are...

UMVIM Team Leader Training

Saturday, February 12, 2022 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Saint James
In light of the Natural Disaster that struck Western Tennessee and Kentucky in the early hours of December 11th, the Kentucky Conference United Methodist Volunteers in Missions (UMVIM) will be holding three Team Leader trainings.  These trainings are...

UMVIM Team Leader Training

Saturday, March 5, 2022 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Elizabethtown Memorial
In light of the Natural Disaster that struck Western Tennessee and Kentucky in the early hours of December 11th, the Kentucky Conference United Methodist Volunteers in Missions (UMVIM) is holding Team Leader trainings.  These trainings are designed ...

UMVIM Team Leader Training

Saturday, March 12, 2022 12:30 PM to Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 3:30 PM
Location: Immanuael: Boone Campus
In light of the Natural Disaster that struck Western Tennessee and Kentucky in the early hours of December 11th, the Kentucky Conference United Methodist Volunteers in Missions (UMVIM) is holding Team Leader trainings.  These trainings are designed ...

KY Conference Benefits Summit

Monday, March 21, 2022 9:00 AM to Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center
Join us for a 2-day workshop on all things benefits. Participants will hear from the Wespath Benefits Education Team about pension and health plans, the retirement process, and more. Anyone participating in the conference health plan (HealthFlex) or ...

Aldersgate Camp Work Day

Saturday, April 9, 2022
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Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training - Heartland District

Saturday, April 30, 2022 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Kentucky Conference Office - Holloway Meeting Room
The Heartland District will be holding the Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training on April 30th IN-PERSON at the Kentucky Conference office. The training will run from 1:00pm till 5:00pm ET and is LIMITED to fifty persons per session. The ...

Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training - Owensboro District

Saturday, April 30, 2022 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Kentucky Wesleyan College - Rogers Hall
The Owensboro District will be holding the Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training on April 30th IN-PERSON at the Kentucky Wesleyan College in Rodgers Hall. The training will run from 1:00pm till 5:00pm CT and is LIMITED to fifty persons per ...

2022 Thriving in the Wilderness Leadership Summit

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 9:00 AM to Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 4:00 PM
Location: Southern Hills
Presented by the Lexington Pastors, the Board of Ordained Ministry, and Cabinet.   Revs Jorge Acevedo and Wes Olds will be coming home to Kentucky, and bringing some of the lessons they have learned to share with the Pastors and leaders of our ...

Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training - KY East District

Saturday, May 14, 2022 9:00 AM
Location: Prestonsburg Community UMC
The Kentucky East District will be holding the Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training on May 14th -  IN-PERSON at Prestonsburg Community UMC. The training will start at 9:00am ET and is LIMITED to fifty persons per session. The registration fee ...

Owensboro District Conference

Sunday, May 22, 2022
Location: Wesleyan Heights
Owensboro District Conference held at Wesleyan Heights at 3pm.

Pennyrile District Conference

Sunday, May 22, 2022
Location: Hopkinsville First
Pennyrile District Conference held at Hopkinsville First at 4pm CT.

Voter Training for Annual Conference with GNTV

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 7:00 PM
Learn or refresh about the GNTV Voting System that we will use during Annual Conference. The Zoom link to this event is: http://link.gntv.info/kyactraining1 If you don't want to wait until May 31st, you can watch the GNTV Voting Tutorial Video on ...
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UMVIM Team Leader Training

Sunday, June 5, 2022 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Settle Memorial
In light of the Natural Disaster that struck Western Tennessee and Kentucky in the early hours of December 11th, the Kentucky Conference United Methodist Volunteers in Missions (UMVIM) is holding Team Leader trainings.  This training is designed to ...

2022 Annual Conference

Monday, June 6, 2022 to Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Beginner Lay Servant, Lay Servant Renewal, and Lay Servant to Lay Speaker Course

Saturday, August 13, 2022 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Fern Creek United Methodist Church
Folks who have been approved by their local church charge conference in 2021 may attend. Please choose the appropriate course that you need. To complete a course, you must attend both consecutive Saturdays.  Dates: August 13th & August 20th- Fern ...

Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training - Pennyrile District

Saturday, August 20, 2022 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Hopkinsville First UMC
The Pennyrile District will be holding the Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training on August 20th IN-PERSON at Hopkinsville First UMC. The training will run from 1:00pm till 5:00pm CT and is LIMITED to fifty persons per session. The registration ...
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Post Conference Laity Webinar

Thursday, August 25, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Online
Please join us for a follow-up to our AC2022 laity session. We will gather via webinar to continue discussing the status and future of our denomination. We will answer as many of the pre-submitted questions as our allotted time will allow. The ...

Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training - Owensboro District

Saturday, August 27, 2022 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Kentucky Wesleyan College - Jack T. Wells Activity Center
The Owensboro District will be holding the Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training on August 27th IN-PERSON at the Kentucky Wesleyan College in the Jack T. Wells Activity Center. The training will run from 1:00pm till 5:30pm CT and is LIMITED to ...
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Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training - Heartland District

Saturday, August 27, 2022 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Kentucky Conference Office - Holloway Meeting Room
The Heartland District will be holding the Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training on August 27th IN-PERSON at the Kentucky Conference office. The training will run from 1:00pm till 5:00pm ET and is LIMITED to fifty persons per session. The ...
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KY East District Training Event

Friday, September 9, 2022 to Saturday, September 10, 2022
Please share and invite your congregation to the District Training Event. We will have a total of 4 training sessions on September 10th (Discipleshift will be September 9th & 10th). I have attached the schedule and more info on the Discipleshift ...

Leadership Training Day - Heartland & Bluegrass Districts

Saturday, September 17, 2022 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: The Kentucky Annual Conference Office
Join us for a day of training in the following areas: SPRC training - Facilitated by Kevin Burney One Board Model - Facilitated by John Hatton Finance & treasurer – Facilitated by  Administrative services Youth leader training - Facilitated by ...
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Clergy Family Picnic

Saturday, October 1, 2022 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Ogle Foundation Woodland Pavilion in the Parklands of Floyds Fork
Heartland Clergy Family Picnic will be Saturday, October 1st 4:00pm at the Ogle Foundation Woodland Pavilion in The Parklands of Floyds Fork. The pavilion is located in Broad Run Park and you can find more information at this link. Click on "...

2022 Disaster Relief Trip to Western Kentucky

Sunday, October 2, 2022 to Friday, October 7, 2022
Location: Western Kentucky
Sponsored by Kentucky United Methodists Volunteers in Missions On December 10th of 2021, Western Kentucky was hit by an unprecedented string of tornados, leaving a vast line of destruction. Long-term recovery and rebuilding efforts are now needed. ...
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Wespath's Clergy Benefits Academy

Monday, November 14, 2022 to Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Location: The Omni Interlocken
The Clergy Benefits Academy welcomes clergy in all ages and stages of ministry—new ordinands, early-career clergy, mid-career clergy, ready-to-retire clergy, district superintendents, clergy in extension ministries—and spouses are welcome, too. ...
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Wespath's Rev It Up!

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 to Friday, November 18, 2022
Location: The Omni Interlocken
Learn ways to improve your financial, emotional, social, spiritual and physical health. Gain the inspiration to move mountains in your ministry. Relax and rejuvenate in a resort-like setting. Prepare for a bright future! Clergy 39 years old and ...
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