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September 2018

Bishop's Regional Meeting

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 7:00 PM
Location: Washington United Methodist Church
This meeting will be held at Washington UMC in Maysville, KY. Rev. Susan Jinnett-Sack will be the host DS.

Clergy School

Monday, September 10, 2018 to Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Location: Conference Center

2018 - Commissioning Info Meeting (Crestwood - if needed)

Friday, September 14, 2018 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: KYUMC Conference Center
Attendance at one Commissioning Information Meeting is required for all seminarians and/or licensed local pastors who are applying for a change of status (commissioning). Materials will be provided about pre-work that will be submitted to the Board ...

Bluegrass LACE III: September 15 with Rev. Tim Thompson!

Saturday, September 15, 2018 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Lebanon UMC
The 2018 Bluegrass District LACE series continues its third session with Rev. Tim Thompson speaking on United Methodist History and Theology! After the keynote, the group will break into tracks. Lay Servant Track: "Communications" with Rev. Shannon ...

Bishop's Regional Meeting

Monday, September 17, 2018 7:00 PM
Location: Trniity Hill UMC
This meeting will be held at Trinity Hill UMC in Lexington, KY. Rev. Iosmar Alvarez will be the hosting DS. 

Bishop's Regional Meeting

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 7:00 PM
Location: St. Matthews United Methodist Church
This meeting will be held at St. Matthews UMC in the Louisville area. Rev. Gary Gibson will be the host DS.

Owensboro District LACE Training

Saturday, September 22, 2018 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Mary Kendall Campus – Ed. Building
Schedule: Core Course Exploring God’s Call - 9/22/18 (morning) United Methodist History, Theology & Structure 9/22/18(afternoon) Worship & Sacraments 9/29/18 (morning)   Lay Speaker Track (in addition to core)  Preaching & Teaching ~ 9/29/2018 ...

UMVIM Team Leader Training - Owensboro District

Saturday, September 22, 2018 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Island United Methodist Church
UMVIM is Making a Difference.   There is never a lack of ways to be involved in the church.  Let me add one more possibility to your list.  Missions. The United Methodist Church has one of the best mission ministries offerings available; it’s the ...

Welcome Reception for Dr. Iomsar Alvarez

Sunday, September 23, 2018 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Centenary UMC

Owensboro District LACE Training

Saturday, September 29, 2018 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Mary Kendall Campus – Ed. Building
Schedule: Core Course Exploring God’s Call - 9/22/18 (morning) United Methodist History, Theology & Structure 9/22/18(afternoon) Worship & Sacraments 9/29/18 (morning)   Lay Speaker Track (in addition to core)  Preaching & Teaching ~ 9/29/2018 ...

Bishop's Regional Meeting

Monday, October 1, 2018 7:00 PM
Location: Chapel Hill UMC
This meeting will be held at Chapel Hill UMC in the Henderson area. Rev. Dan Huck will be the host DS.

Bishop's Regional Meeting

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 7:00 PM
Location: Broadway UMC
This meeting will be held at Broadway UMC in the Bowling Green area. Rev. Mark Dickinson will be the host DS.

Gospel Music Returns to The Cumberlands

Friday, October 5, 2018 6:00 PM
Location: Benham United Methodist Church
Jeff and Sheri Easter along with Brian Burchfield, Royal Vision, The Watson Brothers, Royal Vision and Wendy Blair Williams 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 ...

Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, October 6, 2018 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Centenary United Methodist Church
A Pancake Breakfast will be held at: Centenary United Methodist Church 2800 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, KY on Saturday, October 6th from 7:30 a.m. until noon.  There is no set price but donations are welcome.  Eggs Benedict will be available for...

Owensboro District LACE Training

Saturday, October 13, 2018 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Mary Kendall Campus – Ed. Building
Schedule: Core Course Exploring God’s Call - 9/22/18 (morning) United Methodist History, Theology & Structure 9/22/18(afternoon) Worship & Sacraments 9/29/18 (morning)   Lay Speaker Track (in addition to core)  Preaching & Teaching ~ 9/29/2018 ...

Bluegrass LACE IV: October 20 with Rev. Mark Gibbons!

Saturday, October 20, 2018 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: St. Mark UMC
The 2018 Bluegrass District LACE series continues with District Superintendent Rev. Mark Gibbons speaking on the Sacraments! After the keynote, the group will break into tracks. Lay Servant and Leadership Track: "Worship" with Scott Heersche, and "...

UMVIM Team Leader Training - Lexington District

Saturday, November 3, 2018 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church
UMVIM is Making a Difference.   There is never a lack of ways to be involved in the church.  Let me add one more possibility to your list.  Missions. The United Methodist Church has one of the best mission ministries offerings available; it’s the ...

Boundaries Training - Bowling Green, KY

Thursday, November 8, 2018 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Christ Church UMC
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Native American Educational Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Saturday, November 10, 2018
Location: Centenary United Methodist Church
Opening Ceremony & Special Guests ➢  Native American Honor Guard (OVNAWCS) ➢  Pastor James Williams, Julie Broderson ➢  Bishop Leonard Fairley ➢  Collaborative Organizations ➢  Lee Pennington – Storyteller, Keynote Speaker   Kids Demonstrations ➢  ...

Gospel Music Returns to The Cumberlands

Saturday, November 10, 2018 6:00 PM
Location: Benham United Methodist Church
The Singing Cooke's and Cooke Brothers, along with Tommy Spencer, The Joyaires, and The Coffman's 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 ...

UMM - Bluegrass District Meeting

Monday, November 12, 2018 6:30 PM
Location: Lebanon UMC
Men of all Ages – Come and join us at one or all of our District Meetings!! There will be a meal followed by a time of Prayer and Devotion, Guest Speaker and finally the Business Meeting. The Bluegrass District UMM Face Book Page is Bluegrass ...

November 15th In This Together - Cancelled

Thursday, November 15, 2018 to Friday, November 16, 2018
Due to inclement weather, the Lexington In This Together event has been cancelled.

BOM Meeting

Thursday, November 15, 2018 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: TBD

LACE V: November 17 with Rev. Owen Dolin

Saturday, November 17, 2018 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Frankfort First UMC
The 2018 Bluegrass District LACE series finishes up with Rev. Owen Dolin speaking on Leadership! After the keynote, the group will break into tracks. Lay Servant Track: Sermons/Devotionals Leadership Track Morning Options: "Pastoral Care" with Dr. ...

The Martins in Concert

Sunday, November 18, 2018 6:00 PM
Location: Centenary United Methodist Church
Multi-Grammy Nominated Recording Artist, The Martins In Concert to Benefit The United Methodist Children's Homes The smooth, rich sounds of multi-Dove Award winning and multi-Grammy nominated trio, The Martins will be featured in Lexington, KY, on ...
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Heartland District NCD team

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Fern Creek UMC

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 ...

Appalachian Christmas at Lake Junaluska

Thursday, December 6, 2018 to Sunday, December 9, 2018
Location: Lake Junaluska
All are invited to Lake Junaluska December 6-9 for Appalachian Christmas, a special festive event including multiple concerts, a storyteller and a craft show.    The Lake Junaluska Singers will return, under Director Mary Huff and Associate Director ...

Lexington District Christmas Dinner

Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Wesley Village

CANCELLED - Bluegrass District Christmas Dinner

Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:00 PM
Location: Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church
The Bluegrass District Christmas Dinner for Pastors, Retired Pastors, and District Leaders will be on Saturday, December 15, at Noon at Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church.  Details will be shared as the date approaches. 

Lexington dCOM

Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:00 PM

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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Pan Methodist Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

Saturday, January 19, 2019 1:00 PM
Location: Quinn Chapel AME Church
Every third Monday in January, we pause to reflect and honor the great legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The impact of his life’s work continues to touch our lives today and we are forever grateful for his relentlessness efforts to ...

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...

UMM - Bluegrass District Meeting

Monday, February 11, 2019 6:30 PM
Location: Harrodsburg UMC
Men of all Ages – Come and join us at one or all of our District Meetings!! We will begin the meeting at the usual time of 6:30 pm on Monday February 11, 2019 with the meal first, followed by a devotion by the host church and guest speaker.  ...

Lexington DOT

Thursday, February 21, 2019 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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 ...

Awakening 70

Friday, March 22, 2019 to Saturday, March 23, 2019
Location: Centenary UMC

Lexington DOT

Monday, March 25, 2019 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lexington dCOM

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 1:00 PM

Heartland District LACE

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

Dinner Church Zoom

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Join us to learn more about what it means to be a Dinner Church ahead of the Fresh Expressions Dinner Church Encounter Training on May 9 at First Fire in Winchester. Join us for an online vision casting April 24, 2:30 pm here

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 ...

Nicholasville Area Spring Zoom

Thursday, May 2, 2019 6:30 PM
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Winchester Area Spring Zoom

Monday, May 6, 2019 6:30 PM
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Kentucky Dinner Church Encounters

Thursday, May 9, 2019 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Winchester First Fire
Leaders all across the country are rediscovering Jesus' dinner table theology that dominated the Apostolic Era.  The present-day Dinner Church movement is giving leaders and churches a renewed ability to reach people who would never attend their ...

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 ...

Bluegrass District Conference

Sunday, May 19, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: Lawrenceburg UMC
The Bluegrass District Conference will take place on Sunday, May 19, at 3 PM at Lawrenceburg UMC. 

Lexington Area Spring Zoom

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 6:30 PM
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Richmond Area Spring Zoom

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 6:30 PM
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Lexington District Conference

Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Andover Campus of Lexington First 4131 Todds Rd., Lexington

Day of Empowerment for Moving Clergy

Saturday, June 1, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Lexington dCOM

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 1:00 PM

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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Welcoming New Clergy to the Lexington District

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: First UMC
This event is for any clergy new to the Lexington District.

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

Nathaniel Mission Open House

Saturday, September 21, 2019 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  SEPT 21 Open House & Benefit Show   SATURDAY September 21, 2019 Open House & Kid's Activities 5pm Live & Music & Silent Action 6pm Thoroughbred Magic Guild's 50th Anniversary Show 7pm ...

Lexington District Youth Worship

Sunday, September 22, 2019 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: St. Luke UMC

Commissioning Info Meeting

Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:30 PM to Monday, September 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Location: Lexington District Office

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  

Heartland District NCD team meeting

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

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

Church Multiplication Institute Session 1

Friday, January 10, 2020 to Saturday, January 11, 2020

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 ...

Awakening 70

Friday, February 21, 2020 7:00 PM to Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Location: Centenary UMC

Lexington District General Conference Meeting

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 to 8:00 PM
Location: Trinity Hill UMC

A Morning with Bishop Fairley and Confirmation Students

Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:00 AM
Location: Crestwood UMC
  9:45am… Doors Open at Crestwood United Methodist Church 10:00 am… The Connection at Work – We will hear brief presentations from several of the conference areas of ministry and the ways that we are connected throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky...

District Pastor's Meeting - Bluegrass

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Danville Centenary UMC
District Pastor’s Meeting Tuesday, March 24 (choose one of the following times): 11 am–12:30 pm, or 7:00 pm-8:30 pm.  Each of these will be at Danville Centenary.  We will hear testimonies from several of what being a part of a Covenant Small Group...

District Pastor's Meeting - Bluegrass

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Danville Centenary UMC
District Pastor’s Meeting Tuesday, March 24 (choose one of the following times): 11 am–12:30 pm, or 7:00 pm-8:30 pm.  Each of these will be at Danville Centenary.  We will hear testimonies from several of what being a part of a Covenant Small ...

Retirement Seminar

Thursday, March 26, 2020 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Retirement Seminar for those clergy who will be retiring at Annual Conference in June 2020. Topics include Wespath retirement accounts, setting up access in Benefits Access, Social Security and Medicare, retiree health care, and logistics for Annual ...

CANCELLED - Emergency Response Training - Bluegrass

Saturday, March 28, 2020 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Shelbyville Centenary UMC
Early Response Team (ERT) Training March 28, 2020    8 am – 5 pm Shelbyville Centenary UMC Shelbyville, KY               On Saturday, March 28 Shelbyville Centenary UMC will host UMCOR – ERT Training for the Bluegrass District. Jim Morse, our ...
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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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POSTPONED The Second Annual KyUMH Epicurean Experience

Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes - Nicholasville Campus
With a gourmet theme and a compassionate cause, the Epicurean Experience is one of the year's most anticipated charitable events. Guests enjoy spectacular food and live entertainment. Featured Lexington chefs serve their best dishes, desserts and ...
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Virtual YDR

Friday, May 15, 2020 to Saturday, May 16, 2020
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30 Minutes with the DS

Monday, May 18, 2020 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
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30 Minutes with the DS

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
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30 Minutes with the DS

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
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Bluegrass District Conference

Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
District Conference Sunday, May 31, 3:00-4:30 pm, at Shelbyville Centenary.  This date was announced last year, and we are reminding you again. All pastors and Annual Conference lay delegates are expected to attend. But all others are welcome. This...

30 Minutes with the DS

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 4:30 PM
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Church and Society Launches Virtual Seminar Program on COVID-19

Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:00 PM
Location: Online
Church and Society takes its signature Seminar Program virtual in a series of webinars on COVID-19 and social justice issues. The weekly series, called Pre-existing Disparities Revealed, explores how the pandemic intersects with topics such as ...

30 Minutes with the DS

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:30 PM
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KyUMH Evening of Blessings

Monday, July 20, 2020 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes - Mary Kendall Campus
MONDAY JULY 20, 2020 Settle Memorial Renewal and Outreach Center 201 East 4th Street Owensboro, KY The Evening of Blessings is a fundraising dinner to benefit the Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes Mary Kendall Campus. Join us for a relaxing ...

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: ...

Commissioning Information Zoom

Monday, September 14, 2020 7:00 PM

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 - Owensboro - VIRTUAL

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

Lexington District Conference - VIRTUAL

Sunday, November 15, 2020 4:00 PM

District Conference - Bluegrass - VIRTUAL

Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:30 PM

District Conference - Heartland - VIRTUAL

Sunday, November 22, 2020 4:00 PM

Annual Conference 2020

Sunday, December 6, 2020 to Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Annual Conference 2020 will be held on December 8-9. For more information

Kentucky Council of Churches - Prayer in Action Days!

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
The Kentucky Council of Churches presents their annual Prayer in Action Days! Their annual Prayer in Action Days will kick-off February 2nd. This year will be a bit different since we cannot be at the Capitol but you can still participate by tuning ...

Kentucky Council of Churches - Prayer in Action Days!

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
The Kentucky Council of Churches presents their annual Prayer in Action Days! Their annual Prayer in Action Days will kick-off February 2nd. This year will be a bit different since we cannot be at the Capitol but you can still participate by tuning ...

Kentucky Council of Churches - Prayer in Action Days!

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
The Kentucky Council of Churches presents their annual Prayer in Action Days! Their annual Prayer in Action Days will kick-off February 2nd. This year will be a bit different since we cannot be at the Capitol but you can still participate by tuning ...

Kentucky Council of Churches - Prayer in Action Days!

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
The Kentucky Council of Churches presents their annual Prayer in Action Days! Their annual Prayer in Action Days will kick-off February 2nd. This year will be a bit different since we cannot be at the Capitol but you can still participate by tuning ...

Kentucky Council of Churches - Prayer in Action Days!

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
The Kentucky Council of Churches presents their annual Prayer in Action Days! Their annual Prayer in Action Days will kick-off February 2nd. This year will be a bit different since we cannot be at the Capitol but you can still participate by tuning ...

Kentucky Council of Churches - Prayer in Action Days!

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
The Kentucky Council of Churches presents their annual Prayer in Action Days! Their annual Prayer in Action Days will kick-off February 2nd. This year will be a bit different since we cannot be at the Capitol but you can still participate by tuning ...

Awakening 70 Phase 1

Thursday, March 11, 2021 7:00 PM
This is a virtual event for clergy only.  You will receive a Zoom link with your registration confirmation.

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 ...

Lexington District Conference

Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:00 PM

Bluegrass District Conference

Thursday, May 20, 2021 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Offering of Hope for Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes

Sunday, May 30, 2021
Location: Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes
The Offering of Hope each 5th Sunday is the backbone of financial support for the Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes (KyUMH). Each year, KyUMH serves 800-100 youth and families impacted by abuse, neglect and trauma. The connectional support ...
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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 ...

Welcoming Our New DS

Sunday, July 11, 2021 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Lebanon UMC
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Welcoming Our New DS

Sunday, July 18, 2021 to 4:00 PM
Location: Frankfort First UMC Todd House

I'm Black. I'm Christian. I'm Methodist. - Webinar

Thursday, July 29, 2021 7:00 PM to Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 9:00 PM
 - REGISTER TODAY! - Join The Kentucky Conference's own Rev. Dr. Anthony Everett and Rev. Dr. Kathy Goodwin on July 29, 2021, for a great conversation with the editor, Rev. Dr. Rudy Rasmus, and four other contributing authors of the book - "I'm ...

Commissioning Information Zoom

Monday, August 30, 2021 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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 ...

LACE - Spiritual Gifts

Thursday, September 16, 2021 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
All Bluegrass District LACE classes are via Zoom this fall.  You must register tor receive the Zoom link. Registration form

LACE - UM History

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
All Bluegrass District LACE classes are via Zoom this fall.  You must register tor receive the Zoom link. Registration form

Henry/Shelby/Spencer Cluster Charge Conference

Sunday, October 10, 2021 4:00 PM
Location: Shelbyville Centenary
If you can't be at Charge Conference in person, you can stream it here: Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/centenaryshelbyville/live  YouTube Live https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFQ7gRUEwCTavSK9UvqiMaQ

Nelson/Marion/Taylor Cluster Charge Conference

Sunday, October 17, 2021 4:00 PM
Location: Bardstown UMC

Washington/Boyle/Mercer Cluster Charge Conference

Sunday, October 24, 2021 4:00 PM
Location: Harrodsburg First

LACE - UM Theology

Thursday, October 28, 2021 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
All Bluegrass District LACE classes are via Zoom this fall.  You must register tor receive the Zoom link. Registration form

LACE - Sacraments

Thursday, November 4, 2021 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
All Bluegrass District LACE classes are via Zoom this fall.  You must register tor receive the Zoom link. Registration form

Anderson/Woodford/Franklin/Scott Cluster Charge Conference

Sunday, November 14, 2021 4:00 PM
Location: Georgetown First

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 ...

Farm Field Work Day

Saturday, March 26, 2022
Farm Field Cleanup In the past few days, we have received information from Jim Morse, the KY Conference Disaster Response Coordinator, related to a need within our District and Conference.  It has been brought to his attention that there are still ...

Aldersgate Camp Work Day

Saturday, April 9, 2022
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International Ministries Crockpot Cook-off

Saturday, April 9, 2022 to 7:00 PM
District International Missions Fundraiser We invite you to a night of fun! Crockpot cook offs have been a fun time for local churches, but we want to do it on a bigger scale with more food to try and more people to enjoy fellowship with. To ...

Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training - Bluegrass District

Saturday, April 30, 2022 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Frankfort First UMC
The Bluegrass District will be holding the Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training on April 30th IN-PERSON at the Frankfort First UMC. The training will run from 1:00pm till 5:00pm ET and is LIMITED to fifty persons per session. The registration ...

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 ...

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 - Lexington District

Sunday, May 1, 2022 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: The Source
The Lexington District will be holding the Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training on May 1st IN-PERSON at the The Source. The training will run from 2:00pm till 6:00pm ET and is LIMITED to fifty persons per session. The registration fee is $10 ...

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 ...

Lexington District Conference

Thursday, May 19, 2022 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Trinity Hills
Lexington District Conference held at Trinity Hills at 6pm ET.

Owensboro District Conference

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

Bluegrass District Conference

Sunday, May 22, 2022 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Danville Centenary
Bluegrass District Meeting held at Danville Centenary at 3pm ET.

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

Anti-Racism & Cultural Competency Training - Bluegrass District

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

2022 Discernment Training

Thursday, August 25, 2022 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: ONLINE
We highly recommend that several leaders from your church or ministry participate in one of the training sessions.  The workshop will cover an overview of the process, give practical application points, walk through essential steps in detail, and ...

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 ...

2022 Discernment Training

Sunday, August 28, 2022 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Morehead UMC
We highly recommend that several leaders from your church or ministry participate in one of the training sessions.  The workshop will cover an overview of the process, give practical application points, walk through essential steps in detail, and ...

2022 Discernment Training

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: ONLINE
We highly recommend that several leaders from your church or ministry participate in one of the training sessions.  The workshop will cover an overview of the process, give practical application points, walk through essential steps in detail, and ...

2022 Discernment Training

Thursday, September 1, 2022 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Southern Hills UMC
We highly recommend that several leaders from your church or ministry participate in one of the training sessions.  The workshop will cover an overview of the process, give practical application points, walk through essential steps in detail, and ...

Bluegrass District Full Time Pastors Meeting

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 10:30 AM
Location: KY Conference Office

2022 Discernment Training

Saturday, September 10, 2022 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: ONLINE
We highly recommend that several leaders from your church or ministry participate in one of the training sessions.  The workshop will cover an overview of the process, give practical application points, walk through essential steps in detail, and ...

2022 Discernment Training

Sunday, September 11, 2022 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: KY Conference Office - Holloway Meeting Room
We highly recommend that several leaders from your church or ministry participate in one of the training sessions.  The workshop will cover an overview of the process, give practical application points, walk through essential steps in detail, and ...

Bluegrass District Part Time Pastors Meeting

Monday, September 12, 2022 6:30 PM
Location: St. Andrews UMC
Counties:  Nelson, Washington, Mercer, Marion, Boyle & Taylor

Bluegrass District Part Time Pastors Meeting

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 6:30 PM
Location: St. Paul UMC
Counties:  Henry, Shelby, Franklin, Scott, Anderson, Spencer & Woodford

2022 Discernment Training

Thursday, September 15, 2022 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Glasgow First UMC
We highly recommend that several leaders from your church or ministry participate in one of the training sessions.  The workshop will cover an overview of the process, give practical application points, walk through essential steps in detail, and ...

Bluegrass LACE Leadership Day

Saturday, September 17, 2022

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 ...

2022 Discernment Training

Saturday, September 17, 2022 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Central City UMC
We highly recommend that several leaders from your church or ministry participate in one of the training sessions.  The workshop will cover an overview of the process, give practical application points, walk through essential steps in detail, and ...

2022 Discernment Training

Sunday, September 18, 2022 3:00 PM to Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 6:00 PM
Location: Immanuel-Boone
We highly recommend that several leaders from your church or ministry participate in one of the training sessions.  The workshop will cover an overview of the process, give practical application points, walk through essential steps in detail, and ...

Bluegrass District Supply Pastors Meeting

Monday, September 19, 2022 6:30 PM
Location: St. Paul UMC
Counties:  Henry, Shelby, Franklin, Scott, Anderson, Spencer & Woodford

2022 Discernment Training

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: ONLINE
We highly recommend that several leaders from your church or ministry participate in one of the training sessions.  The workshop will cover an overview of the process, give practical application points, walk through essential steps in detail, and ...

Bluegrass District Supply Pastors Meeting

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 6:30 PM
Location: St. Andrews UMC
Counties:  Nelson, Washington, Mercer, Marion, Boyle & Taylor

2022 Discernment Training

Thursday, September 22, 2022 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Danville Centenary
We highly recommend that several leaders from your church or ministry participate in one of the training sessions.  The workshop will cover an overview of the process, give practical application points, walk through essential steps in detail, and ...

2022 Discernment Training

Thursday, September 29, 2022 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Somerset UMC*
We highly recommend that several leaders from your church or ministry participate in one of the training sessions.  The workshop will cover an overview of the process, give practical application points, walk through essential steps in detail, and ...
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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. ...

Movements in Ministry & Missions Conference

Saturday, November 12, 2022 9:00 AM
Location: The Kentucky Annual Conference Office
Movements in Ministry & Missions Conference (formerly known as Church Beyond) is November 12th! Movements in Ministry & Missions is creating the environment for our churches to reach beyond our current setting into the world. It is a time of ...
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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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