180 Turnaround Church Conference

180 Turnaround Church Conference

MARCH 23, 2017

Join Redeemer United Methodist Church, 13980 Shavey Road, DeWitt, Michigan on March 23, 2017 for our 9th annual ­180 Turnaround Church Conference!

This all-day, reasonably priced teaching conference is designed to help pastors and church leaders get started and continue transitioning their congregation through change.

This conference offers a variety of workshops on a multitude of topics from strategic planning, volunteers, communications, leadership, hospitality, administrative structure, outreach and much more.

For more information

BRIDGES OUT OF POVERTY RETREAT – Clarkston UMC

March 3rd and 4th, 2017

Bridges Out of Poverty looks at the dynamics that cause and maintain poverty from an individual to systemic level and provides strategies to prevent, reduce and alleviate poverty in your community.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Give examples of hidden rules among classes.
  • Analyze the eight resources of a customer or employee.
  • Explain ow economic realities affect patterns of living.
  • Explain language registers, discourse patterns and story structure.
  • Explain how mental models are effective interventions for cognitive and language barriers.
  • Identify principles for improving outcomes with individuals from generational poverty.

This is a great opportunity for churches and individuals to create best practices for reaching out to the community.

To register, visit:  http://www.clarkstonumc.org/events/bopretreat.html

BRIDGES OUT OF POVERTY RETREAT – clarkstonumc.org

www.clarkstonumc.org

BRIDGES OUT OF POVERTY RETREAT March 3rd and 4th, 2017. Bridges Out of Poverty looks at the dynamics that cause and maintain poverty from an individual to systemic …

 

Take it to the Streets May 21

Crossroads District is sponsoring another Take it to the Streets on Saturday, May 21, 2016 in Flint, Clarkston and Owosso.

Volunteers from those communities will gather to feed the hungry, remove blight, minister to the sick, shut-ins and homeless, landscape and beautify public areas, plant community gardens and more! There is something for everyone!

Saturday, May 21, 2016 9-2pm Crossroads District ” Taking It To The Streets” community mission event.  Sign up at www.TakingittotheStreetsUMC.org or you may call: 810-235-0016 to sign-up or with questions.

Come on and register and share Jesus with our local communities with service activities.

Flyer for event.

Details available at Rethink Church.

Crossroads District United Methodist Women Social Action Day

Crossroads District United Methodist Women is hosting their Social Action Day on April 9, 2016 at Davison UMC, 207 East Third Street, Davison, MI 48423. Doors open at 9:30a.m. and presentation begins at 10a.m.

The presentation will be on Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery, Keynote Speaker: Jane P. White, who is the Director and Founder of the Michigan Human Trafficking Taskforce.  All are welcome to attend this informative presentation.

See the attached flier HERE for more information.

Crossroads District Wide Picnic, Potluck and Praise!

Welcoming Picnic, Potluck and Praise for our district laity, pastors and newly appointed pastors, our guests, to our district.

Please bring a dish to pass and your lawn chair.  There will be praise songs, a time of annointing, food and fellowship.

Detailed Flier:   Welcome Picnic 2015.08.30