Alignment 2020:
Clergy Listening Sessions, March 25, 26

Clergy and local church staff and volunteers are being asked to think creatively and adapt as the world is overwhelmed by COVID-19 (coronavirus) and its effect on the health and well-being of individuals all over the world.

As leaders look to maintain best practices for the health of national, state and local communities, how are church leaders to best share opportunities for weekly worship and fellowship all while observing safety protocols such as social distancing and quarantines?

Director of Connectional Ministries (DCM) the Rev. Dr. Ted Smith will offer two listening sessions for clergy to share their thoughts on 1) Their new pastoral leadership model and 2) New worship and social connection best practices.

• Session 1: Wednesday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Join at: or by dialing 1-646-876-9923; Meeting ID: 828920302#

• Session 2: Thursday, March 26 from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Join at:  or by dialing 1-646-876-9923; Meeting ID: 817813475#

These sessions will be recorded for later viewing as well.

Alignment 2020: Connection Opportunities is the way the conference Connectional Ministries office is better aligning with the conference vision and as a resource to local churches. Be on the lookout for monthly webinars with topics such as discipleship, other communications from Smith and ongoing ways you can provide your feedback to the conference office.


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