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Aug. 29, 2014 The Digest is an easy way to catch up on all of the stories that have been published in the last week. Each story is linked to the original, and there is a short excerpt. You may want to share this digest on your church's website so that they know what has been happening in our conference and beyond.Read more »
Aug. 29, 2014 October 11th at Davidson UMC is on the calendar.Read more »
Aug. 27, 2014 A grant from the Caraway Velo Club has made possible the purchase of two new mountain bikes for Mount Shepherd Retreat Center. To encourage mountain biking as part of a healthy lifestyle CVC has donated two “like new” bikes as well.Read more »
Aug. 27, 2014 There will be two events to help revitalize your churches offered by the Church Vitality Team in early October: You've Launched-Now What? and The Domino Effect. Get more details below.Read more »
Aug. 26, 2014 Two Charlotte churches offering seminars/workshops this Fall:Read more »
By Jennifer Davis
Some of you may have read my April blog in which I tell the story of how “On My Way to Sixty…..I Lost My Mind!” It’s a much longer and more involved story than I can share in this forum but, as I told it again on yesterday, I had a new revelation.
The short version of the story is that one month before I turned 60 years of age, I was part of a yearlong leadership training class that required me to spend four night and five days in the Pisgah National Forest with the other participants. It was an Outward Bound adventure that was intended to focus on team building, trust, and leadership skills.
It was the only part of the yearlong training that was not optional and, in case no one has noticed, I am not an outdoor kind of girl. I wanted to be a part of that training so badly that I swallowed….well almost swallowed…my fear and off I went to the woods with 27 other people that I did not know. I truly thought I had lost my mind and I was convinced of that when we stepped off the vans into the middle of nowhere and told “girls to the right and boys to the left” if you needed to go to the bathroom.
This video was featured during Saturday afternoon at the School of Congregational Development. This was also featured during Annual Conference during the Vision Report on Thursday afternoon. See other videos from Annual Conference on our YouTube Channel.Watch more on our YouTube channel »
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