Local Pastors and Associate Members
ROAD TO RENEWAL
WNC LOCAL PASTOR RETREAT
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Ridgecrest Retreat Center in Black Mountain
Register at this link: https://www.etouches.com/renewal17
Thanks to a generous grant from the Duke Endowment, local pastors and their families are invited to experience a weekend retreat and stay overnight on Friday and/or Saturday night at a signficantly reduced rate. This is optional and available on a first-come basis. The retreat committee encourages local pastors to use this as an opportunity for rest and renewal.
The cost for Friday night is $50.00 and Saturday night is $60 and breakfast is included for the clergyperson. Bring your spouse and family. Up to four people can stay in a room and the only additional cost is meals.
The event is mandatory for local pastors in the mentoring program and for all clergy under appointment from another denomination.
Speaker: Rev. Greg Moore, Executive Director of New Faith Communities in the North Carolina Conference
Greg Moore is the founding pastor of All Saints’ UMC, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Before starting All Saints’, Greg served as the Associate Director for Congregational Development for the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, as an Associate Pastor at Christ United Methodist Church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and as the pastor of several churches in rural England within the British Methodist Church.
Worship Led by Roots Revival of Centenary UMC in Winston-Salem
Preacher: Rev. Dr. Winston Worrell, Director, World Methodist Evangelism Institute
2017 LICENSING SCHOOL DATES
from The United Methodist Book of Discipline 2016
The fellowship of local pastors and associate members has a website where they share information, please check it out:
The Local Pastor Retreat for those in the mentoring program was held on April 23, 2016. Bishop Goodpaster and Roots Revival from Centenary UMC in Winston-Salem led worship. Rev. Dr. Connie Shelton, a district superintendent in the Mississippi Conference spoke to the participants. The video of the event is available here:
Associate Membership Requirements [PDF]
Rev. Eric Lineberry, Vice Chair
Rev. Tony Owens, Secretary
Rev. Teresa Blanton, Treasurer