Developing Intentional Systems of Disciple Formation in the Appalachian District

March 1, 2023

The Appalachian District is excited to offer opportunities for you, your disciple formation teams, teachers, leaders, to learn more about implementing intentional systems of Disciple Formation in your local congregations. Over the next four months we will focus on formation vs. programs and event driven ministry in adults, children, and youth. We will be looking at worship leadership and how this too offers opportunities to develop an ongoing awareness of the Holy Spirit’s presence in our lives.

March 21st is being offered two times 11-12 & 7-8 Children’s Formation & Transformation led by Rev. Dr. Leann Hadley from Christ Church United Methodist in Louisville, KY
Option 1-   11:00-12:00am conversation and link. - Join Zoom Meeting
Option 2-   7:00-8:00pm conversation and link. - Join Zoom Meeting

April 18 at 10:00-2:00 Adolescent Disciple Formation – Beyond Programs and Events led by Rev. Shannon LeMaster-Smith, WNCC Youth Ministry Strategist to be held at the Appalachian District Office. Registrations are required for this event. Cost: $15 per person

May 11th at 11:00 Worship Leadership Workshop - Worship, followed by lunch, then a workshop led by Abbye West Pates, Singer, Songwriter, and Worship Leader from Memphis, TN. This will be held at First UMC in Lenoir. Invite anyone who helps lead worship, worship music, etc. Registrations are required for this event. Cost: $15 per person


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