Fresh Expressions Fall Events

September 25, 2018

The following fresh expression events are coming up this fall...

Webinar: What is A Fresh Expression?
September 27th 5:30 PM - Register Here
Description: Have you been heard about fresh expressions, but are not sure exactly what it is? In this webinar Luke Edwards, Fresh Expressions Coordinator for the Western NC Conference and Dr. Dee Stokes, Pastor of Unity UMC will introduce the basics of fresh expressions. We'll discuss the basic building blocks of a fresh expression of church and give examples to think about.


Event: The Fresh Expressions Journey
October 20th 3:00 PM - WNCC Conference Office, Huntersville - Register Here
Description: Are you interested in creating a fresh expression of church but don't know where to start? In this event Luke Edwards, Fresh Expressions Coordinator for the Western NC Conference and special guests will introduce a tool called the Fresh Expressions Journey (shown below). The Fresh Expressions Journey has guided thousands of folks in starting new forms of church for their neighbors that would not normally come to church. In person spots are limited so register today. The event will also be available to stream online.


Webinar: Listening to Your Community
November 1st 5:30 PM - Register Here
Description: Are you interested in reaching out to your community, but are not sure how to? The first step is to listen to God and listen to your community. In this webinar Luke Edwards, Fresh Expressions Coordinator for the Western NC Conference and special guest, Rev. Francisco Garcia-Velasquez of the California-Pacific Conference will discuss practical steps to listening to your community well. When we listen first, we know what kind of fresh expression to start.


Event: Dinner Church Encounter (Hosted by Fresh Expressions US)
November 13th 9:30 AM - Mt. Tabor UMC, Winston - Register Here
or December 4th 9:30 AM - First Baptist- Asheville - Register Here
Description: The present-day Dinner Church movement is giving leaders and churches a renewed ability to reach people who would never attend their Sunday morning gatherings. Join us for this special event to find out how the Dinner Church vision could impact your congregation's ministry and leave with practical insights that can enable you to begin hosting a Dinner Church in your own community.

If you have any questions please contact Luke Edwards, Fresh Expressions Coordinator for the WNC Conference at ledwards@wnccumc.net

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