Art of Hospitality 2024

Art of Hospitality 2024 Date: Tuesday, April 16 – Wednesday, April 17, 2024 Hosts: Resurrection’s ShareChurch Ministry Cost: Individual: $129 – $169 / Person; Group Rate: 20% Off (5 or more) Super Early Bird Pricing until February 23, Early Bird Pricing until March 22 – Register Early for the best price!   Art of Hospitality returns, offering church leaders an in-depth immersion into the art of creating exceptional guest experiences. This year, the event unveils two new sessions: -Ensuring Safety and Security: Prioritizing guest well-being with practical protocols and procedures. -Providing Great Experience In-person and Online: Cultivating warm welcomes and genuine connections in both physical and virtual settings.   Join experienced speakers, including Rev. Adam Hamilton (Resurrection's Founding Pastor) and authors Yvonne Gentile and Debi Nixon, as they share: -Proven strategies: Learn from experienced leaders and adapt their insights to your context. -Interactive workshops: Immerse yourself in practical activities and apply learnings immediately. -Networking opportunities: Connect with colleagues from across the country and build lasting relationships.   This in-person event will showcase: -Hands-on learning: Experience the impact of exceptional hospitality firsthand. -Scalable solutions: Adapt strategies to fit your church's unique needs and size. -Lasting impact: Leave equipped with tools to […]

Northeast District Leading Worship Lay Servant Academy

This course focuses on the ministry of the Lay Servant who either regularly or occasionally leads a group, class, organization, or the congregation in worship.  The course is grounded in the classic patterns of Christian worship and the practices of leading worship.  Upon completion of this course the student should be able to identify the Basic Pattern of Worship and describe its history.  They should be able to offer supportive feedback on planning and leading worship.  Participants will explore and practice leading worship in a variety of settings, and alternative patterns of worship. Click here to learn more.

Event Series IN the Know

General Conference Q&A – IN the Know

Questions about General Conference? Look no further! The following livestreams (called IN the Know) were organized for the whole Conference by Rev. Dr. Aleze Fulbright, Rev. Russ Abel, during which you can ask questions about General Conference. Click here to submit your questions. March 12, 6:00 ET – IN the Know: Understanding the Postponed 2020 General Conference - with Rev. Dr. Aleze Fulbright, Russ Abel, Justin Cason; Facebook Live April 16, 6:00 ET – IN the Know: Understanding the Postponed 2020 General Conference - with Rev. Dr. Aleze Fulbright, Russ Abel, Justin Cason; Facebook Live Check with your Conference Superintendent for further events in your district.  The following events were scheduled by the East and Northeast Districts, but everyone is welcome to join. March 10, 2:00 ET  – “What is General Conference and What will They be Talking About?” Zoom:  https://inumc.zoom.us/j/85772147335? April 7 - “What is General Conference and What will They be Talking About?” 2:00 ET at Community of Hope in Muncie 6:30 ET at New Haven UMC May 5, 2:00 ET – “General Conference Report” (General Conference ends May 3) Zoom:  https://inumc.zoom.us/j/86491621938?pwd=76IixtoN5ehbRl2AmmrKThAzedj9hT.1    

Child and Youth Protection Training

Child and Youth Protection Training April 20, 2024, 10a-12p - online via Zoom - registration coming soon Description - The Indiana Annual Conference is committed to the well-being of every person entrusted to its care as well as those entrusted to the care of local United Methodist Churches in all of Indiana. Our calling is to provide safe sanctuary for all of God’s people including our children, youth, and vulnerable adults. Indiana United Methodists affirm that all children, youth, and vulnerable adults have the right to expect safe sanctuary. There is no cost to attend. Expect to Learn: -why a child and youth policy is essential -how to create or update your church policy -INUMC protection policy -how to create or update a training for your church -how to address concerns regarding social media, technology, and the internet -when and how to address child abuse

Northeast District Leading Worship Lay Servant Academy

This course focuses on the ministry of the Lay Servant who either regularly or occasionally leads a group, class, organization, or the congregation in worship.  The course is grounded in the classic patterns of Christian worship and the practices of leading worship.  Upon completion of this course the student should be able to identify the Basic Pattern of Worship and describe its history.  They should be able to offer supportive feedback on planning and leading worship.  Participants will explore and practice leading worship in a variety of settings, and alternative patterns of worship. Click here to learn more.