Clergy Benefits Academy 2013
CLERGY BENEFITS ACADEMY 2013
November 18-20, 2013
Galloway, NJ 08205
The General Board of Pension & Health Benefits of the United Methodist Church invites active clergy and spouses to attend the Clergy Benefits Academy which will be held at the Stockton Seaview Hotel in Galloway, NJ!
By attending, you will:
Learn how to care for your financial, emotional and physical well-being with age-focused coursework
Gain knowledge and information necessary to make confident...
GNJ Annual Conference on Social Media
The 2013 GNJ Annual Conference is going green and digital! Join us on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram and be a part of the action!
Tweet and Instagram your photos using hashtag: #gnjac13
"Follow" and interact with us on Twitter at twitter.com/gnjumc
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You'll also be able to watch Annual...
CBS Special: Religion & Spirituality in a Changing Society
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Every month GBOD sends you just 5 ways you can better equip Vital Congregations and make disciples of Jesus Christ. Here’s this month’s issue!
1. Discover how congregations successfully dealt with change. Read about the Toward Vitality Research Project, an 18-month study of 158 local churches across the US. The study found three key elements present in congregations undergoing successful change: a pastor unafraid of leading, laity in a ministry partnership with the pastor...
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Christmas advertising is back – calling us to participate in what has become the cornerstone of Christmas: shopping. Meanwhile, the real meaning of Christmas gets lost…after the whole season has been spent in ways that leave many financially depleted and spiritually exhausted. The United Methodist Church invites you to experience a different kind of Christmas – one filled with simple acts of kindness. One that leaves a lasting impact – and we’re not talking about...
5 Ways You Can Better Equip Vital Congregations from GBOD
Every month GBOD sends just 5 ways you can better equip Vital Congregations and make disciples of Jesus Christ. Here’s this month’s issue!
Enhance your skills to help adults learn. Sign up for the free webinar, How Adults Learn: The Emotional Aspect of Learning, on Aug. 28 at 6:30 p.m. CDT. Led by Carol Krau, GBOD’s director of adult formation and discipleship, this webinar will explore how emotions increase or shut down learning. Hear ideas for developing a ...
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Jiyeon Kim and William Williams, two of the 450 young adult seminarians who have received a Special Seminary Scholarship, said the money has helped them follow God’s call to ordained ministry.
William Williams, who finishes at the Theological School at Drew University this spring, said the extra funds from the scholarship have enabled him to focus on ministry and studies, as well as minimizing the amount of money he had to borrow.
“I’ve been a youth pastor at Clonmell...
2012 Stewardship Webinars for Local Church Leaders
The following Webinars are being offered ONLINE by The General Board of Discipleship.
To register for one of the following webinars, visit www.gbod.org/committee_resources. The Webinar training calendar is on the right-hand side of the page. Once you find the webinar(s) you would like to participate in, click the link under the webinar labeled: "Reserve Your Webinar Seat Now."
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