PaCE Registration is open until Feb 14.
Northern Region PaCE Groups:
Meeting Time: Will meet the Fourth Wednesday of the Month from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. However, the first meeting will be on March 18, from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Meeting location: Princeton UMC for the first meeting and then create a rotation of locations together.
Facilitator: Ginny Samuel Cetuk
This six session PaCE group will focus on issues of health and wellbeing among clergy in GNJ. Participants will become familiar with research on clergy health by the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits/Wespath. Conversations will culminate in the writing of a Covenant of Wellbeing as individuals and as a group.
Central Region PaCE Groups:
When it IS all about ME
Meeting Time: Second Thursday of every month (begins March 12), 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Meeting location: Christ UMC, Lakewood for the first meeting and then create a rotation of locations together.
Facilitator: Iraida Ruiz de Porras
Explore the benefits of living in a space where stress is released and creativity is unleashed (transformation) that will help us into and through the patterns of liminality (transition) in our constantly changing world, setting, and ministries and which create anxiety and stress.
As exercise programs and diets are not made “one size fits all”, explore spiritual exercises and find the right one for self. From meditation, contemplation, examine, journaling, movement exercises, mantras, mandalas, photography, music, and art the goal is to become aware, mindful, and compassionate with self and by using these tools to learn how to experience joy daily and enhance your gifts and graces in ministry and family life.
Southern Region PaCE Groups:
Spiritual Formation for Clergy
Meeting Time: Fourth Wednesday of the month (begins Jan 29) 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Meeting location: Asbury UMC, Egg Harbor for the first meeting and then create a rotation of locations together.
Facilitator: Peter Jamieson
Exploring spiritual formation practices that will help you be more contemplative in your daily lives. This groups will help you enrich your current spiritual practices as well as discover new ways to enrich in your relationship with God.