2021 Online Annual Conference: Agenda, Book of Recommendations, Special Offering

Leading the Local Church


Trainings for Leadership Positions & Committees


Training Video led by Dr. Derek McAleer, Director of Administrative Services


Helpful resources:

--Slides from presentation

--Role of Finance Committee (BOD)
--What's my job?
--Guidelines book
--Guidelines book
--Conference Resources

--Audit Guide


Local Church Treasurer


--Click here for videos and resources


Training video led by Bishop Lawson Bryan, Episcopal Leader


Helpful resources:
--Role of SPRC (BOD)
--SPRC Cards
--SPRC Evaluation to go with cards
--Resource list
--Guidelines book




Trainings for Local Church Leadership


Training Video led by Allison Lindsey & Suzanne Akins, Connectional Ministries
(28 minutes)


We are all "shaped" by God to serve. Come explore your uniqueness as you delve into your specific spiritual gifts, heart's passions, abilities, personality and experiences.


PDF documents to go along with video. (7 pages)


SHAPE profile to be completed after training.

Meetings that Matter

Training Video led by Ann Smith, Laity, Vineville UMC (40 minutes)


Another dreaded committee meeting on the schedule? What if we became intentional in preparing meetings that actually matter? Join Ann Smith as she shares ways to make our meetings a ministry.

Unleashing Creativity

Training Video led by Anne Bosarge, Congregational Development

(51 minutes)


Learn strategies to get your congregation thinking in ways that will unleash their creativity. 

Teamwork in Ministry 

Training Video led by Derek McAleer and Allison Lindsey (43 minutes)

Safe Sanctuaries101

Training Video led by Allison Lindsey, Suzanne Akins, Annie Paulk, Connectional Ministries Team (30 minutes)


Follow along guide for notes

Asset Based Community Development/Appreciative Inquiry

Coming Soon:
Training Video led by Allison Lindsey, Director, Connectional Ministries



Lay Leader


Helpful resources:
​--What's my job?

--Guidelines book








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