Who: all Pastors, Vicars, Deaconnesses, Deacons, Rostered Workers

When: September 21, 2021 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Where: With your Circuit, Region or on your own

How: Virtually

The theme of our conference is intended to be missional: “Serving a Changeless Christ Amidst a Changing World.”

Things like COVID, political struggles, racial tensions and secularization plague the world, Hebrews 13:8 reminds us, “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever!” Our goal is to inspire, challenge and encourage our pastors in a rapidly changing cultural milieu to stand strong in Jesus. As ministries seem to struggle we want them to thrive and not just survive.

We understand there may be some trepidation in gathering together, therefore your planning committee determined early this year to avoid potential health risks – opening the door for all to attend and have planned a great virtual one day conference. We are encouraging circuits and regions to gather safely and wisely together to experience the comradery of gathering together. Please reach out to your Circuit Visitor to see what is being planned.

The Committee has lined up some marvelous speakers beginning with
Dr. Ed Stetzer, Distinguished Chair of Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton College and the Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center. Dr. Stetzer will be presenting live with opportunities for Q & A.
Additionally we have the following who will share on Mission and Engagement in todays environment:
  • Rev. Dr. Thomas Egger
  • Rev. Roosevelt Gray, Jr.
  • Rev. Dr. David Maier
  • rev. Michael Newman
  • Rev. Dr. John Nunes
  • Rev. Dr. Robert Scudieri
  • Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz
  • Rev. Karl Vaters
  • Rev. Dr. Darrell Zimmerman