Bi-District Training Day: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020 @ Floris UMC

Lunchtime Roundtables

Spend your lunch break networking with others during a Lunchtime Roundtable. These sessions are designed to be conversations among the participants, facilitated by a leader. Lunchtime Roundtables are optional, but must be selected at the time of registration, as space is limited. Come ready to learn.  Lunchtime Roundtables will be from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Exploring Ministry

There are MANY ways to answer a call to ministry. Come spend some time the chairs of the Alexandria and Arlington District Committee on Ordained Ministry and hear about all the options. Facilitators: Rev. Neil Hough & Rev. Jim Sprouse

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FaithJustice Foundation

People of faith are deeply troubled by persistent poverty in our nation of great wealth, inequality in our land of opportunity, and mass incarceration in our country founded on liberty and justice for all. Come find out where you can start to make a difference on these and other issues of social justice. Facilitator: Rev. Cynthia Johnson-Oliver

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I Have Some Questions

Several Virginia delegates to the Special Called General Conference will be available during the lunch hour for table conversations. As we look toward February, and these delegates prepare to represent our Annual Conference, this is an opportunity to meet them, pray with them, and conference with them. Facilitators: General Conference Delegates

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Introducing the Homeland Generation

The generation after Millennials, Generation Z, people born from the mid-1990s to the early 2000s, make up 25% of the U.S. population, making them a larger cohort than the Baby Boomers or Millennials. Find out more about how your church can reach this group. Facilitator: Rev. Melissa Dunlap

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Ministry with Veterans and Families

At Annual Conference a resolution to provide compassionate support for members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families suffering from post-traumatic stress and moral injury. Come learn about how to do this work. Facilitator: Sgt. Robert Bauer, (retired) MA, JD

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Neighborhood Seminary

The Neighborhood Seminary equips lay persons to missionally engage in their local community. Coming this fall to Northern VA. Come find out more. Facilitator: Heidi A. Miller, director of the Neighborhood Seminary

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Prayer Walking

Prayer Walking will change the world, one person at a time, one church at a time, one community at a time. Learn spiritual discipline of prayer walking for individuals, churches, and as outreach to the community. Facilitator: Rev. Dr. Sarah Calvert

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