Vol. XVI, Issue 30

September 28, 2017

Center for Health to Host Webinar

The Center for Health is hosting an upcoming webinar about reducing the risk of sharing germs on pastoral care visits. The one-hour webinar Pastoral Care Visits: Are you carrying more than comfort? will be held Tuesday, October 17 at 2 p.m. CST. Please share this registration link.

In addition, you can use this image and URL (http://www.wespath.org/cfh/tools-webinar/)to promote the event within your conference.

revitup! for a Lifetime in Ministry—Scholarship Opportunities and Childcare This Year!

Wespath is hosting a revitup! for a Lifetime in Ministry educational event for young clergy ages 39 and under November 13-15, 2017 in Pensacola Beach, Florida. This event serves to strengthen personal, financial and leadership skills in order to sustain a lifetime in ministry.

New this year are scholarship opportunities available to first-time attendees of revitup! The UMC Initiative to Address Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders is offering a limited number of scholarships through a Lilly Endowment grant which seeks to strengthen personal and congregational financial stewardship leadership. The opportunity includes complimentary registration and two nights at the host hotel if the recipient agrees to the following requirements:

Please share information about this scholarship with the young clergy in your conference, and consider partnering with the scholarship opportunity to help cover the costs of travel for your young clergy to attend this important educational event.

To apply for this scholarship, registrants should utilize the code provided during the registration process. For questions, contact Renee Smith-Edmondson, Manager of Meetings and Events at rsmith-edmondson@wespath.org or Bonnie Marden, UMC Lilly Endowment Grant Project Manager at umclillyproject@gmail.com.

Also new this year is a Caring for Kids program at revitup! Childcare will be provided by a licensed, fully-insured, background-checked, uniformed and CPR & First Aid certified team. Hours of service will be during the day while classes are in session. Age-appropriate activities, games, toys and snacks will be provided. Childcare at revitup! this year is complimentary.

Use this promo to help us promote revitup! on your social media pages, online newsletters or websites with a quick link to the revitup! event information and registration.

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