District Clergy Gathering

Date: Saturday, Sept 10, 2022

Time: 10am - 2pm

Location: Savoy UMC, 3002 W Old Church Rd, Champaign 61822


9:45 - 10:00am Checking in/Gathering
10:00 - 10:30am Opening
10:30 - 10:45am Seeking Joy and Excellence in Ministry
10:45 - 11:00am Break
11:00am - 12:00pm Guest Speaker
12:00 - 12:30pm Lunch
12:30 - 1:00pm General Q & A
1:00 - 1:30pm Church/Charge Conference planning

Clergy attendance at this meeting is required. Contact the district office if you have an questions.


Clergy Consultations

Within the next couple of days pastors will be emailed the consultation schedule for them to select a date/time/location for their consultation with the district superintendent. Also with that email will be the consultation form which can be download from the link below. It is due no later than 1 week prior to the scheduled consultation appointment. If you have questions call the district office.

Clergy Consultation Form

2022 Church/Charge Conferences and Worship with Bishop Frank J. Beard

Date: Saturday, November 12

Location: Danville St James UMC, 504 N Vermilion St, Danville 61832

Theme: Seeking Joy and Excellence in Ministry

Schedule for the day -

12:30 - 1:00pm Gathering
1:00 - 1:45pm Church/Charge Conferences for Groups 1 and 2
1:45 - 2:15pm Fellowship/Refreshments/Choir Rehearsal
2:15 - 3:15pm Worship with Bishop Beard
3:15 - 3:45pm Conversation with Bishop Beard
3:45 - 4:00pm Dismissal Groups 1 and 2
4:00 - 4:45pm Church/Charge Conferences for Groups 3 and 4

Angie is asking all pastors to send a current picture of their church(es) doing ministry (mission trip, VBS, food pantry, etc.) to the District Office by Monday, Oct 17. These pictures will be part of the worship service at Charge Conference.

More details will be forthcoming. If you have any questions contact the district office.

Please remember these people in your prayers:

  • Rev Sandi Hire (Farmer City/Weedman) - health issues
  • Rev Kevin Nourie (Donovan/Crescent City) - health issues
  • Gabe Fairchild, son of Gary Fairchild (Gibson City) - health issues
  • Rev Dennis Divan (retired) - health issues
  • Connie Tennyson, wife of Rev John Tennyson (Danville First/Bowman Ave) - health issues
  • Rev. Jim Till (retired) - health issues