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 I and II
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 I and II
4:00 - 4:45pm Church/Charge Conferences for Groups III and IV
 
  • Angie is asking all pastors to send a current picture of their church 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.
  • If you have any questions that you would like to ask Bishop, please go to the link below and send by October 31. You can do as a group or as an individual. People will have a chance to speak from the floor. https://forms.office.com/r/SzAMeNNNvy

If you have any questions contact the district office.


Basic Lay Servant Class

DATES:   Friday, Nov 18, 2022, 5:30 (check in) -9:00 pm

Saturday, Nov 19, 2022, 8:00am – 5:30pm.  Both days are required.

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

COST:  $40.00 (includes Saturday lunch, drinks and snacks)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Friday, Nov 4, 2022

REGISTRATION:  Advanced registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Susan Connor, IRD Lay Servant Ministries Director, 217.259.1649

Registration     Flyer
 
 

Advanced Lay Servant Classes

CLASSES: Called to Preach and Polity, Practice and the Mission of the United Methodist Church

DATES:   Friday, Nov 18, 2022, 5:30 (check in) -9:00 pm

Saturday, Nov 19, 2022, 8:00am – 5:30pm.  Both days are required.

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

COST:  $40.00 (includes Saturday lunch, drinks and snacks)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Friday, Nov 4, 2022

REGISTRATION:  Advanced registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Susan Connor, IRD Lay Servant Ministries Director, 217.259.1649

Registration     Flyer

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