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Jan 2020 Laity Leaders Training
Harbor District will be holding training workshops to equip Laity Leaders who will be serving in the following positions in 2020: S/PPRC Chair; S/PPRC Members; Church Council Chair; Lay Leader. This training will cover the basic information that these leaders will need to know and is for both those who are new to their positions, as well as those who have experience. For more info click HERE
Jan 18 Lay Speaker Candidate Evaluations
On Saturday Jan 18, our District Committee on Lay Servant Ministries will meet to evaluate Lay Speaker Candidates at Wesley Memorial from 11am – 2pm. If you wish to appear before the committee click HERE to register.
Feb 1 Millennials Training Workshop
Have you ever asked “How can we get more younger people in our church?” Harbor District is offering a two hour training workshop on “Attracting, Engaging & Retaining Millennials” (18-35 age range). You’ll learn several practical tips, helpful ideas and also hear some real world success stories from churches in our district and elsewhere. For more info & to register click HERE
Feb 8 Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course
The Lay Servant “Basic Course” is intended to provide any person who is serving in (or considering serving in) a ministry within the United Methodist Church with the most essential and fundamental information that they should know as a United Methodist. For more info & to register click HERE
Feb 22 Harbor District Lay Leader Rally
On Feb 22 from 10am to 2pm at Wallace UMC Harbor District will hold a Lay Leader Rally for all laity who will be serving in that position in 2020. This will be a day of learning, celebration and fellowship. The featured speaker will be Conference Director of Lay Servant Ministries, John Hall. For more info & to register click HERE
Feb 22 Emergency Response Team (ERT) Training
There will be an ERT training held Feb 22 at Harbor United Methodist Church in Wilmington, NC from 8:30am to 4:30pm – Cost is $30/person. All who plan on volunteering for hurricane response work in the future are encouraged to attend and well as those whose certification badges have expired. To register click HERE
Feb 26 Joint AMEZ/UMC Ash Weds Worship Service
As part of our ongoing partnership with the AMEZ church, Wesley Memorial UMC will host a joint worship service on Feb 26. More details to come as we get closer to the date.
Feb 29 District Wide Packing Event for Operation Gratitude
Harbor District churches are collecting items to assemble care kits for US Troops deployed overseas. On Feb 29, Epworth UMC in Clinton will host a district wide packing event to assemble these kits. For more info about what items your church can collect and how to sign up to help click HERE
District Youth Events Scheduled
Feb. 1, 2020 – Day of Service
May 17, 2020 – Spring Beach Rally beginning at 2 pm and will conclude around 6 pm.
If you have any questions or would like to be part of getting these events off the ground, you are encouraged to reach out to Christina Norvell, District Youth Co-Coordinator, at 910.471.9302 or firstname.lastname@example.org
To stay informed be sure to visit the Harbor District web site periodically. www.harbordistrictnc.org