NHD Pre-Lenten Gathering
When
Monday, February 24, 2020 at 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

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Where
Plymouth UMC
334 Fairgrounds Road
Plymouth, NH 03264

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Phone
603-225-3455

Email
nhdistrict@neumc.org

Contact
NH District Office

NH District Clergy please plan on attending this gathering featuring Soul Shop

Registration - 8:30 a.m.
Gathering & Opening Worship - 9 a.m.
Instruction - 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Lunch - 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. 
Instruction & Closing Worship - 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Plymouth UMC - 334 Fairgrounds Rd., Plymouth, NH 03264

Lunch provided. $10 donation requested.  
.5 CEU for those who attend the whole event.
The same event will be hosted by the Vermont District on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

If you need childcare provided in order to attend this workshop, please contact the district office.
 

 

Soul Shop

The Soul Shop™ Movement exists due to the need of desperately hurting people to be heard, noticed, and seen within their faith communities. Soul Shop™ provides training and support to faith community leaders. At any given time, 1 in 17 adults (according to Living Works) and 1 in 6 youth (CDC Report) are considering suicide.

Suicide reaches into people’s lives in multiple ways: through the death or suicide attempt of a loved one, through their own former or current suicidal thinking, or through worries about others going through hard times. At this moment, 1 out of 2 people in most congregations are personally impacted by the reality of suicide. Many congregations experience deaths to suicide among their own members, skyrocketing the impact to 100% of the congregation.

Soul Shop™ recognizes that most congregations are not equipped to adequately respond to this need. As a result, we seek to equip congregations in responding to desperation. With them, we hope to catalyze regional networks that create soul safe communities.
(from what-is-soul-shop)