NEAC Annual Deacon Retreat
Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

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Rev. Elizabeth Kubota

This annual retreat welcomes all Ordained and Provisional Deacons as well as Deacon candidates in the New England Conference. Provisional Deacons are required to participate as part of the Provisional Leadership Academy.

Registration: To register or for any questions about the retreat, contact Rev. Kubota.

This year's guest speakers are:

Rev. Anita Wood (highlighted in the photo above). Rev. Wood was our deacon at General Board of Higher Education & Ministry for several years. Before going to GBHEM, she served The Church for All People in Columbus, Ohio. Her theme will be: "Claim the Name: Deacons for a reason"

Dr. Margaret Ann Crain, retired professor at Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary and author of 3 books on the United Methodist Deacon.

Dr. Ben Hartley, scholar on the United Methodist Order of Deacon.