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2021 Pastoral Conversations with DS

Pastors, please visit the following page to schedule your 1-1 meeting if you have not done so.

Once scheduled, use the following link to join Taesung on the appropriate day/time:

Topic: Pastor 1-1 Meeting with DS

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Meeting ID: 977 5854 9427
Passcode: 284173

Bishop's Day on the District

October 7, 2021 - 6:00 - 8:00 PM

First United Methodist Church, 18 Wesley Way, Gilford, NH 03249


Please use the following link to join online at 6:30 pm:
Topic: Bishop's Day
Time: Oct 7, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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2021 CHURCH CONFERENCES - Please visit this page for details and meeting links. 


At the 2021 New England Annual Conference, BishopSudarshana Devadhar recommended that we read Brian McLaren’s latest book, Faith after Doubt: Why Your Beliefs Stopped Working and What To Do About It. There will be 4 live book discussions with McLaren this fall on Mondays Sept. 13, 20, 27, and Oct 4. Each session is from 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Reserve those dates, read the book, and register by Thursday, Sept 9th! 

This series is for everyone - clergy and laity. Pastors and church members are encouraged to participate together 

Find more information here.  

If you are registered, please use this link to join all meetings:

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Topic: 'Faith After Doubt': A book discussion with the author

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Meeting ID: 956 4540 3575

Passcode: 732851

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Appointment Transition Workshops

Managing the Change of Pastor with Grace, Gratitude, & Hope

Please read this letter from Bishop Devadhar which includes a transition calendar which you are encouraged to use: Letter from Bishop Devadhar.

A PowerPoint presentation will be used during the workshop. Here is a handout of the slides: Transition Workshop.

A recording of the workshop may be found here

Below are three sections of a virtual notebook (download, save the links, or print as desired). Section Three is provided in 3 parts below because of size.

Sections One & Two (Note: Accompanying material for Section One is in the PowerPoint slide handout above)

Section Three part A

Section Three part B

Section Three part C 

(Note: The Right Start link below has updated versions of some of the Section Three pages. Here is an updated version of the Treasurer/Pastor Checklist found in Section Three C.)

Please watch the Cross Cultural/Cross Racial Appointments video before the workshop if possible.

To help congregations and pastors transition successfully in these challenging times, the Lewis Center is offering the The Right Start - Beginning Ministry in a New Setting COVID-19 Supplement  free-of-charge. It can be viewed on the site as well as downloaded. 

Frequently requested documents from the "notebook":

History Sharing Experience

Quarterly Assessment Report




NEAC Church Leadership Training
For: Staff Parish Relations Committees, Church Treasurers, and Church Trustees

The New England Conference offered online leadership training for SPRC Teams, Church Treasurers, and Church Trustees. Presenters were Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar (SPRC Workshop) and Conference Treasurer/Director of Administrative Services, John Cardillo (Treasurers and Trustees Workshops). Zoom recordings and resources from those sessions are available here.