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Vital Conversations Zoom Call
This event recurs Every 2 weeks on Wednesday from Wednesday, July 8, 2020 to Monday, November 30, 2020

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Dawn Lemons

Join Vital Conversations Every Other Wednesday!

Join Rev. Jeff Rainwater on a Vital Conversations Zoom call every other Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. MDT as we explore what discipleship can look like in these changing times and into the future. 


All clergy and laity are invited to join! Zoom call-in information will be provided to those who register online.

Upcoming Vital Conversations:

  • July 22 The Challenges and Opportunities for Sacred Music in the COVID-19 era 
    • Dr. C. Michael Hawn joins Joe Mazza to discuss how music affects our lives in today's era. Hawn is a University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Church Music and Director of the Doctor of Pastoral Music Program in Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. Joe Mazza is the Director of Creative Production at Trinity UMC in Denver and works with the Denver creative community on events inside and outside of the church that explore the creative gifts God has shared with all of us. 

Previous Vital Conversations: 

Watch previous episodes on Youtube

  • July 8 - Microagressions with Mountain Sky Conference's Rev. Bich Thy (Betty) Nguyen and Courtney VonLindern
  • June 24: Tom Bandy of Thriving Church Consulting LLC
  • June 10: Sustainability and Entrepreneurship with Mark DeVries
  • June 3: Communication Strategies with Rev. Chris Heckert 
  • May 27 - Church Size Theory
  • May 20 - How to Ask: Fundraising and Financial Support in Post COVID-19 with Rev. Dr. Thomas Wolfe and Rev. Tom Barlow.
  • May 13 - Transitions in COVID-19 with Rev. Dr. Bob Kaylor.
  • May 6- Disaster Response with Mountain Sky Conference's Emergency Response Team.
  • April 29 - We explore the topic of "re-launching" Congregational Vitality with guest Path 1 at Discipleship Ministries.
  • April 22 - Joe Primo, the CEO of Good Grief and a leading voice on grief, mourning and building resilience in children, families, and communities in the face of loss and adversity.
  • April 15 - Vital Conversations will air on Mountain Sky Conference's Facebook LIVE with Danny Colella, Facebook LIVE Marketing Expert, Coach, and  Consultant.
  • April 8 - Discipleship - the Rev. Jeff Campbell, Executive Director of Strategic Programming at Discipleship Ministries.
  • April 1 - Finances.  Kristi Kinnison - Mountain Sky UM Foundation and Michaela Murray-Nolan - Director of Development, Stewardship Foundation, Greater New Jersey Annual Conference (postponed to a later date due to technical difficulties). 
  • March 25 - Pastoral Care; Recovery Groups. Ryan Canaday - FREE
  • March 18 - Online Worship. Trey Wince - Ministry Architects. Jeremy Scott - Johnstown UMC and Foundry Consulting 

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