Join Vital Conversations Every Wednesday!
Join Rev. Jeff Rainwater and other Mountain Sky Conference leadership on a Vital Conversations Zoom call every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. MDT as we explore what discipleship can look like in these changing times and into the future. (we are moving to once a week starting Sept. 16, 2020).
All clergy and laity are invited to join! Zoom call-in information will be provided to those who register online.
Upcoming Vital Conversations:
Wed. Dec. 23 - On Holiday - No Vital Conversations
Wed. Dec. 30 - On Holiday - No Vital Conversations
Wed. Jan. 6 - Spiritual Self-Care for Religious Leaders
Wed. Jan. 13 - Why Numbers Matter: A Conversation with Conference Statistician Rev. Dr. Dennis Shaw
Wed. Jan. 20 - Ministry of the Laity
Previous Vital Conversations:
Watch previous episodes on Youtube
- Aug. 19 - MissionInsite Inspiration with guest Rev. Tiffany Keith
- Aug. 5 - Ministering Children with Rev. Dr. Leanne Hadley
- July 22 - The Challenges and Opportunities for Sacred Music in the COVID-19 era
- 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
First time using Zoom? Here are links on the Zoom website for help in troubleshooting your audio and video: Testing computer or device audio | My Video/Camera Isn't Working