Vital Conversations Zoom Call every Wednesday
This event recurs Weekly on Wednesday from Wednesday, September 16, 2020 to Thursday, December 31, 2020

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Dawn Lemons

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 

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