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October 2020

Northern Skies District Cross Training

October 3 @ 12:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Escanaba Central, 322 S. Lincoln Rd.
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Fall Sabbath Rest – Lake Huron Retreat Center

October 5 @ 10:00 am - October 6 @ 4:00 pm
Lake Huron Retreat Center, 8794 Lakeshore Road
Burtchville, MI 48059 United States
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Everyone needs time to recharge.  This retreat experience, offered quarterly, is designed for guests to use the time however needed.  Spend time in scripture reading and prayer.  Bring your journal and experience quiet contemplation.  Rest and renew your spirit by taking a walk on the beach or sitting by the fireplace.  Enjoy community fellowship during meal times.  Your time is your own! Dietary needs can be easily accommodated by contacting the Center Office in advance (810-327-6272). REGISTER HERE

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2020 Northern Skies UMW Annual Celebration

October 6 @ 10:00 am
Menominee First UMC, 601 Tenth Ave.
Menominee, MI 49858 United States
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Basic Lay Servant Course – Northern Skies District

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until October 10, 2020

Ishpeming Wesley UMC, 801 Hemlock
Ishpeming, MI 49849 United States
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A Basic Lay Servant training course is being offered at Ishpeming Wesley Church on Friday, October 9th from 6:00-9:00 PM, and on Saturday, October 10th from 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM.  Snacks will be provided on Friday evening and a meal and snacks will be provided on Saturday.  This course is required for anyone wishing to become a Certified Lay Servant, and is also excellent for new persons in a congregation and those in leadership positions. Registration form available here:… Continue Reading Basic Lay Servant Course – Northern Skies District

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Basic Lay Servant Course – Northern Skies District

October 10 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until October 10, 2020

Ishpeming Wesley UMC, 801 Hemlock
Ishpeming, MI 49849 United States
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A Basic Lay Servant training course is being offered at Ishpeming Wesley Church on Friday, October 9th from 6:00-9:00 PM, and on Saturday, October 10th from 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM.  Snacks will be provided on Friday evening and a meal and snacks will be provided on Saturday.  This course is required for anyone wishing to become a Certified Lay Servant, and is also excellent for new persons in a congregation and those in leadership positions. Registration form available here:… Continue Reading Basic Lay Servant Course – Northern Skies District

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2020 Pre-Retirement Seminar

October 12 - October 13
Holiday Inn West Bay Beach Resort, 615 East Front St.
Traverse City, 49686 United States
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The Pre-Retirement Seminar for clergy and conference lay employees, sponsored by the Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits, will be held October 12-13, 2020 at the West Bay Beach Resort, Traverse City, Michigan. This seminar is designed to assist you in planning for your retirement. It is a cooperative project within the Michigan Conference, bringing together special skills and talents in retirement, financial planning, and estate planning. Hotel accommodation is available for those wishing to stay Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. … Continue Reading 2020 Pre-Retirement Seminar

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Pre-Retirement Seminar

October 12 - October 13
West Bay Beach Resort, Traverse City, MI, 615 E. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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CANCELLED – Michigan Conference Mission u of the North

October 19 - October 20
Gaylord First UMC, 215 South Center Avenue
Gaylord, MI 49734 United States
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CANCELLED - Mission u "Finding Peace" is offered in four locations throughout Michigan. Gaylord First UMC Lake Huron Retreat Center Baldwin Hall at Albion College Troy Big Beaver UMC While each location offers the same courses, the length of the sessions and the settings are options for you to choose.  All locations are handicapped accessible.  The Albion College location offers a shuttle between buildings.  You may attend as many Mission u events as you like. To ensure that you are… Continue Reading CANCELLED – Michigan Conference Mission u of the North

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2020 Reach Summit

October 24

The 2020 Reach Summit will be held ONLINE. The annual REACH Summit event is designed to spark creativity, inspire your leadership and transform your church. If your church is ready to attract new members, make new disciples and take a leap of faith to become a vital and growing ministry, then you need to attend this important weekend. Following the REACH Summit, join REACH Network Groups which provide a year-long opportunity of learning and networking with other pastors and church… Continue Reading 2020 Reach Summit

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The Courage To Lead Retreat

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - October 28 @ 12:00 pm
Lake Huron Retreat Center, 8794 Lakeshore Road
Burtchville, MI 48059 United States
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Embracing True Self and True Callings You are invited to a 3-day retreat to restore yourself and renew your practice of ministry through confidential and courageous conversation. In a community of colleagues, through individual reflection, small group conversation, plenary discussion, and guided facilitation, you will have the opportunity to uncover your deepest sense of self and truest sense of callings. It is from this place, our “true north,” that we grow to lead authentically, serve passionately, and love boldly.   Visit… Continue Reading The Courage To Lead Retreat

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