UME Discipleship Weekend | Illawarra

UME Discipleship Weekend | Illawarra

UME Discipleship Weekend | Illawarra

What? A fun-filled, information-packed weekend to inspire and encourage leadership, discipleship and mission-minded engagement in our faith communities.
When? Saturday, 14 March – Sunday, 15 March 2020
Start – noon Sat 14 Mar
Finish – 12:30 p.m. Sun 15 Mar
Where? Keiraview Uniting Church
34 Fisher St West Wollongong 2500
Cost? All activities during the weekend are free of charge, with the exception of the “Knowing Your Community” workshop session on Saturday afternoon (see program below) – the cost for this workshop is $165.00 pp but free if four or more people from the same congregation choose to attend.
SATURDAY PROGRAM
Noon Meet & Greet UME staff
(Bring your own lunch)
1:00 PM Devotion: Living Church –
Rev Dr Peter Walker
1:30 PM
Workshops
Knowing Your Church –
Rev Dr Cameron Eccleston

Appreciative inquiry is a tool that helps leaders understand the strengths and aspirations of their congregation through stories, hopes and dreams.
MSM Taster –
Rev Karen Mitchell-Lambert

Mission Shaped Ministry is a journey that explores what church life might look like if driven by mission rather than the Sunday worship service.
Growing Younger –
Pulse Team

The Uniting Church is in decline, and this is compounded by the age profile. This workshop explores how congregations can ‘grow younger’.
3:00 PM Afternoon Tea
3:30 PM
Workshops
Knowing Your Community –
Rev Dr Cameron Eccleston

The NCLS Community Social Profile is a great tool for understanding your church. Participants will need their profile to take part in this workshop. Profiles can be ordered by emailing camerone@nswact.uca.org.au.
Note: Profiles cost $165 each but will be made available for free if four or more people from your congregation come.
Fresh Expression –
Rev Dr Raymond Joso

Come and expolore what a fresh expression of church might look like.
Inter-generational Worship –
Pulse Team

Exploring what worship relevant to all generations looks like.
SUNDAY PROGRAM
Sunday Worship Services – A chance to worship together and continue the fellowship and discipleship opportunities at various participating churches in the local area.
Participating Churches:
Bowral Uniting Church 9 am Worship Service
Speaker: Rev Dr Peter Walker
Dapto Uniting Church 9:30 am Worship Service
Speaker: Rev Dr Raymond Joso
Gerringong Uniting Church 9 am Worship Service
Speaker: Dr Glen Powell
Keiraview Uniting Church 9:30 am Worship Service
Speaker: Rev Karen Mitchell-Lambert
Nowra Uniting Church 9:30 am Worship Service
Speaker: Rev Ben Gilmour
Northern Illawarra Uniting Church 9:30 am Worship Service
Speaker: Rev Dr Cameron Eccleston
GETTING THERE:

MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like more information about this event, please contact:
Rev Dr Cameron Eccleston | camerone@nswact.uca.org.au | 02 8838 8977
Rohan England | umeinfo@nswact.uca.org.au | 02 8838 8912