Thursday, May 07, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
ReOpening, ReNewing, ReStarting webinar "Training Tuesday,' is Thursday evening, May 7
In this season of the coronavirus pandemic, congregations have learned how to be church in new ways. Now, as government leaders begin to consider how to reopen the public landscape, spiritual leaders will take on a new set of skills and responsibilities.
United Methodist churches in the Baltimore-Washington Conference will continue to conduct virtual worship and refrain from in person gatherings until it is clearly safe to do so again. But the time for asking good questions and making thorough preparations has arrived. Churches are now being asked to create "Re-Entering Well" teams. Some of the details and practical considerations of re-entering well will be discussed in a webinar on Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
The Rev. Bill Brown will host a panel of local churches and conference leaders, including Bishop LaTrelle Easterling, as they discuss the questions churches need to be asking and the strategies congregations need to be considering as we continue to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
Register online here and the Zoom link and password will be sent to you.
A second, companion webinar, "What's Now? What's Next?" will be held Tuesday, May 12, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. That webinar will explore creative and innovative approaches to being the church in a