Friday, October 20, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM CDT
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St. John Evangelical UCC

307 West Clay Street
Collinsville, IL 62234

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Christy Pursell
Illinois South Conference of United Church of Christ

2017 Annual Meeting Warm Up Event

Welcome to Church Delegates, Clergy and Visitors of Illinois South Conference of the United Church of Christ.

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    • $40.00 after Saturday, October 14, 2017

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History & Polity

(100 available)

9:30 am – 4 pm presented by Rev. Dr. Martha Brunell The history of the UCC can help churches understand the differences of the original denominations that seem to create times of conflict in the present day church. Developing an understanding for this “bottom-up” structure of governance will help congregations understand the benefits and challenges of sharing the covenantal relationships churches have with each other.

1 Free

The Secret Lives of Pastors

9:30 am – 4 pm presented by Rev. Shana Johnson, Designated Conference Minister This workshop is for all those who love the church and are curious about the lives of pastors. It will be an honest and humorous look at the call of a local church pastor – what a minister does and why, as well as the relationships between a pastor and the congregation.

1 Free

Understanding Personalities Through Enneagrams

9:30 am – 4 pm presented by Dr. Jill Baker The enneagram is an insightful tool that defines personalities in nine distinct types, examining those types in times of growth and stress. It can illuminate your spiritual development and add to your knowledge of why you react certain ways in certain situations. It can also help you understand how you interact with other types.

1 Free

Storytelling in Worship

1 pm – 4 pm presented by Rev. Jim Bear Jacobs Jim Bear Jacobs was born in 1977 in St. Paul, MN. He is a member of the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican Nation, an American Indian tribe located in central Wisconsin. He has degrees in Pastoral Studies and Christian Theology and has served various churches as youth minister, adult Christian educator, and director of Men’s Ministries. He is a cultural facilitator in the Twin Cities and works to raise the public’s awareness of American Indian causes.

1 Free


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  • Please make check payable to:
    Illinois South Conference of United Church of Christ
    1312 Broadway
    Highland, IL 62249

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