Bishop's Nights on the Districts

Bishop's Nights on the Districts

11/20/2018

Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton will be meeting with clergy and laity across all six districts in the next couple of weeks to discuss "finding a way forward" in view of the upcoming 2019 General Conference. Here’s the schedule with links for additional information, including registration, in each of the districts:

November 26: Catskill Hudson
November 27: New York / Connecticut
December 4: Long Island West
December 5: Metropolitan
December 10: Long Island East
December 11: Connecticut

 
All clergy and laity must register online. Each night begins with dinner, followed by two concurrent two-hour presentations:
 
#1 “Finding A Way Forward”
Join Bishop Bickerton for a candid discussion about the specially called 2019 General Conference, and the three plans from the Commission on A Way Forward report that will be discussed at the gathering in February. There will be a time for questions and answers.
 
#2 Church Finance Training
Conference Treasurer and CFO Ross Williams will offer training on church finances. This is an opportunity for laity and clergy to better understand church finances including audits, taxation, roles / responsibilities and appropriate financial controls. All church treasurers, financial secretaries and finance chairs are urged to attend.