BRD Monthly - November

posted on November 01

Advisory Forms 
Advisory forms will be mailed November 12th.  If pastors or their 2020 S/PPRC Chairs do not receive the form and letter, please contact Ruth Kapely at  Church and Clergy Profiles will need to be completed by January 6, 2021.


Staying Awake: A Conversation to Guide SPRCs Amid a Clergy Health Crisis (November 19th - 7:03pm)
Findings from the Duke Endowment Clergy Health Initiative have found that North Carolina UMC Clergy are more likely to suffer from obesity, chronic disease, and depression than other people in the state. Come explore the SPRCs role in helping curb this trend, and find out how to offer support & guidance for movement toward clergy and congregational health.

Register Here
All who register will be entered in a drawing to win a $1k grant!

Spiritual Renewal Grants 
COVID has been hard on leaders and many are exhausted, discouraged, and in need of time away. Ministry leaders (clergy and lay professionals) who sign up and pay a personal investment of $50, are eligible for up to $500 toward their spiritual renewal. More info here.


Upcoming Events:
Nov. 3 - Virtual Leadership Lunch with Mark (Zoom Link)
Nov. 5 - A Century of Struggle: The Battle for Women’s Rights in American Religion & Politics
Nov. 6-7 - Fulfillment of Faith Women’s Retreat
Nov. 7 - Online Early Response Team Training
Nov. 14 WNCC United Methodist Women - Leader Development Day for Local Officers/Leaders
Nov. 17 - Virtual Leadership Lunch with Mark (Zoom Link)