Several 2019 Conference events are open for registration, including the 2019 Learner-Leader Academy, Boundaries Training, ERT training, the WUMF Clergy Tax Workshop, Bishop’s Clergy Days Apart, Laity Convocation and the Spring Women's Retreat. Two of these events have registration deadlines ending soon: Learner-Leader Academy registration ends December 10, 2018 and Boundaries Training registration ends December 20, 2018. Please remember that Boundaries training is mandatory for all pastors serving local churches who did not attend training in 2017.

Events include:

  • Learner-Leader Academy: The purpose of LLA is to intentionally revitalize local churches here in Wisconsin by resourcing and training clergy and laypersons. Beginning January 19th, the LLA includes six sessions throughout 2019. Tuition is $200 per person and a limited number of scholarships are available. Download the brochure or visit the registration page for more information. Registration deadline: December 10, 2018.
  • Boundaries Training: It is mandatory for all pastors serving local churches to attend before 2020. There are three sessions scheduled in October of 2019 for any pastors who did not attend one in 2017. Register here. Registration deadline: December 20, 2018.
  • Emergency Response Team Training: An Emergency Response Team (ERT) Training has been scheduled on January 19, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at New London United Methodist Church. Register online at https://www.etouches.com/ert2019 or call Kristy to register at 608-837-7328.
  • Clergy Tax Workshop: The Wisconsin United Methodist Foundation’s Clergy Tax Workshop is being held Monday, January 28, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wisconsin Conference Center in Sun Prairie.The cost is $10 for lunch. Register here.
  • Bishop’s Clergy Days Apart: This Conference-wide stewardship event for clergy is being planned in partnership with the Wisconsin United Methodist Foundation (WUMF). It will take place March 25-28, 2019 at Green Lake Conference Center. WUMF is sponsoring room and meals. Registration price is $50 for full-time appointments and $25 for part-time appointments. Register here. Registration deadline: February 28, 2019.
  • Laity Convocation: All in the Wisconsin Annual Conference are invited to the Bishop’s Leadership Convocation of the Laity April 5-6, 2019 at Steven’s Point: St. Paul’s UMC in Stevens Point. There is no charge for attending but you must register in advance. Register here. Registration deadline: April 1, 2019 at Noon.
  • Spring Women’s Retreat: Come to the Table and join women from across the state for a weekend of fun, relaxation and learning. The Women's Retreat is April 26 - 28, 2019 at Lake Lucerne Camp and Retreat Center. Download the registration form here or find information at www.wiumcamps.org/retreats. Registration deadline: April 1, 2019.