Wisconsin Conference ENews for February 9, 2021

Conference E-News

Lent Resources

  • Bishop's Lent Study - "Together in Christ" is available for churches and individuals.  The study takes you from Ash Wednesday through Easter.  Each weekly session of this study offers a Scripture passage, a reflection, a set of questions for group conversation, and suggested assignments for the days in between sessions. There is also a book or film recommendation for individuals or small groups to read or watch and talk about together.  Read More
  • Amplify Media is hosting a live broadcast, "Planning for Holy Week; Keeping Rituals and Connecting Community" - Thursday, February 11 @ 2 pm.  Read More
  • Lent Resources from Cokesbury & Amplify Media - In case you have been considering a new way to reach your church members, Cokesbury has created a new streaming platform (like Netflix but for church!) that helps in two ways: it makes it easier for small groups to continue studying together, and it gives individuals hundreds of hours of Biblical content to challenge and grow their faith, accessible from anywhere, at any time! Read More

All are invited to the Bishop's Virtual Convocation of Laity Leadership, March 20, 2021.  There is no cost to attend but registration is required.  Read More

Korea Peace Forum - Stories of Two Young Americans - facilitated by Bishop Hee-Soo Jung
What does our Christian faith tell us about the U.S. relations with North Korea.  Find your answer in the stories of Daniel Jasper and Jennie Joy.  This forum provides a place for people of The United Methodist Church to hear stories that will lead to better awareness of the U.S. relations with North Korea and lead to actions for peace. 

February 25th, 3:00pm. Deadline to register is February 24, 2021 at 12:00pm Read More
Statistical Reports due February 28th
Each year United Methodist Churches complete Statistical Reports which compiles data on Membership and Participation (Table #1), Church Assets and Expenses (Table #2), and Church Income (Table #3) for the entire denomination. The year-end reporting will continue to be done through the Ezra websiteRead More

General & Jurisdictional Conference Information Webinar
Be a part of the upcoming General and Jurisdictional Conference Information Webinar, on February 13 at 2 p.m. EST. Delegates will participate via Zoom and others can watch a livestream on ResourceUMC.org. Expect updates from GCFA, the Council of Bishops, the Episcopal Fund and the Jurisdictional Study Committee, as well as a report on General Conference options
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RACISM IN AMERICA – A Speaker Series Thursdays:
January 28 – March 18 – 7:00 p.m. 

The United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay is sponsoring an eight-week speaker series on the history and impact of racial discrimination on minority communities. The series will be held via Zoom on Thursdays at 7 p.m. from January 28 to March 18.  Read More