For the record


Regional Stewardship Summit
Oct 2  | McEachern Memorial UMC

You are invited to attend a Stewardship Summit at McEachern Memorial UMC in Powder Springs. Choose from workshops including Practical Steps for Transforming the Traditional Campaign, Preaching and Teaching on Stewardship, Electronic Giving and Stewardship, and more. Pastors, stewardship committees, finance committees, treasurers and church leaders are invited. Cost is $5 per person. Register at

Sept 17
-Advocacy Team Meeting
-Circuit Church Conference
Sept 19
-Commission on Religion and Race Roundtable Conversation
Sept 23
-Men’s Retreat at Rock Eagle

Oct 1
-Annual Bilingual Latino Celebration
-UMW Annual Meeting
Oct 2
-Regional Stewardship Summit
Oct 4
-Retirees House Party
Oct 10
-Youth Ministry Institute Retreat
Oct 11
-North Georgia Older Adult Team

Oct 13
-The Unbroken Circle: A Workshop Offering Comprehensive Care and Hope During Illness, End of Life, and Grief
-Witness and Worship Team Meeting
Oct 14
-Children’s Disaster Services Training begins
Oct 15
-Mission Conference
-Collinswood FunDay
 -Connectional Ministries Board Meeting
-Connectional Ministries Executive Committee Meeting
Oct 18
-Gammon Theological Seminary’s 128th Founders’ Day
Oct 22
-Parish Life Team Meeting
Oct 23
-Aldersgate / Collinswood Special Offering
-SL (ignite)

For details on these events and the full conference calendar, visit


Connectional Cafe Menu Highlights

Are you planning a district or sub-district event? Browse the menu at Connectional Cafe at for workshop ideas. Contact a faculty member directly to schedule an event. 

Chairperson Bootcamp
Idea: Whether you are the Chairperson of the Trustees or the Kitchen Coordinator, this workshop will give you simple, basic, effective tools to organize you and your ministry. From setting agendas to following up, getting the little things right frees God up to make big things happen. 
Faculty: James Guinn

Changing Cynamics
Idea:  How do down-sized churches maintain their DNA while adjusting to changing dynamics?
Faculty:  Jonathan Holston