The Rev. Dr. John Dorhauer, General Minister and President of the UCC, is coming to Maine!
All Clergy and Lay Leaders are Invited to attend any and all of the following occasions!
Thursday October 26 7:00-9:00 pm Meet and Greet for Pastors – Conversation on Church Vitality and the Future of the Church – FCC South Portland, 301 Cottage Rd
Friday October 27 9 – 11:30 am Church Vitality Workshop – For Clergy and Lay Leaders at The Neighborhood UCC, 798 Washington St, Bath, ME – What makes a Vital Church in these challenging times??
1:30 – 3:00 pm The Carpenter’s Boatshop, 440 Old County Rd, Pemaquid, ME – Learn about this
remarkable ministry, and explore the spirituality of living in community and making useful and beautiful boats!
7:00 – 9:00 pm Alcyon Center, Kittredge Lane, Tremont, ME – What is the center that will hold?
What are the spiritual practices that sustain us in these times? Where are new leaders emerging?
Saturday October 28 2:00 – 5:00 pm Katahdin Association Fall Meeting at Hammond Street UCC, Bangor – ALL ARE INVITED – Exploring new forms of Church, what does vitality look like in small churches? How do we support one another? What is an Association for?
Sunday October 29 – Reformation Sunday!!!
10:00 am Preaching at First Parish Brunswick, followed by conversation with Confirmation Class, parents and church members.
3:00 – 5:00 pm High St UCC, 106 Pleasant St, Auburn – Whence Ministry?? Where are we finding
vitality now, and where do we see the church headed? What does ministry look for now and the future? What will we keep, and what will we let go?
Monday October 30
9:00 – 11:00 am Meet at Tir na nOg Farm, 44 Leighton Rd,
Pownal, ME (Holly Morrison/Sue Mack’s Farm) to explore ministry on a Farm and our commitment to Earthcare and Spirituality. Come visit the farm!
Please RSVP to Anne Hodgman at email@example.com or 622-3100. It will help planning if we have a general idea of numbers of people attending.