On January 13-14, 2017 in Pleasant Hill, Tennessee the Commission on Ministry will host the annual renewal retreat for members in discernment and persons in exploration. This retreat was planned by the Member in Discernment Team led by Rev. Glenna Shepherd.
The retreat time will focus on Creating Meaningful and Memorable Worship Experiences. Thanks to a continuing education grant from the UCC Brown Endowment, participants will have the opportunity to spend time with one of today’s leading teachers in the area of worship, Dr. Marcia McFee.
The cost of this year’s retreat is $42.00 per person. This includes the training, housing with retired clergy at Uplands Village, dinner on Friday evening, breakfast and lunch on Saturday, and a copy of Dr. McFee’s new book, Think Like a Filmmaker.
The Preparation for Authorized Ministry Team including Rev. Lillian Lammers, team leader for the Persons in Exploration sub-team, will be meeting with meet with selected persons in process.