Tuesday, May 11

Blessed and Called to be Generous

6:00 pm – 6:25 pm      Opening Worship

Welcome – Rev. Roger Mealiff
Greetings – Rev. Franz Rigert, Rev. Dr. Karen Georgia A. Thompson, Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer and Rev. Tracy Blackmon
Church Testimonial: Memorial UCC, Fitchburg – Kaitlin Young
Church Testimonial: First Congregational UCC, River Falls – Rev. Christopher Myers
Conference-Wide Virtual Choir

6:25 pm – 6:30 pm       Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Rev. Andrew Warner

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm       Keynote Speaker: Rethinking Generosity
Rev. William H. Lamar IV

Rev. William H. Lamar IV is pastor of Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington, DC. Ordained as an itinerant elder in 2000 at the Florida Annual Conference of the AME Church, Lamar has also served congregations in Monticello, Florida; Orlando, Florida; Jacksonville, Florida; and Hyattsville, Maryland. Rev. Lamar is honored to serve Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church, where he seeks daily to extend Metropolitan’s nearly two centuries-long legacy of bearing witness to and ushering into this world the reign of the living God. He is actively involved in several community organizations to enact social justice ministry and to exhibit a real embrace of the beloved community.

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm       Social Hour
Reconnect and meet with fellow attendees for an hour of casual conversation on a topic of your choosing.

Catalyst Grant Recipients and Creative Adaptations Cathy Benjamin and Sarah Pundt
Damascus Project and Lay Academy – Rev. Dr. Tisha Brown
Ice-Breakers – Lisa Hart
Kairos Call to Action – Rev. John Helt and Rev. Bob Ullman
Sharing Signs of Hope – Rev. Franz Rigert

Katie Komassa

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