Tuesday, May 11

Blessed and Called to be Generous


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6:00 pm – 6:25 pm      Opening Worship

Welcome – Rev. Roger Mealiff, Board Moderator
Greetings – Rev. Franz Rigert, Conference Minister
Rev. Dr. Karen Georgia A. Thompson, General Minister for Wider Church Ministries and Operations, UCC
Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer, General Minister and President, UCC
Rev. Tracy Blackmon, Associate General Minister of Justice & Local Church Ministries, UCC
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, Conference Staff

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. Please note that you will need to exit the original Zoom meeting and join the new Zoom link for the Social Hour of your choosing.

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