July 17, 2020
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Update from
Ministries Across Generations 

Mark you calendars for the first Monday of each month!
Next Gathering... Monday, August 3rd

Ministries Across Generations: Check-in, Resource, Support and Speakers, 2:30 EST
Join Zoom Meeting, Meeting ID: 987 027 306

Please invite ALL (senior pastors, regional pastors, volunteers, counselors, and active participants) to join, learn, and share so we can help facilitate the resources your ministry needs during this time. 

Upcoming Speakers
August 3rd, 2:30 EST: GenON
Liz Perraud serves as Executive Director of GenOn Ministries, a nonprofit organization that partners with churches to nurture and deepen intergenerational Christ-centered community through traini
ng, resources, youth conferences, and support. Liz has more than 30 years of experience in the field of Christian faith formation and frequently speaks and leads training in the US and Canada. In her free time Liz enjoys volunteering in her church, hiking with her husband, and spending time with her granddaughter.

(2nd Monday) September 14th, 2:30 EST:
The Generosity Project (Stewardship at Home for Families)
Linda Staats has a Masters degree in Human Development and the Family from the University of Nebraska, and minor degrees in Child Development and Gerontology, Linda brings a life-span approach to congregational ministry. She is known for the ability to combine research, resources, and theology and for connecting people’s own holy stories with God’s stories. The process of networking and facilitating groups, small or large, is life giving. My greatest joy is bringing people of all ages, 3-103, together for meaningful interaction.

October 5th, 2:30 EST: 
The Generative Church: Global Conversations about Investing in Emerging Generations

Cory Siebel has devoted much of the last two decades to researching generational dynamics within society and the church. In 2003, he completed an M.Th. in Applied Theology at Spurgeon’s College in London. His thesis focused upon ministry among Gen Xers within local congregations. He later graduated with a Ph.D. in Practical Theology from the University of Pretoria in 2009. His dissertation explored the role of “intergenerational reconciliation and justice” in the renewal of older, established congregations. My doctoral research was supervised by Malan Nel, an internationally recognized intergenerational youth ministry specialist.

Previous Meeting Videos:
June 8th, 2020: Virtual Refugee & Immigration Trip
July 6th, 2020: CommUNITY VBS Writers/Equity

Updated Resources
  • Final at home summer parable stories!
  • Southwest Region's Refugee and Immigration Virtual Mission FREE Opportunity for ALL!
  • Resources for #BlackLivesMatter and Talking to Different Ages About Race
  • Virtual Summer Check-In (VBS, Camps, Children Worship & Wonder, etc.)
  • "Back in the Building" Resources
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