KNOWING CHRIST’S LOVE–

                          ASWERING GOD’S CALL

The purpose of Central District Conference, a member conference of Mennonite Church USA, is to, promote community among congregations, to serve as a resource for pastors and congregations, and to facilitate the reign of God by providing channels through which congregations and pastors may work.

2021 Annual Meeting

The 2021 Annual Meeting will be held via Zoom June 26, 9a – 4:30p Eastern Time. Mennonite Women will meet at 4:45p via Zoom. 

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As part of our afternoon session, we are very excited to have Betty Pries from Credence & Co. guide our afternoon together.  Betty will be leading us to consider how we are Building Equitable, Diverse, and Inclusive Congregations.  The ministerial committee and board of directors are strongly encouraging congregational leadership groups (board, council, elders, deacons, etc.) to participate in this session.  This is not limited to delegates but does require registration for the Annual Meeting.  Register here

Just after the CDC Annual Meeting, at 4:45 pm on Zoom, Melissa Florer-Bixler will talk about her newest book How to Have an Enemy: Righteous Anger & the Work of Peace. All are welcome! There is no charge for this event, but it does require registration. Register here. This has been organized by the CDC Mennonite Women and is open to all who are interested.

Anti-Racism Grant

In response to the Racial, Ethnic, and Religious Reconciliation (RER) Task Group’s Three Provocations document, the CDC Missional Church Committee is offering a grant to CDC member congregations whose congregants are committed to engaging in anti-racist work together. For more information about the grant and to apply click here.

 

Clergy Development Grant

The CDC Ministerial Committee administers Clergy Development Grants funded by the Leadership Development Scholarship Fund to assist credentialed CDC clergy in pursuit of resources for professional development.  For more information and to apply click here

 

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