The church and its offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
Your Communion offering on Sunday, June 5, will support the 2016 Annual Conference Mission Offering that seeks to ignite a Fresh Expressions movement in the Tennessee Conference.
Fresh Expressions originated in 2004 by the Church of England as a way for lay led groups to reach people who were not attending church. By 2010, this movement has expanded to annual conferences in the US, including Florida, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky.
This offering will invest resources to help congregations learn more about the Fresh Expressions movement beginning with Vision Training Days. It will provide grants to cover initial costs for lay led faith communities to begin new relationships with people not currently engaged in a traditional church. Conference New Church Development/Missional Faith Communities will administer these contributions. Applications will be made available on the Tennessee Conference website following the initial training.
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