The delegate briefing in advance of this year’s District Conference took place on Sunday, October 16, at Sangerville (26 Vance Road, Bridgewater).
Pastor’s Appreciation Dinner – Milestones in Ministry Gets a New Name
The Milestones in Ministry event has been reformatted to become the Pastor’s Appreciation Dinner. It was held on Friday, November 4, 5-6:30 p.m. at Montezuma Church in the fellowship hall (4937 Ottobine Road, Dayton). Pastors (ordained and licensed individuals) were invited to attend. There was a time of recognition for those who have served fifty or more years. Regina Harlow brought special music and Pastor Robert Alley (retired) delivered the message through the use of storytelling techniques.
District Conference Worship
A time of worship took place on Friday evening with David Steele, general secretary of the Church of the Brethren, bringing the message. The location was Montezuma Church (4937 Ottobine Road, Dayton), from 7-8 p.m.
District Conference Business Session
This year the conference business session took place on Saturday, November 5, at Mill Creek (7600 Port Republic Road, Port Republic), 8:45 a.m.- 3 p.m.
The theme, Knit Together by Strong Ties of Love, is based on Colossians 2:1-5, from the New Living Translation.