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2018 Fall Meeting Saturday, October 27, 2018 hosted by the South Bridgton Congregational Church located at 16 Fosterville Road in South Bridgton.
A continental breakfast will be provided from 8:00 - 9:00 am
Lunch will be provided from 12:00 - 1:00 pm consisting of soups, assorted breads, fruits, and beverages.
Please bring your favorite dessert to share with others!
For those who will be staying Friday Night - Lodging Accomodations:
Grady's West Shore Motel in Bridgton (207) 803-2046
Highland Lake Resort in Bridgton (207) 647-5301
Microtel Inn & Suites in Windham (207) 893-8870
If any questions, please contact Rev. Vance Jordan at (207) 583-2975 or the Southern Region Ambassador, Pastor Fred Fortier, at (207) 583-4284.
8:00 am - 9:00 am Check In/Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 10:00 am Greetings/Introduction/Discussions
10:00 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 12:00 noon Business Meeting/Discussions
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch/Fellowship
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Worship Service - Sermon by Rev. Dr. Michael Glidden
2:00 pm Closing Remarks/Re-Entering God's Mission Field
TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION:
1. How many CCC Churches in Maine are without a called-settled pastor?
2. Is there a shortage of Ministers/Pastors to serve CCC churches in Maine?
3. Where are our Ministers/Pastors to come from?
4. What is a part-time Ministry?
5. What are the time constraints of a part-time ministry?
6. How are Church emergencies handled where there is a part-time ministry?
7. How do we encourage and train lay-ministry people to handle church emergencies?
8. How do we recognize and encourage church members to serve outside their own church?
9. How do we encourage networking between CCCME churches?
10. How do we find church organists?
The above topics for discussion are an outline only.
You are encouraged to bring questions to the meeting for open discussion!!