STUFF HAPPENS! The Church @ Ground Zero

WNCA EDUCATION DAY
Saturday, March 2 • 9:00am – 3:00pm
Abernethy Laurels in Newton NC

 

Is your church ready to respond effectively in crisis?

Join your WNCA friends and colleagues for a rich day of training that includes —

  • a panel discussion about disaster and disaster response
  • six workshop opportunities in two tracks
  • worship — with testimony & communion

And of course, morning refreshments and an emergency-style lunch will be provided.

Register by February 25 for just $10 per person.
Registration after February 25 through the event day is $15 per person.

Click here to download the day’s agenda

AGENDA

8:30 – 9:00a Registration & Gathering
9:00 – 9:40a
WORSHIP
Worship with testimony from The Rev. Sharon Risher
a victim of Charleston’s Mother Emmanuel AME Church massacre
9:45 – 10:45a
PANEL DISCUSSION
Surviving & Managing in Disaster
with UCC Disaster Response leaders Ken Skalitzky & Amanda Shelton
and moderators The Rev. Meghan Young & The Rev. Hillary Irusta
11:00 – 12:00p
WORKSHOP I
SPIRITUAL CARE
Providing Spiritual Care in a Diverse Community
with The Rev. Maria Jones, Chaplain & Associate Pastor, Wentz Memorial UCCCHURCH LEADERS
Using Tech & Advance Prep to Navigate Crisis
with The Rev. Cheri Lovell
12:00 – 12:20p
LUNCH
Working, disaster-style lunch
12:20 – 1:20p
WORKSHOP II
SPIRITUAL CARE
Supporting People with Mental Health Issues
with Andy Hagler, Executive Director, Mental Health Assoc of Forsyth CountyCHURCH LEADERS
Worst Case Scenario: The Active Shooter
with the Newton Police Department
1:30 – 2:30p
WORKSHOP III
SPIRITUAL CARE
Practical Concerns @ Ground Zero
with WNCA disaster response veterans The Rev. Meghan Young and The Rev. Kristin Gerner VaughnCHURCH LEADERS
Your Church as a Community Resource Center
with LaTonja Fant, Program Coordinator of The Disaster Recovery and Relief Initiative at New Light Missionary Baptist Church in Greensboro
2:30 – 3:00p Worship with Communion

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