Clergy Session Notes

Ashley-Crowder-StanleyThe Executive Session of Clergy Members of the Western North Carolina Conference met at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 15, 2016 in Stuart Auditorium at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center.

This includes all members of the clergy and the lay members of the Board of Ordained Ministry.

The session started with “singing our theology” with the Charles Wesley hymn, “Love Divine All Loves Excelling”, followed by a prayer by Bishop Goodpaster.

This was followed by a series of reports:

Sanctuary Counseling- see their PowerPoint

Brotherhood/Sisterhood- see their PowerPoint

Leadership Development- view the two videos: Leadership Development Promo and Peer Learning Promo

Big Sigh Ministries- see their PowerPoint

Rev. Ashley Crowder Stanley gave her report for the Board of Ordained Ministry.  She finished her term as president of the board for this quadrennium.

The session concluded with the traditional questions from The Discipline for the Executive Session, that includes approving the new classes of provisional candidates, the ordination classes and even those retiring.