Conferences … Fall 2016

There were three conferences this year.

Central Area Conference

The first one was held on June 10-11 at Delta Lake Conference center in Rome NY. There were 35 attending, 25 full time.

Rev. Debbie Kelsey was the Bible Study Leader. The theme was “See… and Taste that the Lord is Good.”

During the offerings taken the Love Gift offering was $ 163.80, ABW Ministries NYS 2016-2017 Special project was $ 309.00.

Denise Myers led the planning. Carol Seidel was facilitator and leader. Carol Seidel will be the retreat Chairperson next year, save the date June 9-10 at Delta Lake.

Western Area Conference

The Western Area Conference was held on June 17-18 at Houghton College. There were 39 full time, 1 part time and 38 first timers.

There were 5 speakers. The mission emphasis was “Diversity, What, Why How to Deal with It.” There were three workshops, one on leadership, one on Spiritual Gifts and one on perceptions.

The leaders were Geraldine Daniels and Brenda Johnson. The upcoming chairwomen or date are not yet determined but keep watching the website so you can see the Save the Date notification to mark it on your calendar!

Eastern Area Conference

The Eastern Area Conference was held September 15-17th at Christ the King Spiritual Life Center in Greenwich, NY.

Sister Grace Fabian was the Keynote Speaker and Bible Study leader. The theme was “See what God Can Do.”

There were 43 in attendance in total. Ten on Thursday, 19 on Friday and Saturday. During the offerings taken the Love Gift offering was $ 298.50, Mission project offering $ 414.00. They had a mobile food pantry out of Greenwich. Marie Schilling was co-chair.

The 2017 Conference will be held September 14-16.

Blessings, Ruth

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