Saturday, September 18
Workshop Session
Saturday, September 18
11:30 am - 12:20 pm
Zoom Session

Description

  • Three workshops are offered for the Workshop Session, details follow.
  • Please go to the workshop you selected when you registered.
  • When your workshop is over, the conference is over - there will be no closing session to conclude the day.
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Subsessions

Saturday, September 18
11:35 am - 12:20 pm
Zoom Session - NP Conference Room, WS 1
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Speaker

  • April Gutierrez (Speaker) Associate Pastor, Rochester: St. Paul’s UMC

Description

Embodied spiritual practices for Sabbath rest rooted in Latinx and Black experience.

Saturday, September 18
11:35 am - 12:20 pm
Zoom Session
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Speakers

  • Eugene Paik (Speaker) GDD Building and Location Committee Chair, Troy Korean UMC
  • Hank Wolfe-Rodriguez (Speaker) Community Engagement & Cause Marketing Coordinator, Forgotten Harvest
  • Stephen Mahoney (Speaker) Gleaners Speakers Bureau, Gleaners

Description

Eugene Paik will moderate this session on Hunger in Michigan.  He will introduce the hunger topic including a few opening slides to frame the situation in SE Michigan.  Representatives from two local members of the nationwide non-profit coalition of food banks (Feeding America) will then:

  • give their perspectives on hunger focusing on the increased needs in SE Michigan
  • show how each helps the community related to hunger and food scarcity
  • tell how they operate and their goals for the year
  • review how churches and individuals can support their efforts

The two presenter are:

Saturday, September 18
11:35 am - 12:20 pm
Zoom Session
Live Stream: Join stream

Speaker

  • Angela Bowman (Speaker) Nurse Practitioner, DMC-Tenet Health Harper University Hospital

Description

Discussion on COVID-19, the disportionate effects on African American community, debunking the myths surrounding getting vaccinated, the effects on the church as it relates to the need to adapt to changes in how we conduct worship services, continued safety measures and vaccine updates.

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