Rev. Leslie Dotson
Associate Regional Minister

Choices

Jul 1, 2020|0 Comments

Each day we all have choices. Some of us have more choice than others because of the randomness of birth and the systems that govern our society. What will we do with our choices?  Are your emotions driving or informing your choices?  Do you need more of Mr. Spock's logic to help you balance your choices? Yoda tells the wisdom of the cosmos: "Fear leads to anger.  Anger leads to hate.  Hate leads to suffering." We've seen this happen. We are seeing this happen. It may have happened to you. Which emotion is ordering your life right now and how does that effect how you interact with your neighbo [...]

Join NBA for a Virtual Seminar Where Faith Meets Social Good

Jun 30, 2020|0 Comments

National Benevolent Association (NBA) invites social entrepreneurs and Disciples who want to learn more about the world of Social Enterprise to our virtual SENT Seminar. Participants will experience online education on the importance of impactful work in our communities and lessons on how to plant and grow new faith-rooted social enterprises. Topics Covered: • Fundraising 101 • How to Build a Board • Church and Social Impact • The ‘Why’ of Faith-Rooted Social Enterprise • Congregations Pivoting for Social Impact • Social Service vs. Social justice • Communication Strategy Join us online for th [...]

Time for Virtual Vacation Bible School

Jun 24, 2020|0 Comments

The Region is excited to announce our Virtual VBS Program is available to use.  Based on the summer camp curriculum, This Is Our Prayer, Virtual VBS uses videos to lead you through four days of self-guided learning activities that are intergenerational.  You decide when to do VBS from home.  Maybe your congregation wants to do the activities together using video conferencing technology?  Maybe your congregation wants to use Virtual VBS together, socially distanced, in your building or outdoors? Each day includes: An Opening Thought Singing Bible Story for the Day Craft Projects A Way to Serve [...]