The PURPOSE of the Dakotas Conference of The United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world and the KEY MINISTRY is to equip the local church for that purpose.
Congregational development focuses on both the revitalization of existing churches and the development of new faith communities.
WELCOMING MINISTRY 100
United Methodist Communications is offering an online course on Welcoming Ministry for only $29. For more information and to register, click here.
Welcoming Ministry 100:
• Learn to be a welcoming, hospitable congregation.
• Identify and enlist congregants for your church’s welcoming ministry.
• Assess what your church does well in welcoming — as well as areas for improvement.
• Identify what your church is known for.
• Reach out to the local community.