revitup! for a Lifetime in Ministry—Scholarship Opportunities and Childcare This Year!
October 18, 2017 / By UNY Communications
Wespath is hosting a revitup! for a Lifetime in Ministry educational event for young clergy ages 39 and under November 13-15, 2017 in Pensacola Beach, Florida. This event serves to strengthen personal, financial, and leadership skills in order to sustain a lifetime in ministry. REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS APPROACHING! Use the link above to register.
New this year, are scholarship opportunities available to first-time attendees of revitup! The UMC Initiative to Address Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders is offering a limited number of scholarships through a Lilly Endowment grant which seeks to strengthen personal and congregational financial stewardship leadership. The opportunity includes complimentary registration and two nights at the host hotel if the recipient agrees to the following requirements:
- Participate in an online survey, and
- Complete the EY financial assessment survey prior to attending the event in November.
To apply for this scholarship, registrants should utilize the code provided during the registration process. For questions, contact Renee Smith-Edmondson, Manager of Meetings and Events at firstname.lastname@example.org or Bonnie Marden, UMC Lilly Endowment Grant Project Manager at email@example.com.
The Upper New York Conference Board of Pension & Health Benefits will provide up to $300 per clergy person to help offset travel and/or registration costs for this event. Contact VickiSwanson@unyumc.org for information.
Also new this year, is a Caring for Kids program at revitup! Childcare will be provided by a licensed, fully-insured, background-checked, uniformed, and CPR & First Aid certified team. Hours of service will be during the day while classes are in session. Age-appropriate activities, games, toys, and snacks will be provided. Childcare at revitup! this year is complimentary.