Vermont Conference Events

Annual Meeting

Planning is underway for the 225th Annual Meeting taking place on April 24 - 25, 2020 at Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, VT.

We are excited to welcome Rev. Dr. Traci Blackmon, Associate General Minister of Justice & Local Church Ministries for the United Church of Christ.

Clergy Convocation

Clergy Convocation takes place in mid-September each year. It is an opportunity for ministers to colalborate, refresh and renew.

Vitality events

Exceeding Expectations:   First-Time Guest Hospitality on Febraury 1, 2020

 

In this one-day workshop the following is covered:

● Building relationships in the community to get people to the front door.

● The importance of on-line presence

● What happens in the first 8-10 minutes?

●  Developing greeters and connectors

●  The role of ushers

●  Worship dynamics

●  After-worship activities

●  Follow-up with newcomers

●  Connecting new people to the church

The Vermont Conference hosts church vitality seminars with speakers who bring their expertise, excitement and thought provoking perspectives to bear on the challenges facing local churches. These events typically take place in the fall or winter each year.