The Council of Bishops concluded the retreat held at St. Simons Island yesterday. It was a time of reﬂection on General Conference, daily Bible Study, and daily services of Word and Table where four of the newly consecrated bishops preached.
I was assigned to the Leadership Formation team, as well as a team to interface with GBHEM regarding appointment making. I will also be connecting with SPARK 12, our young adult initiative. The SEJ College of Bishops assigned me to serve on GBCS.
The 14 new bishops received additional training as we come into this new work. There will be a statement released this weekend with greater detail. I am convinced more than ever that our greatest call is to assist in creating vital, healthy, vibrant congregations which is best done at the grass roots.
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