October 16, 2018
Dear Pastors and Laity
The Western North Carolina Conference Lay Organization is sponsoring a Lay Institute for Clergy and Laity, Saturday, November 10, 2018, 10:00 a.m. at Mount Zion A.M.E. Church, 1420 Huffine Mill Road, Greensboro, North Carolina.
The following topics will be discussed:
- Dialogue with the Presiding Elders: Dr. Conrad K. Pridgen, Western District and Rev. Anita Thompson, Eastern District. Should you have questions to ask the Presiding Elders, please complete the attached form and return to President Penny Oliver by November 1. You may email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Lay Electoral College workshop will be presented by Sister Flo Avery, former WNCC-LO Director of Lay Activities and member of St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Raleigh.
- Panel discussion: “How do we Bridge the Gap Between Clergy and Laity?”
Panelists will include pastors and laity.
- Question/Answer session
We do ask pastors; itinerant elders, deacons; local elders/deacons; and laity to register with your respective church. The enclosed registration form should be completed and sent to Financial Secretary, Sister Mozell Weston, 12 Spring Chapel Ct., Greensboro, NC 27455. Registration is due by November 1, 2018.
Should you have any questions and/or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Jackie Kanipe , 828-433-8424 or myself, 336-565-0367.
Thank you for your willingness to serve.
Penny Oliver, President
Western North Carolina Conference Lay Organization