2017

Your Letter to the Church

Write your own letter to the Church expressing what you would want the Church to remember at this point in time as you approach full ordination. Read: God Unbound   by Elaine Heath Epilogue Write: Write your own letter to the Church expressing what you would want the church to remember at this point in time

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When Systems Change

Explore God Unbound as you think about the current context of the UMC. Read: God Unbound: Wisdom from the Galatians for the Anxious Church by Elaine Heath Chapters 4 – 7 “General Conference – Day 9 – Praying for a Ram” Watch: Created Moment-by-Moment https://vimeo.com/215512436/fc8e010408   Discussion Prep: Jot down or outline answers to the

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Can We Be Friends?

Explore the essay “Can We Be Friends?” and how it further shapes your understanding of crucial friendships. Read: This Odd and Wondrous Calling Chapter 5: “Can We Be Friends?” Discussion Prep: Jot down or outline answers to the questions below.  Be prepared to share your thoughts with your RIOM Covenant Group (3-5 minutes). What stood

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Support and Accountability

Explore current research about the need for support and accountability through the work of Brené Brown. Read: Read these chapters in Daring Greatly: Preface – What It Means to Dare Greatly Introduction – My Adventure in the Arena Chapter 1 – Scarcity: Looking Inside Our Culture of Never Enough Chapter 2 – Debunking the Vulnerability

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