Pre-Convention Workshop (online)

October 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Panel discussion on Local Mission Partnerships led by the Rev. Colleen O’Connor of the Genesee Deanery and the Rev. Canon Ruth Woodliff-Stanley of the bishop’s staff

Building partnerships between faith communities provides congregations the opportunity to do more: more ministry, more programming, more community involvement. But how does a faith community build meaningful partnerships? This panel discussion will give examples of a variety of partnerships with participants will share their stories and discuss the opportunities and challenges of forming partnerships.

Participants will include: Sara Nesbitt, St. Mark’s, Erie; Ed Palatella, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Erie; the Rev. Twila Smith, St. Simon’s, Buffalo; the Rev. Kim Rossi, St. Stephen’s and Bethany Lutheran Church, Olean; Jim Isaac, St. Mark’s, LeRoy; and Amy Swanson, St. Paul’s, Stafford.

Join the workshop using this Zoom link and password lakeerie. To join by phone, dial 646-876-9923 and use code 96821787415#.