The East District Lay and Clergy Holy Huddles on the Future of the Church is this Saturday, November 17 from 1:00-4:30 PM at North Scottsdale UMC, 11735 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale 85254. Clergy are required to attend both a Clergy Only and a Lay and Clergy Holy Huddle. For churches with more than one clergy, both associate pastors ad senior pastors of all charges are expected to be present. If you are unable to be present for any of the planned Holy Huddles, please send a written request to be excused to Bishop Bob by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail 1550 E. Meadowbrook Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85014. Please send a copy to your District Superintendent.
What to Bring
Bishop Bob requests that clergy* bring a chalice to the combined Lay and Clergy Holy Huddle and the lay leader or a designated lay person from each church bring a small cross. *Deacons are welcome to bring a pitcher and basin if they wish.
If you need child care for a combined Lay and Clergy Holy Huddle, please contact your district office the Thursday prior to the Lay and Clergy Holy Huddle to let Carla Whitmire, email@example.com know how many children and what ages. Childcare will not be provided for the Clergy Only Holy Huddles.