Invite ° Welcome ° Connect and its creator Mary Parmer are coming to the Brandywine Deanery, September 15th-17th, 2017 for “Empowering the Laity.”
Join in a deanery plenary gathering for clergy and lay leaders involved with evangelism and hospitality. The gathering is Friday night, September 15th at St. John’s – Concord beginning at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for an informal, meet and greet with Mary.
On Saturday, September 16th, Mary will be offering her full, one-day workshop on Invite ° Welcome ° Connect at St. James’- Downingtown, the weekend’s lead parish. Members of the laity are encouraged to attend to learn about all aspects of church hospitality, congregational growth and retention of long-standing members. The day’s event begins at 9:30 a.m. and will conclude by 3:30 p.m.
The cost of the workshop is $20.00 per person, which includes a catered lunch at St James’. Sponsoring parishes within the deanery will be offered ten (10) complimentary tickets for Saturday’s workshop. For questions pertaining to sponsoring the program, please contact St. James’ Episcopal Church, Downingtown at (610) 269-1774.
Mary Parmer will conclude her weekend offering in the deanery while preaching Sunday morning, September 17th at Episcopal Church of the Trinity – Coatesville at their 9:30 a.m. Eucharistic service.
For more information, please contact St. James’ Episcopal Church.