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Dan Clymer, Retired Church Planter

Upcoming Events

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Due to the continuing Covid-19 impact, please confirm any in-person events prior to attending.

  • Update on Autism and Practical Accommodations for People with Sensory Processing Challenges (Joni & Friends)
    Online Event
    Jul 30, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Online Event
    July's Network Meeting: Doug Babbitt will share from current Autism research and describe sensory processing differences in church environments. Email Liz Babbitt for the Zoom link: newengland@joniandfriends.org
  • Church Arise With Eric Metaxas (Glory of God South Shore)
    Sacred Heart High School
    Jul 31, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Sacred Heart High School, 399 Bishops Hwy, Kingston, MA 02364, USA
    Glory of God South Shore will be welcoming special guest speaker, Eric Metaxas, on Saturday, July 31st. Eric is a well-known Christian author, speaker, and conservative radio host.
  • Renew: A UniteBoston Backyard Concert Series (Roxbury)
    Roxbury
    Jul 31, 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM
    Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston, MA, USA
    This summer, UniteBoston is hosting a series of four backyard concerts throughout the neighborhoods of Boston. This collaborative space invites Christian artists and budding songwriters to share the songs, poems, artwork, and dances that have emerged out of the challenges of this past year.
  • SoulFest
    Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford, NH
    Aug 05, 9:00 AM – Aug 07, 9:00 PM
    Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford, NH, 719 Cherry Valley Rd, Gilford, NH 03249, USA
    New England's largest Christian music festival, with acts spanning multiple genres and workshops that restore your soul and help you grow!
  • Global Leadership Summit (GLS) – You Have Influence
    Online Conference
    Aug 05, 9:00 AM – Aug 06, 5:00 PM
    Online Conference
    Church Leaders face uncertainties and opportunities as we re-open after the COVID-19 crisis. Do you yearn for clear, practical, actionable ideas from leaders who have experienced similar issues this past year? Leaders share how they have been leading their organization into their new world.
  • Introduction to John 17:23 Pastoral Support Groups
    Online Event
    Aug 11, 12:00 PM
    Online Event
    Pastors Strengthened – Congregations Better Led – Churches United – Communities Served... This is what happens when pastors from a community come together in a John 17:23 group.
  • C-Suite Sabbath, Retreat for CEOs & Families (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)
    Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
    Aug 11, 4:30 PM – Aug 14, 9:30 PM
    Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 130 Essex St, South Hamilton, MA 01982, USA
    C-Suite Sabbath is a three-day retreat for CEOs and their families. In addition to chapel, individualized quiet time, and lectures by Gordon-Conwell theologians, local practitioners and pastors, the experience also includes a traditional New England clambake and a Red Sox game.
  • Church Intensive 1-Day Training
    Graceway Church
    Aug 12, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Graceway Church, Providence, RI, USA
    The Church Intensive is an invitation to join a couple of our local We Are Church elders in taking a fresh look at the Scriptures and asking God what He wants of the local church. Church Intensive is a ministry of Crazy Love and Francis Chan.
  • Joni & Friends Children/Youth Family Retreat
    Barbara C. Harris Camp & Conference Cent
    Aug 15, 9:00 AM – Aug 19, 5:00 PM
    Barbara C. Harris Camp & Conference Cent, 108 Wally Stone Ln, Greenfield, NH 03047, USA
    Join Joni and Friends as we host a five-day Retreat for families in southwest New Hampshire! This Retreat is planned for families with loved ones living with disability who are children or youth.
  • Joni & Friends Adult Family Retreat
    Barbara C. Harris Camp & Conference Cent
    Aug 22, 9:00 AM EDT – Aug 26, 5:00 PM EDT
    Barbara C. Harris Camp & Conference Cent, 108 Wally Stone Ln, Greenfield, NH 03047, USA
    Join Joni and Friends as we host a five-day Retreat for families in southwest New Hampshire! This Retreat is planned for families with loved ones living with a disability over the age of 18 years old.
  • Transforming Lives: Alpha Prayer Experience
    Online Event
    Aug 25, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Online Event
    Angela Chadwick serves as the Global Director of Prayer for Alpha. She will be sharing her incredible gifts and experiences with us around how to host vibrant and life changing times of prayer on your Alpha Courses.
  • Behavior Modification: Dealing with Challenging Behaviors (Joni & Friends)
    Online Event
    Aug 27, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Online Event
    Monthly special-needs ministry church network meeting. Email Liz Babbitt for the Zoom link: newengland@joniandfriends.org
  • Renew: A UniteBoston Backyard Concert Series (Dorchester)
    Dorchester
    Aug 29, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dorchester, Dorchester, Boston, MA, USA
    This summer, UniteBoston is hosting a series of four backyard concerts throughout the neighborhoods of Boston. This collaborative space invites Christian artists and budding songwriters to share the songs, poems, artwork, and dances that have emerged out of the challenges of this past year.
  • 10 Days Prayer Event
    Location is TBD
    Sep 06, 9:00 AM – Sep 16, 5:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    From September 6-16, 2021, 10 Days events will happen around the globe . These gatherings will range from truly “city-wide” prayer meetings to small groups of believers devoting themselves to a special season of prayer and fasting. You can register your city now!
  • Faith Driven Investor Life Conference
    Online Conference
    Sep 08, 9:00 AM – Sep 09, 5:00 PM
    Online Conference
    The conference will represent the best content from leaders across all different asset classes of the Faith Driven Investor Movement—including Private Equity, Real Estate, Emerging Economies, Public Markets, and more. Watch parties will take place in CT, MA and NH.
  • Introduction to John 17:23 Pastoral Support Groups
    Online Event
    Sep 15, 12:00 PM
    Online Event
    Pastors Strengthened – Congregations Better Led – Churches United – Communities Served... This is what happens when pastors from a community come together in a John 17:23 group.
  • Women in Christian Leadership: Carolyn Custis James
    Online Event
    Sep 24, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Online Event
    Carolyn Custis James, activist, blogger, award-winning author, and adjunct professor in Biblical Studies at Missio Seminary, listed by Christianity Today as one of "50 Evangelical Women to Watch" gives an encouraging message to the Women in Christian Leadership group.
  • Respite Events for Families 101 (Joni & Friends)
    Online Event
    Sep 24, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Online Event
    Monthly special-needs ministry church network meeting. Email Liz Babbitt for the Zoom link: newengland@joniandfriends.org

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