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God is doing something different in New England than I've ever seen in my forty years in ministry here. 

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.

  • Offering Respite to Families Living with Disability - Part 1 (Joni & Friends)
    Online Event
    Oct 26, 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
  • Lead Together
    Liberty Church
    Oct 30, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
    Liberty Church, 495 Hartford Turnpike, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    A day of training and renewal for children and student ministry teams. Dozens of breakout sessions featuring leading local and national voices who understand ministry in the Northeast.
  • Embrace: Converge Northeast Women One-day conference
    Valley Brook Community Church
    Oct 30, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
    Valley Brook Community Church, 160 Granville Rd, North Granby, CT 06060, USA
    Join Converge Northeast Women for a one-day retreat in Granby, CT for a day of community, connection and growth. This retreat is for any women in a leadership role at their church whether they are the leader of women’s ministry, a Pastor’s wife, a small group leader, or in a unique leadership role.
  • Gordon-Conwell's Dean's Forum: How to Communicate in an Age of Fear, Conflict, and Division
    Online Event
    Nov 02, 7:00 PM
    Online Event
    How can we practice communication that serves both church and society while being true to God’s Word? Join us to hear from Dr. Quentin Schultze, Professor of Communication Emeritus at Calvin University, and Dr. Jeffrey Arthurs, Robinson Chair of Preaching and Communication at Gordon-Conwell.
  • Simeon Trust Workshop for Maine: Workshops on Biblical Exposition
    Galilee Baptist Church
    Nov 03, 8:15 AM – Nov 05, 12:30 PM
    Galilee Baptist Church, 317 Main St, Gorham, ME 04038, USA
    The Workshops on Biblical Exposition is a 3-day training event aimed to encourage and equip you in the skills needed to read, understand, and proclaim the Word of God. The Workshop includes times set aside for Principles of Exposition, Small Group Practice, and Expositions.
  • Women in Christian Leadership: Rev. Gloria White-Hammond
    Online Event
    Nov 05, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Online Event
    Rev. Gloria White-Hammond, the co-pastor of Bethel AME Church, Swartz Resident Practitioner in Ministry Studies at Harvard Divinity School, and member of Boston's Covid-19 Health Inequities Task Force, gives an encouraging talk to the Women in Christian Leadership Group.
  • Care Group for Moms (Joni & Friends)
    Online Event
    Nov 06, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    Online Event
    Grab a cup of coffee and join moms from across New England impacted by disability for a time of fellowship and an encouraging devotion from the Word of God. Email Liz Babbitt for the Zoom link: newengland@joniandfriends.org
  • The Great Co-Mission: A Discipleship Resourcing Forum for New England
    Kaiser Chapel, Gordon-Conwell
    Nov 06, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Kaiser Chapel, Gordon-Conwell, 130 Essex St, South Hamilton, MA 01982, USA
    Gordon Conwell Seminary is excited to partner with local disciple-making practioners from across New England to host this one-day consultation. You will hear from local disciple-makers that have seen multiplication of new disciples formed in New England as well as national leaders .
  • Introduction to John 17:23 Pastoral Support Groups
    Online Event
    Nov 10, 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.
  • Discipleship and Mission Workshop
    Trinity Evangelical Church
    Nov 12, 4:00 PM – Nov 13, 5:00 PM
    Trinity Evangelical Church, 105 Haverhill St, North Reading, MA 01864, USA
    Join this workshop and explore the dynamics of disciple-making. Learn more about what it looks like to reproduce disciples instead of just recruiting more volunteers, and hear teachings about discipleship and mission and how to navigate them practically. Go to 3dmovements.com/workshops for more!
  • Joni & Friends Marriage Getaway
    Portsmouth
    Nov 19, 5:00 PM – Nov 21, 12:00 PM
    Portsmouth, 250 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA
    If your marriage is affected by the disability of a spouse or child, our New England Marriage Getaway is for you. Marriage Getaway will allow you to take time as a couple to rest, refresh and enjoy a weekend together
  • Offering Respite to Families Living with Disability - Part 2 (Joni & Friends)
    Online Event
    Nov 30, 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
  • Introduction to John 17:23 Pastoral Support Groups
    Online Event
    Dec 08, 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.
  • Your Best 2021 Idea and 2022 Sharing Time (Joni & Friends)
    Online Event
    Dec 17, 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
  • Go Dark, Shine Bright Prayer Campaign
    DL Moody Center Website
    May 01, 2022, 7:00 AM – May 10, 2022, 7:00 AM
    DL Moody Center Website
    This May 2022, join the DL Moody Center in a 10-day social media fast to pray for deeper faith! You can pray in person at Northfield, MA at the DL Moody Center, or online with believers across the nation.

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