Discipleship Ministries and BMCR Offer Joint Virtual Summit on COVID-19

All pastors, church leaders, and laity are invited to participate in this online summit centered on responding, ministering, and surviving during and beyond this COVID-19 pandemic.

Bishop Jonathan Holston is one of the presenters, offering the Episcopal perspective.

Participation is FREE but you do have to register: https://gbod.org/2V34Bw

 Printed below is the tentative agenda:

COVID-19 Black Church SUMMIT

(All times listed are CENTRAL, please add one hour for EASTERN)


 1: 03 pm – Opening Prayer

 1:05 pm – Welcome and Opening Statement of our WHY  – to INFORM, INSPIRE and IGNITE

Dr. Michael Bowie, Incoming National Executive Director of SBC21

 1:10 pm-   Junius B. Dotson, CEO Junius Dotson

Presenting Partner

 1:13 pm – ONLINE SUMMIT Flow and what to expect

Toska Medlock Lee, Interim National Executive Director of SBC21

 1:15 pm –  Bishop Holston, Episcopal Perspective

 1:25 pm – Presenter – Janet Jamieson, CFO, Discipleship Ministries

How the CARES Act Can Help Your Church

 1:35 pm – Presenter – Riche L. Butler, Sr. Pastor St. Paul UMC Dallas

We Need to Survive COVID-19:  Why Black Church leaders must communicate the narrative

 2:00 pm – Presenter – Marvin Moss, Sr. Pastor, Salem UMC, New York, New York

Ground Zero – The Hype is Real

 2:32 pm – Presenter – Emanuel Cleaver III, St. James UMC, Kansas City, MO

Social Distancing does not mean Emotional Distancing

 2:40 pm – Presenter – Jeffrey Campbell, Associate General Secretary Discipleship Ministries

Making Disciples in the age of COVID-19

 2:47 pm – Presenter – Adrienne Zackery, Senior Pastor – Crossroads UMC, Compton, California

Seeing All The People in the age of COVID-19:  Partnerships you should consider

2:55 pm – Presenter – Dr. Michael L. Bowie, Jr., Senior Pastor – St. Luke “Community” UMC, Dallas, Texas

Preaching to IGNITE the NEW CHURCH


3:00 pm – 3:30 pm