Ministries of Reconciliation and Listening Will Offer Assistance at Conference

Many who have attended Annual Conference in past years are familiar with the yellow “On Earth Peace MoR (Ministry of Reconciliation) Observer” badges worn by skilled practitioners during Conference business sessions.

This year as particularly sensitive business is discussed, these volunteer “Ministers of Reconciliation” will offer assistance not only during business sessions but throughout the Conference, mediating conflict, facilitating communication, navigating misunderstandings, and in general helping to make sense of the proceedings.

Conference-goers may look for Ministers of Reconciliation in the “MoR Observer” areas on the Conference floor, or contact Leslie Frye at 620-755-3940. Schedule a specific appointment to talk with one of the Ministers of Reconciliation by contacting Frye, or at the On Earth Peace booth in the Exhibit Hall.

During this Conference a complementary service is available through Congregational Life Ministries, providing a “Ministry of Presence and Listening” to hear frustrations, attend to emotions, and explore questions. Staffed by trained spiritual directors and those experienced in clinical pastoral care, this ministry will be available following business sessions in the Prayer Room in Grand Gallery E in the DeVos Convention Center.

For more information or to schedule a specific time with a listener, contact Josh Brockway at 404-840-8310.

Not sure which of the above ministries might best meet your needs? Contact either one to get connected.

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