It's not too late to register for two workshops for clergy, being offered next week (Sept. 21 and 22) by members of i-Relate: The Intercultural Leadership Institute.
The workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 21 is designed for clergy newly appointed to a cross-cultural/cross-racial appointment. It will be led by Dr. Shan McSpadden and the Rev. Mary Juárez Dalton and will take place at First United Methodist Church of Sacramento, 2100 J St., Sacramento, CA 95816, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The workshop on Thursday, Sept. 22, titled "Discovering Your Authentic Self and Communicating it to Others," is designed for all clergy who are in a cross-cultural/cross-racial appointment. It will be led by the Rev. Dale M. Weatherspoon and the Rev. Sun Hee Kim and will take place at the United Methodist Center, 1276 Halyard Drive, West Sacramento, CA 95691, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Download flyer.
Clergy are encouraged to attend both workshops. However, if that isn't possible, you are welcome to attend just one.
There is no charge for either workshop, and lunch will be provided.
October Workshop in Oakland
On Thursday, Oct. 20, i-Relate: The Intercultural Leadership Institute will host a workshop for clergy not in a cross-cultural/cross-racial appointment, at Lake Merritt UMC in Oakland, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be led by Dr. Shan McSpadden and the Rev. Marie Onwubuariri, and .75 CEUs are available. The October workshop does carry an $85 registration fee. Again, lunch will be provided. Download flyer.
Lake Merritt UMC is located at 1330 Lakeshore Dr., Oakland, CA 94606.