Weems, Carter to address on dealing with difficult economy


 Lovett Weems and Ken Carter will present pastors ways to be joyful, faithful stewards in these tough economic times at the National Association of United Methodist Foundations annual gathering.

The event is scheduled for June 23-25 in San Antonio, Texas.

Interactive presentations will focus on “Ministry Resources for Challenging Times,” including:

• Weems, author, consultant and director of the Lewis Center for Church Leadership, on “Stewardship Leadership and Best Practices for Ministry in Challenging Times”

• Ken Carter, author, speaker and pastor in the Western North Carolina Annual Conference

• Val Walker, executive director of the Minnesota U.M. Foundation, on coaching pastors as stewardship leaders.

Time will be also be devoted to share ideas and resources and connect with one another.

This event is planned by the NAUMF Faith and Money Focus Group, which includes the Rev. LaRue Owen of the Mississippi United Methodist Foundation.

For information or call Betsy Schwarzentraub at 530-333-0852.