Super Saturday

Super Saturday

On Saturday, October 2, The Southern New England Conference of the UCC (SNEUCC) presents another Super Saturday—a leadership development and networking event for lay leaders and clergy, sponsored by the Southern New England Conference. Participants can choose from over 50 workshops covering a variety of topics related to church life, sign up for networking lunches, register for one-on-one professional coaching sessions, browse the virtual marketplace, and celebrate in worship.

With the uncertainty of Covid, the October Super Saturday will again be virtual. Our priority is the safety of our attendees.

The theme of our October Super Saturday, featuring Dr. Monica Coleman is “Building on God’s Promises: A Time of Personal Renewal.” Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.—3 John 1:2 (NIV)

This October, we will be offering some 1 Hour workshops and a few 1 Hour Midday workshops in addition to our standard 1.5 hours and extended workshops for those who want to be busy all day.  Sign up for as many or as few as you like.  View the New Schedule.

Super Saturday is focusing on renewal on a personal and congregational level.  Some of the workshops we are offering—Assessing and Discerning Your Church’s Future; Where Have We Been?  What Have We Learned?; Become a Racial Justice Trainer; What’s the Difference Between Charity, Advocacy and Social Justice?; Pray with Jesus; The Simplicity of Mindfulness; Pandemic Learnings, Reclaiming Commons, and many more.

You will see a few new presenters at this Super Saturday.  Please welcome the new workshop leaders to the Super Saturday Program:

  • Rev. Ruth Shaver who will be presenting a workshop on clean air
  • Karim Ahmed, an adjunct professor at UCONN, presenting on justice issues
  • Pastor Cesar Depaz, Iglesia Hispana – Hispanic Community Church of Boston, presenting on community outreach to the Hispanic community
  • Rev. Dr. Bob LaRochelle, pastor and author, will be exploring the Love Hate Relationship you have with your church community

More information can be found on the event listing on the SNEUCC website, including workshop descriptions, a description of the youth and children’s program, and more.

Some workshops and sessions are limited, so register today. Contact Andrea Bellarosa at bellarosaa@sneucc.org with any questions regarding Super Saturday.

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