2014 O&F Meeting

Resources from the Orders and Fellowship meeting.

The Rev. Dr. Robert Martin's education sessions in both PowerPoint presentations and videos.

Bishop Scott Jones, the Rev. Jim Keyser, Karen Nyhart and Warren Schoming provided the following statements during the discussion of covenant part of the Orders and Fellowship meeting.

The enewsletters below went out daily recapping the events of the Orders and Fellowship meeting.

Please take a moment to share your feedback for this meeting by visiting wwww.surveymonkey.com/s/2014OF.


The Orders and Fellowship Meeting, formerly Joint Called Clergy Session, was held Jan. 14-16, at United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe Avenue, Leawood, Kan. Click here for a map.

The theme for the 2014 gathering was "Evoke Ministry Everyday & Everywhere." The Rev. Dr. Robert Martin, new dean of Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., was the featured speaker. Martin has spent many years working with churches to help them grow.

Martin is an ordained elder in the Missouri Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. He has held the position of the Lovett H. Weems, Jr. associate professor of church leadership and practical theology at Saint Paul School of Theology since 2000. In this position, he taught classes in Missouri, Liberia, Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Korea. He served as an assistant professor of religious education at Yale Divinity School from 1994-2000. He holds three advanced degrees from Princeton Theological Seminary and Harvard University Divinity School.

Seated in the nation's capital, centered in Christian faith, Wesley Theological Seminary prepares more than 1,000 students annually, representing more than 30 denominations, to become exemplary teachers, preachers and leaders in the world today. The mission of Wesley Theological Seminary is to equip Christians for leadership in the church and the world, to advance theological scholarship, and to model a prophetic voice in the public square. Their graduates are in ministry in all 50 states and in 20 countries as leaders of churches and other service organizations. For more information, visit WesleySeminary.edu.

Orders and Fellowship Resources:

Evoke Ministry flier with schedule and workshop information (Color)

Evoke Ministry flier with schedule and workshop information (Black and white)