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'Fusion Tonight' features Conference Leaders

'Fusion Tonight' features Conference Leaders

12/6/2018
Fusion Tonight brings late-night television to the pews as Jon Cooper hosts worship every Wednesday night at Cedar Falls First United Methodist Church. Recently, several pastors were invited to speak during a series called "My Last Sermon", including Rev. Bill Poland, director of new communities of faith, and Rev. Dr. Lanette Plambeck, director of clergy and leadership excellence. Pastor Nate Nims and Rev. David Glenn-Burns also were featured. "There must be something to this 'love' thing," ...

New Faith Communities report—AC2018

New Faith Communities report—AC2018

6/10/2018
  Rev. Bill Poland reported on New Faith Communities for the Annual Conference Session on Saturday. Poland spoke in his new role as Director of New Communities of Faith, part of the Healthy Conference Initiative (HCI) piece of the Conference's Strategic Priorities.    Poland is working with Rev. Dr. Jaye Johnson as the new Director of Congregational Excellence, and Rev. Dr. Lanette Plambeck, the new Director of Clergy & Leadership Excellence.   “We’re working to build a team that will continue ...