On Saturday, January 30, 2021, the Missouri Mid-South Conference held a virtual Church Council Orientation Session, hosted by the Rev. Dr. Ginny Brown Daniel, our Conference Minister, with keynote speaker, the Rev. Mary Nelson.

The session consisted of a general orientation session, and several workshop sessions.  Listed below are the videos of the orientation and workshops, as well as accompanying informational pieces shared in the workshops.  If a separate video is not listed for a workshop, the recording of those workshops will be part of the full orientation video.

We share this with the hope you will find it useful. 

January 30, 2021 Church Council Orientation

Full video can be accessed here








Tools for a Healthy Pastoral Relations/Personnel Committee                     

presented by Rev. Dr. Ginny Brown Daniel, Conference Minister

1.  Pastoral Relations Committee Workshop

2.  Pastoral Relations and Personnel Committee workshop outline

Technology Tools for Worship, Files, and Meetings video

presented by Jeremy Force, Executive Director of Camp MoVal, and Julie Darnold Atkins, Communications Specialist

1.  Technology Tools

2.  Communication tips

Spiritual Tools for Weary Children and Youth video

presented by Cindy Birkner, Youth Ministry Coordinator, and Nate Fulk, Executive Director of Shannondale

1.  Tools for weary children and youth

Tools for Post Pandemic Ministry                                                                 

presented by Rev. Damien Lake, Associate Conference Minister

Tools for Church Council Moderators

presented by Rev. Dr. Ginny Brown Daniel, Conference Minister

1.  Tools for church council moderators

2.  A Sure Foundation

Keynote address

presented by Rev. Mary Nelson

1.  Keynote