New workers in the RMD should know that Resonate 2021 is planned for August 2 – 5 and will be held in Colorado Springs, CO. The Alliance National Office will follow up with new workers with details. As a reminder, newly licensed workers are required to attend Resonate.
May 31–June 3, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee
General Council is open to all C&MA members and adherents, and all persons attending Council for more than one day are expected to register. There are four classes of registrants:
– Accredited On-site delegates: attend in person, are able to participate in business debate, and have voting privileges.
– Corresponding On-site delegates: attend in person with no debating or voting privileges.
– Accredited Online delegates: attend online, are able to participate in business debate, and have voting privileges.
– Corresponding Online delegates: attend online with no debating or voting privileges.
All licensed official workers, officially appointed delegates from churches, and other recognized Alliance entities are eligible to register as accredited delegates; all other Council attendees must register as corresponding. The number of lay delegates that may represent a church various according the following paragraph from the C&MA Manual:
Two lay delegates from each accredited church of The Christian and Missionary Alliance. If the voting membership (as reported in the most recent annual report of the church) is 150 or more, another lay delegate may be sent for each additional 100 voting members or fraction thereof. For example, if the voting membership of an accredited church is between 150 and 249, the church may send one additional lay delegate; if the voting membership is between 250 and 349, the church may send two additional lay delegates. The church shall appoint and certify lay delegates as specified in the local church bylaws. (C&MA Manual, Section A2, Article VI, General Council, Section 6.2.A(3))
All lay delegates must be appointed by the church as attested by the Lay Delegate Certificate.lay delegate formmore info & to register
The RMD Alliance Women’s Retreat will be held March 19-21 in Billings, MT. Becky Carter, licensed official worker from the Central district, will be the keynote speaker this year.
Conference events and logistics have been carefully planned with the Covid situation in mind to ensure a safe and refreshing time for all participants.more info and registration
The Wyoming Area Men’s Retreat will be held April 23-25 at Camp Bethel in Dayton, WY. This year’s speaker is Kurt McNabb. He is a well-known pastor, speaker, and advocate for troubled youth.more info and registrationleader letter
The Wyoming Area Women’s Retreat will be held April 16-18 in Casper, WY. Over the course of the weekend, women will consider how walking by faith and not by sight means believing the promise before you see the change in your situation.more info and registration
Calling All Engineers!
The Envision site in El Salvador, where Laura serves (RMD IW from Great Falls, MT), is looking to remodel and add on to their facility. They have reached out to see if there are any engineers or architects who would be willing to help plan these projects. If you know of someone in your church who might be willing to assist in some way, please have them contact Chris by phone (406.647.2764) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Dickey Lake had an incredible year of ministry despite all the “normal” 2020 setbacks. Take a few minutes to read their year-end summary, including some exciting plans related to facility development and expansion. They have also posted 2021 camp schedules and work days!year-end summarysummer 2021 dates
RAIN Training Opportunity
RAIN (Refugee and Immigrant Network) has been working with the Alliance for several years to provide training to churches who work with refugees. Click below for a training opportunity that will be provided as part of General Council 2021.
Take a moment to have a glimpse into the life and ministry of Yellowstone Alliance Adventures in the off-season as well as an update of prayer requests for this next year.January 2021summer camp info
Annual Report (due 2/15)
If you haven’t completed your church’s annual report yet, time is running out! The process is easier than ever and only takes a few minutes…
• Sign on to your MyCMA account.
• Click “Start” on the Annual Report Link.
• Enter the information requested.
For more information, click here or contact Mary at the District Office (406-656-4233 // email@example.com).
– Hamilton, MT
– Polson, MT
– Minot, ND