New DS Training

DS & DCM Training Webinar: Supervision

An introduction to the ministry of supervision in the United Methodist Church, especially for district superintendents, directors of connectional ministries, and bishops.

Presenters: the Rev. Myron Wingfield, the Rev. Dr. Gwen Purushotham, General Board of Higher Education and Ministry; and Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball, resident bishop of the West Virginia Episcopal Area.

DS & DCM Training Webinar: Legal Issues Related to Property

The second in a series of three training videos for new district superintendents and directors of connectional ministries. This one focuses on legal issues, especially those related to church owned property.

Presenters: Richard J. Rettberg (General Counsel, General Council on Finance and Administration), Bryan L. Mills (Assistant Counsel, General Council on Finance and Administration), The Rev. Myron Wingfield (Assistant General Secretary for Clergy Life, General Board of Higher Education and Ministry)

DS & DCM Training Webinar: Personnel (dCOMs)

The third in a series of training videos for new district superintendents and directors of connectional ministries. This webinar focuses on personnel issues, especially those related to the district superintendent’s work with District Committees on Ordained Ministry and the candidacy process.

Presenters: the Rev. Myron Wingfield, Assistant General Secretary for Clergy Life and Rev. Meg Lassiat, Director of Candidacy, Mentoring, and Conference Relations, General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.

DS & DCM Training Webinar: Charge Conference

The fourth in a series of training videos for new district superintendents and directors of connectional ministry. This webinar focuses on preparation for, presiding over, and following up after charge conferences. District superintendents are the primary audience.

Presenters: the Rev. Myron Wingfield, Assistant General Secretary for Clergy Life, GBHEM, and Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball, resident bishop of West virginia Annual Conference.

DS & DCM Training Webinar: Appointment-Making

The fifth in a series of training videos for new district superintendents and directors of connectional ministries. This webinar focuses on preparation for, participating in, and following up after the appointment-making process. District superintendents are the primary audience.

Presenters: the Rev. Myron Wingfield, Assistant General Secretary for Clergy Life, General Board of Higher Education and Ministry and Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball, resident bishop of the West Virginia Episcopal Area.

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