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Shepherding Team

Shepherding Team

The Annual Conference Shepherding Team (ACST) is an adaptive learning team with a primary purpose to coordinate and communicate the ministry of the NIC in order to make disciples of Jesus Christ.  

The ACST’s priorities focus on ministries and connections in four areas: Congregational Life, Clergy Life, Missional Life and Connectional Resources. Each of the six districts has a locally focused shepherding team (DST).

Shepherding Members

The primary purpose of each DST is to coordinate the equipping of local churches so that they might be faithful, Christ-centered communities of worship, prayer, witness and change, and to enhance the connection between local churches, the districts, and the NIC.

Contacts:

Co-Chairs: 
Liz Gracie and Rev. Myron McCoy
shepherding@umcnic.org

Team Members:

Danita Anderson

Mark Manzi

Karen Bonnell

Myron McCoy - Co-Chair

Arlene Christopherson**

Harry Nicol

Kathy Dickerson

Dennis Oglesby

Sally Dyck**

Noah Panlilio

Jacqueline Ford

Meg Park

Anne Marie Gerhardt**

Nancy Pendergrass

Liz Gracie -Co-Chair

Mary Rawlinson

Rob Hamilton

Luis Reyes

John Wesley Lee

Donna Sagami

Alka Lyall

Laura Underwood


*El Concilio representative TBS
**Ex-Officio

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