A three-minute speed date is the perfect time to find out if you would like to see someone again.We take the classic speed dating concept, take our bikes out and add a few more bike twists.August 25, 2017 - AM While more than 600 Presbyterians gathered July 6–8 for worship, fellowship and topical workshops at Big Tent, 27 others attended for a different purpose: to find their next call to ministry in the Presbyterian Church (U. “It’s almost like Presbyterian speed-dating,” said San Dawna Ashley, manager for call process support and teaching elder ministries in OGA. “Face-to-Face” – sponsored by the Church Leadership Connection (CLC) in the Office of the General Assembly (OGA) – periodically brings together Presbyterian ministers (and candidates) seeking jobs at churches and other PC(USA)-related institutions.
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Every year since 1966, young single adult members of the Church from all over Europe flock to Sweden for their annual Festinord, a five-day conference that includes playing sports, speed dating, dancing, and attending classes and devotionals.
Festinord, which translates as “Party in the North,” is organized by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints each year for young single adult members in the Nordic European countries, ages 18 through 30.
“This is an introductory part of the call process,” Ashley explained.
“There’s no guarantee of interviews, but we know that this way of getting call-seekers and prospective employers together works.
While these large churches grow, smaller, local congregations often dwindle and struggle to survive.