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CRE 2021 is Saturday, March 13, 2021, via Zoom 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Planning continues for the 2021 Congregational Resourcing Event – the annual synod-wide event which provides workshops on various areas of ministry to congregation members and leaders. 

Thank you to the wonderful people and ministry groups who have submitted Congregational Resourcing Event (CRE) Workshop Applications. We have over 30 workshops which will be offered over three workshop sessions on Saturday, March 13, 2021 via the Zoom platform. (see below for schedule). The deadline to submit a Workshop Application is now passed.

Participant registration for the CRE will open Monday, February 1. The Registration Form will list the workshops being offered and the Session in which they will be held. Those registering will register for specific workshops and, prior to the Event, will receive information on how to participate in the Event and how to join the workshops for which they registered.  The schedule of workshops and information about the workshop content and presenters are listed at the links to the left. 

To summarize:  

Monday, January 25, 4:30 p.m.: Deadline for CRE workshop application forms to be submitted.

Monday, February 1Participant registration opens for the CRE.  

Sunday, March 7, 11:59 a.m.: Participant registration closes.

Saturday, March 13: Congregational Resourcing Event via Zoom.


  • 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.  “Check in – Foyer open” 
  • 9:00 - 9:30 a.m.  Opening worship 
  • 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.   Session 1 
  • 11:00 – noon  Session 2 
  • Noon – 12:30 p.m.  Break 
  • 12:30 – 12:45 Rejoin the Event for Session 3 
  • 12:45 – 1:45 p.m.  Session 3 
  • 1:50 – 2:00 p.m.  Closing with Bishop Clements