S3 is a collaborative, small group, action learning experience for clergy that help sustain and promote excellence in ordained ministry. Participants develop and implement a two-year long small group learning experience focused on three areas: Sabbath, Study, and Service. S3 groups are self-selected and self-directed: participants choose the members of their group and develop their group’s S3 learning project (with direction from the S3 project committee).
Al Johnson knows all too well the pressing need for clean water in the bateys of the Dominican Republic. Despite precautions, a couple of years ago during one of his five mission trips to the small villages on the edges of the country’s sugarcane fields, Johnson somehow contracted Giardiasis, or “Beaver Fever.”
Treshaad Williams had always dreamed of playing college basketball. The 19-year-old, a standout football, basketball and track star at Berrien County High School, even tried out for South Georgia Technical College’s team.
With a theme of “The Least of These,” this year’s Annual Conference session will give attendees the opportunity to serve, fellowship, and worship together. Two main business items are on the agenda – voting on four constitutional amendments and hearing the District Study Task Force’s report.