Bishops' District Gatherings

October 2021

Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi

Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi

Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball

Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball

Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi and Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball will begin Episcopal oversight of the Susquehanna Conference September 1st. Both Bishops are excited to begin this new assignment.

For the Bishops to begin to become acquainted with the Susquehanna Conference and our seven districts, there will be clergy/laity gatherings in each district. All clergy and laity are invited to attend one of the district gatherings. At least one of Bishops will be in person at each gathering.

Listed below you will find the schedule for the gatherings. If you are not able to attend your district’s event, please feel free to register for another district gathering. The agenda for the gatherings will be the same in each district.

The agenda for the day has been planned by our Bishops. The agenda will include:

  • Gathering worship and Renewal of Baptism
  • Sharing a bit of who each Bishop is:
    • Their call stories
    • Leadership styles
    • Hopes and dreams for the continuing United Methodist Church
  • Facilitated conversation and sharing of the hopes and dreams of the gathered community
  • What are the most critical things our new Bishops need to know about the district?
  • Q & A

These gatherings will not be livestreamed. However, there will be a video of the gathering on the website after all have concluded.

Because of the increase in the COVID variant, all participants will be expected to wear masks and social distance as much as possible.

Registration is essential to make sure there is adequate space.

Again, if you cannot attend your district’s gathering, feel free to register to attend another one.

These district gatherings plan to be a wonderful introduction to the Susquehanna Conference for our bishops. Please plan to attend.