Avoiding Burnout – 2023 Local Church Grant Panel

Pastors Jerry Lee Christian (Russell Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church), Mary Beth Eberle (Grace United Methodist Church) and Jeremy Reese (Aiken Ebenezer Church of the Nazarene) share how they avoid burnout as pastors and receive care from their congregations.

Measuring Transformation – 2023 Local Church Grant Panel

Pastors Jerry Lee Christian (Russell Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church), Mary Beth Eberle (Grace United Methodist Church) and Jeremy Reese (Aiken Ebenezer Church of the Nazarene) discuss how they are measuring impact from their churches’ Equipping the Local Church Grant projects.

Embracing the Marginalized – 2023 Local Church Grant Panel

Pastors Jerry Lee Christian (Russell Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church), Mary Beth Eberle (Grace United Methodist Church) and Jeremy Reese (Aiken Ebenezer Church of the Nazarene) discuss the ways in which their congregations have been open to those on the margins in their community.

Community Transformation – 2023 Local Church Grant Panel

Pastors Jerry Lee Christian (Russell Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church), Mary Beth Eberle (Grace United Methodist Church) and Jeremy Reese (Aiken Ebenezer Church of the Nazarene) discuss how they have seen transformation and new connections with their community through their churches’ Equipping the Local Church Grant projects

Laity Engagement – 2023 Local Church Grant Panel

Pastors Jerry Lee Christian (Russell Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church), Mary Beth Eberle (Grace United Methodist Church) and Jeremy Reese (Aiken Ebenezer Church of the Nazarene) discuss how they engage the laity in their congregation for their churches’ Equipping the Local Church Grant projects.

Challenges & Surprises – 2023 Local Church Grant Panel

Pastors Jerry Lee Christian (Russell Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church), Mary Beth Eberle (Grace United Methodist Church) and Jeremy Reese (Aiken Ebenezer Church of the Nazarene) share what have been their challenges and what has surprised them throughout their churches’ Equipping the Local Church Grant projects.

Listening to Community – 2023 Local Church Grant Panel

Pastors Jerry Lee Christian (Russell Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church), Mary Beth Eberle (Grace United Methodist Church) and Jeremy Reese (Aiken Ebenezer Church of the Nazarene) discuss how they went about listening to the needs of their community before applying for an Equipping the Local Church Grant.