BSA

The Black Staff Association of the United Methodist Church is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to serving the needs of black staff serving The United Methodist Church in staff positions with UMC boards, agencies, conferences, jurisdictions, and districts. BSA will work collaboratively with all segments of The United Methodist Church in order to strengthen relationships that help to equip staff to more effectively network, empower and engage missional in our communities as we seek to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of our global world.

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2017-2018 BSA Officers

President
Rori Blakeney
Discipleship Ministries – Young People Ministries
rblakeney@umcdiscipleship.org

Vice President
Royya James
United Methodist Communications
rjames@umcom.org

Secretary/Treasurer
Maurita Bowie
General Commission on Religion and Race
mbowie@gcorr.org

Nominating/Program Committee Chair
John W. Coleman Jr.
Eastern Pennsylvania Conference
jcoleman@epaumc.org

Communications Chair
Sharon Dean
General Council on Finance and Administration
sdean@gcfa.org

Chaplain
Harris K. Tay
West Ohio Conference
htay@WOCUMC.org

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GCFA Job Announcement

GCFA is currently recruiting for the following position Application Developer.

Please see the entire job description attached to this e-mail.  The deadline for receiving applications is…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Feb 18, 2016 at 4:52am. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Feb 18, 2016.

Sign Up, Be Counted!

“Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart… Continue

Created by Rori Blakeney Feb 4, 2016 at 12:38am. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Feb 4, 2016.

Death Announcement of Denise Johnson Stovall

Death Announcement of Denise Johnson Stovall

We extend Christian Sympathy to the family of Denise Johnson Stovall.

Denise Johnson Stovall, a longtime writer about The United…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Jan 28, 2016 at 9:21pm. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Jan 28, 2016.

Bishop Morris, strong leader and preacher, dies at 78

Bishop William Wesley Morris, a retired bishop of The United Methodist Church, died this morning. He was 79 years old.

Bishop Morris’s death was announced Thursday by the Tennessee Annual…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Jan 19, 2016 at 5:17pm. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Jan 19, 2016.

Death Announcement of Ashwyn Garth Sauls

We extend Christian Sympathy to the family of Ashwyn Garth Sauls.

Ashwyn was the 19 year old nephew of Revs. Kelvin and Judi Sauls.  He passed away on January 1, 2016 in South Africa.…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Jan 13, 2016 at 9:18pm. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Jan 13, 2016.

Gordon Memorial UMC Seeks a Director of Music and Worship

Gordon Memorial United Methodist Church, Nashville, TN congregation, is seeking a Director of Music and Worship. The deadline for applying is January 10, 2016. Those interested in applying may…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Dec 22, 2015 at 12:45am. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Dec 22, 2015.

Help Us Prepare for Our National Meeting

Please find the draft meeting agenda attached to this e-mail along with a link to our Great Day of Service…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Dec 16, 2015 at 1:28pm. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Dec 16, 2015.

Abingdon Press Survey -- Respond by Friday, December 11th

Dear Friends,

If you respond by Friday, December 11th, you will receive a surprise.

Here are three Concept Proposals for 2017 Abingdon Press Bible and Arts (VBS)…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Dec 10, 2015 at 12:16am. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Dec 10, 2015.

GCORR Employment Opportunity

The General Commission on Religion and Race (GCORR) of the United Methodist Church (UMC) is responsible for ensuring institutional equity, diversity and intercultural competency at every level of…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Dec 7, 2015 at 11:32pm. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Dec 7, 2015.

Be A Witness in Baltimore

The World is watching Baltimore! The World is watching the Church! We have an opportunity to make a difference.

The annual meeting of the National Black Staff Forum will be held in…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Dec 2, 2015 at 11:46pm. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Dec 2, 2015.

A Survey Request from Abingdon Press

Dear Friends,

Here are three Concept Proposals for 2017 Abingdon Press Bible and Arts (VBS) program.

Please read each concept treatment; then, answer the following questions below…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Dec 1, 2015 at 1:15am. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Dec 1, 2015.

Register for the 2016 National Black Staff Meeting today!

All roads lead to Baltimore!

The annual meeting of the National Black Staff Forum will be held in Baltimore, MD in conjunction with the 49th General Meeting of Black Methodist…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Nov 17, 2015 at 2:47am. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Nov 17, 2015.

Death Announcement of Bobby James Pearson, husband of Elaine Jenkins

We extend our condolences to Elaine Jenkins in the death of her husband Bobby…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Sep 28, 2015 at 4:42pm. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Sep 28, 2015.

A Special Note from Michelle Whittaker

It is with a profound sense of gratitude for the last 8 ½ years of ministry that I announce I am leaving the General Board of Church and Society (GBCS). My last day in the office will be Friday,… Continue

Created by Rori Blakeney Apr 23, 2015 at 1:49am. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Apr 23, 2015.

Hope to See You in Orlando

We look forward to gathering with you in sunny Orlando for the National Black Staff Forum 2015 Gathering!   We look forward to your participation this year.  Here are a…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Apr 15, 2015 at 12:59am. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Apr 15, 2015.

Young People’s Day @BMCR

Young People’s Day @BMCR

Friday, April 17th

Calling all Young People!

Black Methodist…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Apr 8, 2015 at 11:38pm. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Apr 8, 2015.

“It Happened. . . Fair is Fair, Action Building Session Features Amos N. Jones, Emerging Employment Authority

A charter member of the Board of Advisors of the Academy of Preachers, AMOS N.…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Apr 6, 2015 at 10:46pm. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Apr 6, 2015.

It's Not Too Late to Join Us in Orlando

Are you excited about the annual meeting of the National Black Staff Forum.  The meeting is Wednesday, April 15th at the Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld.  At this meeting, we will go into…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Apr 6, 2015 at 10:04pm. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Apr 6, 2015.

Rev. Dr. Edward Wheeler, 10th President of ITC, to Speak at GAMMON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY LUNCHEON

You are cordially invited to hear our luncheon messenger, Rev. Wheeler, share the vision for THE ITC RESURRECTION.

The lunch will be held Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. – 1…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Apr 6, 2015 at 9:48pm. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Apr 6, 2015.

Register Today for the NBSF Annual Meeting

March 16, 2015 

Greetings from the National Black Staff Forum of The United Methodist Church,

Wondering if we are gathering this year? – YES!  You may or may not know that…

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Created by Rori Blakeney Mar 18, 2015 at 8:04pm. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Mar 18, 2015.

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