Webinars and Workshops
Wespath supports events for clergy, lay workers, plan sponsors and conference representatives, including health workshops, educational seminars and webinars.
Previous Webinar Series
Sifting Through the Facts Webinars
The Sifting Through the Facts webinar series will address multiple issues encountered by members of the UMC. Your presenters provide practical tips and tools for navigating issues facing you and members of your church such as the opioid crisis, social security and financial well-being basics.Learn more
Heart of the Matter Webinars
The Heart of the Matter webinar series addressed multiple topics to help guide participants toward optimal health in all dimensions. Topics covered include wills, physical activity over the age of 40 and retirement readiness.Learn more
Tools for a Better Well-Being Webinars
The Tools for a Better Well-Being webinar series was an inter-agency collaboration between Wespath and General Commission on the Status and Role of Women to provide tools to improve well-being and vitality for mission and ministry.Learn more
Other Recent Webinars
United Methodist Personal Investment Plan (UMPIP) Webinar
This UMPIP Webinar was recorded on July 31, 2019.
Fundamentals of Social Security
This webinar covers early, full and delayed retirement benefits. It also addresses spousal benefits and survivor benefits. Recorded Tuesday, September 17, 2019.
Financial Well-Being 101
Financial well-being has its own language. This webinar will help take mystery out of financial well-being. Recorded Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
Annual Conferences are encouraged to host self-care and health promotion events for clergy and lay workers, or to incorporate self-care and wellness presentations in existing events.
Wespath has provided workshop resources, instructional models and educational materials for several conferences and UMC entities hosting health-focused workshops and events. No need to start from scratch—contact Wespath at [email protected] for assistance with workshop resources.
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Our website, programs and offerings are constantly evolving. Let us know what is working, what is not and what new content you would like to see on this site at [email protected].
Thank you for your feedback and continued support of denomination-wide clergy and lay worker health.