Montana Conference Convocation Explores Church Transformation

November 19, 2016 | Barry Taylor

This year's annual Montana Conference Convocation was held on Sabbath, Oct. 1, 2016, at the Great Falls Church. Attendees from at least seven church districts were represented.

The theme for the weekend was mission-driven: "Keys to Church Transformation." Paul and Lenore Brantley led with powerful examples of how churches can be light and salt, pervading and influencing the world around them. 

Significant time was spent in the afternoon as church members gathered in groups to discuss the topic of mission and what that might look like in the context of their various church settings and communities. 

What would happen if every church in the Montana Conference rediscovered the tremendous mission in which we are so privileged to participate? God’s church has a mission: “But you are a chosen generation … that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light” (1 Peter 2:10, NKJV). With prayerful intention, planning and purpose we are called; “We must live a twofold life — a life of thought and action, of silent prayer and earnest work” (Ministry of Healing, p. 512).

Is God about to do a new thing in and through His people here in Montana?