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Ministry Summit: Reaching for the Mountain Top Workshop-Postponed
November 11, 2017 at 9:30 AM - November 12, 2017 at 12:00 PM EST
*** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL SUMMER 2018 ***
Ministry Summit: Reaching for the Mountain Top
Saturday, November 11th – 9:30 am – 5 pm &
Sunday, November 12th – 10 am – 12:00 Noon
Join us for a weekend dedicated to the duties of practicing the ministry. This weekend is geared toward students as well as those already ordained. All workshops are held in the Chapel.
Cost: $95 for ordained ministers & non-active students = 8 CEU’s for teachers $80 for active students = 2 elective credits
After Nov. 4th, $125 for all participants (Meals, rooms and church services are not included)
Saturday, November 11th
9:30 am – Sign-in at the Chapel, Welcome and Introductions
10 am – 12 noon Minister as Preacher, presented by Rev. Vicki Corkell
Learn techniques to make your sermon sing. Preaching is one of the foremost duties of good ministry, and can uplift the congregation in a multitude of ways. Learn best practices for creating a memorable message to the congregation.
1 pm – 3 pm Minister as Healer, presented by Rev. Wahna Irvine
Learn techniques for bringing a solid and healthy healing ministry to the congregation. Above all, ministry transpires healing – body, mind and spirit. Through your gifts of compassion, words spoken, and “The Masters Touch”, build your Healing Ministry with authority and confidence.
3 pm – 5 pm Minister as Teacher, presented by Rev. Lynda Richey
The sacraments of marriage, funerals, communion and baptism are more than just ministerial services. Learn how to use the tools of ministry to bring greater awareness of spirituality to the faith family by creating memorable services.
5 pm – 6 pm Supper break with Gala All Message service at 6:30 pm
Sunday, November 12th, 2017
10 am – 12 noon Minister as Counselor, presented by Rev. Jane DeVore
Exploring pastoral ministry to those who are hurting, distraught, and struggling by using best practices for pastoral care and counseling. Techniques for identifying the movement of Spirit in the chaos of daily life and trauma will be explored and how to use the movement of Spirit to provide comfort and hope.
12 noon – 1:30 pm Lunch, final questions and discussion
Participants are encouraged to attend the 2 pm Healing and 2:30pm Worship Service