Focus: Evangelism

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Community Outreach: Building Community Relationships

Intended for clergy and laity, participants in this workshop will learn how to identify and develop strategic opportunities to connect the local church with the surrounding community with an emphasis on free and low cost methods, and overcoming barriers to community building. Continue Reading

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Evangelism: BLESS - Reviving Your Church While Transforming Your Community

What is a church to do when it seems to have lost its attractional pull? Good news - missional is becoming the new attractional evangelism. Learn ways that your church, no matter its size, can increase its vitality while making a lasting impact in its community. This seminar will cover ways to change the internal culture of your church while simultaneously engaging your community. Continue Reading

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Evangelism: Hospitality in the Church

This workshop will explore the various opportunities to share the faith through the gift of hospitality in the church and as a church. We will look at welcoming, speaking and listening, serving, comforting and healing, receiving, releasing, and celebrating. Delia Halverson's book, "The Gift of Hospitality", is the basis of this workshop. Continue Reading

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Evangelism: Practical Ways to Reach Your Community and Make Disciples

Jesus tells us to GO and make disciples. So often the church instead works in a COME-to-us mode. Servant evangelism is an attempt to go out and engage those in our community with friendly acts of kindness, breaking down barriers by sharing God's love in practical ways with no strings attached. Participants in this workshop will learn the concepts and methods of evangelism that work, and last! How Continue Reading

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Training: Making Disciples

This workshop will help initiate intentional discipleship formation. We will explore what forming disciples means and involves, work at evaluating present efforts toward making disciples in your church, and plan for specific disciple-making ministries for the future. Continue Reading