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Equipping Ministry Institute


Your invitation to learn the basics and witness the rewards of

Equipping Ministry

An Introduction and a Local Church Success Story

at Clemmons UMC

MAY 11-12, 2018

GO HERE TO REGISTER AND PAY ONLINE

“A minister is not a unique kind of Christian. Every Christian is a unique kind of minister.”

Clemmons UMC in the Yadkin Valley District has implemented this transformative approach to broadening and deepening the ministry of the laity. Dr. J. Matthew Burton, Jr., senior pastor, affirms, “Equipping Ministry training at Clemmons UMC has transformed the culture of our congregation. It has moved us from a membership culture that asks, ‘What can the church do for me?’ to a discipleship culture that asks, ‘What can I do for Jesus in the community and world?’”

  • Learn the basics of Equipping Ministry from a real-church equipping team. Learn how to move a congregation from a “membership culture” to a “discipleship culture.”
  • See the possibilities of expanding and deepening the ministry of the laity in your local church.
  • Hear inspiring stories of lay people called to start new missions and ministries in response to their passions for people and their needs.
  • Receive resources and practical handles for implementing Equipping Ministry in your congregation.
  • Decide whether or not your congregation is ready to move in this direction and what kind of training you may need, from the national Equipping Institute advertised in eLEAD, or locally available consultation.

Who should attend and what is the cost?

  • IDEALLY - Bring a team of 5: four congregational leaders and a pastor
  • $40/team of up to 5 people: you are going to need a team to move equipping ministry forward in your local church
  • $10/individual participant
  • "Times and content specific breakout groups are subject to change"
  • INCLUDES:
  • Supper Friday evening
  • Breakfast snacks and beverages
  • Lunch on Saturday
  • Samples of print resources
  • GO HERE TO REGISTER AND PAY ONLINE

Where is the event?

Clemmons United Methodist Church - 3700 Clemmons Rd Clemmons NC

GO HERE TO REGISTER AND PAY ONLINE

Schedule

  • FRIDAY, May 11
  • 6:00 PM Supper
  • 7:00 PM Opening Worship and Plenary – Matthew? Risks and Rewards/His Experience as a pastor – Central Monroe and CUMC
  • 1st presentation of CUMC story and “work in progress” - Gloria
  • SATURDAY, May 12
  • 8:30 AM Gathering/Refreshments
  • 9:00 AM Morning Worship – preaching from Ephesians 4 – Chris
  • 10:00 AM 2nd Presentation of CUMC “work in progress” - Gloria
  • 11:00 AM Breakout groups
  • Preparing the Soil – Steps and Stages of Congregational Learning and Embracing the Concept and the
  • Building the Infrastructure – “behind the walls”
  • The “Launch”
  • The Team
  • Role of Connectors
  • CUMC’s Covenant Partner process
  • Contract Consultation in the Local Church – Pneumanaut Partners
  • 12:15 PM Lunch – Pitch for Pneumanut Ministries consulting
  • 1:15 PM Breakout groups
  • Preparing the Soil – Steps and Stages of Congregational Learning and Embracing the Concept and the
  • Building the Infrastructure – “behind the walls”
  • The “Launch”
  • The Team
  • Role of Connectors
  • CUMC’s Covenant Partner process
  • Contract Consultation in the Local Church – Pneumanaut Partners
  • 2:30 PM Afternoon Plenary and Worship
  • CUMC Multiplication of Ministry – “Ministry Moments”

Leadership – all are graduates of the Equipping Ministry Institute

Rev. Dr. Matthew Burton: senior pastor, Clemmons

Rev. Gloria Hughes: Equipping Ministry, Adult Discipleship & Missions, Clemmons

Rev. Dr. Chris Hughes: pastor, Yadkinville UMC; founder, Pneumanaut Partnerships

Earlier Event: April 21
CCC 5k-April 21st!
Later Event: May 15
Blood Drive