Southwest District Day of Training

2/5/2015

The Southwest District will host a Day of Training from 9:15 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28 at Camilla UMC.

The $10 cost includes lunch.

Call or email the District Office by Feb. 26 to register - 229-273-3119 or swdistrictoffice@mediacombb.net.
 
Schedule
Registration     9:15 - 9:30
Welcome         9:30 – 9:45
Classes           10 - 11
Classes           11:15 - 12:15
Lunch              12:15 – 1
 
Classes           10 – 11

SPRC Responsibilities – How to be a proactive PPRC/SPRC and work with the preacher all through the year.  Led by District Chair of Clergy Ministries Rev. Randy Mosley, First UMC Bainbridge and District Chair of the Committee on Superintendency Rev. Ronnie Wills, First UMC Thomasville.

Finances for the Small and Medium Church – Checks and Balances for the finances of the church. Led by District Finance Chair Mrs. Gail Roberson.
 
Help!  I’m the Lay Leader!  What do I do now? – Led by the District Lay Leader Mr. J. Knapp.
 
Adult Ministries – Adult ministries are mentoring tools God uses to invite others to get more acquainted with Jesus.  Come learn something new about what do we do with our adults other than Sunday School.  Led by District Women’s Ministries Chair Mrs. Ellen Jeter and District Men’s Ministries Chair Mr. Don Goodroe.
         
Apportionments – You may be confused about what apportionments are.  You may call them taxes.  You may only know that the money gets sent off for something.  This class will help you know what we apportion, why we do it and how it matters.  Led by Dr. Derek McAleer Conference Treasurer/ Administrator.
 
Planning to Make Disciples – Why does a church need a written disciple plan when we all know that making disciples is what we’re supposed to do?  Led by District Director of Disciple Ministries Rev. Mark Addington, First UMC Moultrie.
 
Evangelism – Developing a lifestyle of welcome!  How to share the good news of Jesus!  Led by District Evangelism Chair Mrs. Lois Duncan.
 
Classes    11:15 – 12:15
 

Collecting Money the New Fashioned Way – How do you encourage young people to give when they don’t carry checks or cash?  Electronic giving opportunities.  Led by Rev. David Thompson First UMC, Cordele.
 
The Lay Leadership Committee – it’s not just about nominations! Come and learn about how to identify and develop leaders in the church.  Led by Conference Lay Leader Mrs. Gloria Morgan and Assistant Conference Lay Leader Mr. Lynn Walker.
 
Apportionments – You may be confused about what apportionments are.  You may call them taxes.  You may only know that the money gets sent off for something.  This class will help you know what we apportion, why we do it and how it matters.  Led by Dr. Derek McAleer, Conference Treasurer/ Administrator.
 
Planning to Make Disciples – Why does a church need a written disciple plan when we all know that making disciples is what we’re supposed to do?  Led by District Director of Disciple Ministries Rev. Mark Addington, First UMC Moultrie.
 
Evangelism – Developing a lifestyle of welcome!  How to share the good news of Jesus!  Led by District Evangelism Chair Mrs. Lois Duncan.

Call or email the district office to register.  We must have your registration by Thursday, 2/26.