Deadline: Register by September 1, 2019
Cost: $10 which includes lunch and resource book
Trainers: Ramón Torres, pastor of the Puerta del Cielo congregation in Pennsylvania, will be the trainer for the Spanish session. Joe Detrick, retired District Executive Minister and also from Pennsylvania, will be the trainer for the English sessions.
What it is: As part of the 5 year ordination review coming up in 2020, each ordained minister must complete an Ethics Training event. Licensed ministers are also required to attend this training. Members of the Ministry Commission, NACC, and the Ministerial Ethics Committee are strongly encouraged to attend.
Course info: There will be 3 Ministerial Ethics Training sessions in our district, please plan to attend one of them. Each event 7 hours long, with a one hour lunch break. Lunch is provided by the district on-site. The workbook for this course is Ethics for the Set-Apart Ministry - Advanced Course, by James Benedict, it will be available on-site. Certificates will be emailed to attendees soon after the training.
Dates: Saturday, September 14 - La Verne Church of the Brethren, 2425 “E” St, La Verne CA 91750
Monday, September 16 - Modesto Church of the Brethren, 2301 Woodland Ave, Modesto CA 95358
Thursday, November 7 - Papago Buttes Church of the Brethren 2450 N 64th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Retired? Retired ministers must attend, if your activities for the next 5 years may include:
1. Those serving in local church leadership positions
2. Those engaged in teaching ministries at any level
3. Those involved in wider church ministries - district, national, or ecumenical
4. Those with a social media ministry
5. Those holding part-time volunteer ministerial positions at any level