Iowa School for Practical Ministry

WhenThursday, March 1, 2018 at 1:00 PM to Friday, March 2, 2018 at 4:00 PM
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The “School for Practical Ministry” will consist of worship, keynote addresses and workshops all based on “practical” areas of ministry. Keynotes and workshops will include: prayer, international mission, Christian coaching, disciple making, and others. We are building a diverse faculty that includes national experts and Pastors from Iowa having exceptional success in ministry in specific areas.

1.0 CEU APPROVED - Iowa Board of Ordained Ministry 

APPROVED for Lay Speaker/Lay Servant recertification

 
$75 per person. Includes refreshments each day and lunch on Friday. All other meals are on your own. 
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Iowa School for Practical Ministry 2018 

Altoona United Methodist Church
602 5th Ave SW
Altoona, IA 50009

Agenda
Thursday, March 1st 
  • 1:00 PM Registration and Gathering 
  • 1:30 PM Welcome and Announcements 
  • 1:40 PM Opening Worship Rev. John Gaulke 
  • 2:15 PM Session 1 - Keynote "Banding Together in Uncertain Times" Rev. Dr. Scott Kisker 
  • 3:30 PM Break and travel to workshops 
  • 3:45 PM Session 2 - Workshops 
    Group A "Getting Dirty and Sweaty for Jesus" (Missions) Rev. Tom Shinkle 
    Group B "Principles of Christian Coaching"  Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Naweji 
  • 4:35 PM Dinner on your own 
  • 6:30 PM Session 3 – Workshops 
    Group A "Evangelism with an Eye Towards Ethnic Diversity" Rev. Cameron Scott 
    Group B “Do You Believe God Can Heal Today?”  Rev. Joy Mitchell 
  • 7:20 PM Break and travel to plenary 
  • 7:30 PM Session 4 Keynote - "Navigating Dangerous Seas" Rev. Keith Boyette 
  • 8:45 PM Evening Devotions 
  • 9:00 PM Break for Evening 
Friday, March 2nd 
  • 8:45 AM Worship Bishop Laurie Haller 
  • 9:30 AM Session 5 - Keynote "Walk Before You Run" Rev. Steve McElroy 
  • 10:45 AM Break and travel to workshops 
  • 11:00 AM Session 6 – Workshops 
    Group A "Principles of Christian Coaching"  Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Naweji 
    Group B "Evangelism with an Eye Towards Ethnic Diversity" Rev. Cameron Scott 
  • 11:50 AM Lunch (Provided) 
  • 12:50 PM Session 7 -Workshops 
    Group A “Do You Believe God Can Heal Today?” Rev. Joy Mitchell 
    Group B "Getting Dirty and Sweaty for Jesus" (Missions) Rev. Tom Shinkle 
  • 1:40 PM Break and travel to plenary 
  • 2:00 PM Session 8 – Keynote “Great Bible Manuscripts” Rev. Walter Fenton 
  • 3:15 PM Closing Worship with Communion 
  • 4:00 PM Sending Forth
Participants are to make their own lodging arrangements.