Windows of the Heart Conference
Saturday, September 27, 2014
9 am - 2:00 pm
Oak Grove Baptist
4013 New Town Road
Waxhaw NC 28173
Edna Ellison, Guest Speaker
from Spartanburg SC
She is a person with a tender heart and rollicking sense of humor
that will have you laughing and crying at the same time.
Break-out Sessions Child Care Provided Music
Lunch included with cost: $15
Registration should be sent to:
8312 Providence Rd. South, Waxhaw NC 28173
Registration deadline: Saturday, September 22
For more information or questions
call Pat Haigler, 704-624-5233.
You don’t want to miss this!!
Saturday, September 27
Lakeview Baptist Church
4602 Concord Hwy.
Monroe NC 28110
Discover how to better equip and energize your Sunday School
for teaching and reaching to all the age groups in your care and to people in your community.
8:30 am: Lite Breakfast and Fellowship
9:00—9:30 am: Welcome
9:30—10:30 am: Session 1
10:30—10:45 am: Fellowship
10:45—11:45 am: Session 2
(Training will be available for pastoral staff, general SS leaders and age group leaders.)
12:00 pm: Dismiss to change our world!
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Sunday School Director ___________________________________________
# of Sunday leaders attending from your church _______________________
Registration fee* of $49.00 paid to UBA : _____ Yes _____ No
Please return to Union Baptist Association Resource Center.
PO Box 596 Monroe, NC 28111-0596
(*fee for individual participants is $10.00 when four people or less wish to attend)
(Please print and send registration form along with payment to UBA)
Recharge! Session One
Explore the characteristics and needs of preschoolers to learn how best to teach them and receive practical teaching suggestions to use in the classroom.
Tips and Tools to Teach Children
Do you use the Bible, Bible resources, games and activities as you teach children? This session will share how to plan your lesson and tips and tools in teaching children about faith.
Teaching Today’s Youth/Students
Recharge your batteries as you prepare to work with youth/students this fall in Bible Study! We will discover how to keep students engaged in studying the scriptures and discover life-changing Bible Truths.
Doers and not just hearers only
Studying the Bible can be fun as well as challenging. Fun, in that investigating the scriptures with other adults can develop stronger relationships. Challenging, in that God‘s word calls us to be stronger disciples. Let’s explore ways to encourage adults to be Bible practitioners?
Get Your Sunday School off with a BANG!
Are you a pastor or general officer in Sunday School and noticed that your Sunday School is misfiring or stalling? Having troubles getting your classes together for planning, sharing and encouragement? See what TNT can do to make your Sunday School run smoother.
Recharge! Session Two
It is really about reaching parents and others who are raising preschoolers! Learn how to make connections that will clearly proclaim, "God loves you and we at _______ Church do, too!"
Connecting with Parents and Children
As a Children’s Sunday School teacher, are you partnering with parents in faith formation? This session will look at the family ministry aspect of Sunday school; share ideas about how to connect with parents and tools they can use at home to help their child’s faith formation.
Reaching Today/s Youth/Students
How can we get youth/students to come to Bible Study? We will discover ideas for reach out to youth/students and get them involved in Bible Study and service.
Connecting with Adults
We always ask the question, ‘how do we bring adults into the church’? In this session we will investigate ways that we can connect to adults in the 21st century. We will utilize both scripture and an understanding of culture in this study.
Send Out the Search Party!
Sunday School is not just for the faithful crowd that attends every week. Learn how your Sunday School can have a dynamic process in reaching out to inactive members and prospects.
Biographical Information on Session Leaders
Kathy Steen (preschool)
Kathy is a frequent seminar leader on preschool topics in churches across North Carolina. She teaches a Sunday School class at her church in Winston-Salem. National Board Certified, Kathy teaches third and fourth grade students at Sherwood Forest Elementary School in Winston-Salem.
Joe Sinclair (youth)
Joe has been teaching and discipling students (middle school, high school and college) in the local church for more than twenty-five years. He loves seeing students come to know Christ as their personal Savior and Lord, grow in their faith and use their gifts, talents, and abilities in the local church and serve their community, nation and world through mission’s involvement.
Jerry Chiles (adults)
Jerry resides in Raleigh and has ministered in congregations in three states. Jerry brings a variety of ministry experiences in mission involvement, adult formation ministry, leadership development, and developing evangelism processes. He also is a Certified Life Coach through Coach Approach Ministries and Certified Emotional Intelligence Trainer through TalentSmart.
Steve Zimmerman (pastors/general officers)
Steve has a wealth of 25+ years of experience in developing a comprehensive Sunday School ministry for churches ranging from 50 to over 800 in worship in Georgia and North Carolina. Since 2009 he has coordinated the work of the Barnabas Partnership, LLC and teaches as an adjunct professor at Alamance Community College.
Tri-County Day of Evangelism
September 30, 2014
Evangelist Braxton Hunter Evangelist Ron Lynch Dr. Roc Collins Pastor Stoney Benfield Dr. Tommy Ross
Evansville IN Indian Trail, NC Indian Springs Baptist, TN Prospect Baptist Church, NC Locust First Baptist, NC
Jason & Gina Clarke Bread of Life Quartet
9:00am Singing 2:30pm Pastor Stoney Benfield
9:30am Evangelist Braxton Hunter 3:30pm Dr. Tommy Ross
11:00am Evangelist Ron Lynch 4:30pm Intermission
12:00am Lunch- Proceeds for H.O.P.E 6:30pm Singing
1:00pm Singing 7:00pm Evangelist Ron Lynch
1:30pm Dr. Roc Collins 8:00pm Evangelist Braxton Hunter
Hosted By Cathedral Baptist Church
1215 Old Lilesville Road, Wadesboro NC
Steering committee: Pastor Curtis Williams, Brown Creek Baptist;
Pastor Kevin Thompson; Pastor Todd McSwain, Norwood First Baptist;
Pastor Randy Swaringen, Cathedral Baptist
Cathedral Baptist Church
1215 Old Lilesville Road
Wadesboro, NC 28170