Posted by: sdunnpastor | August 7, 2011

EVANGELISM TRAINING FROM THE ERC – FALL LINE-UP

The Commission on Evangelism is committed to resourcing the local church in carrying the ministry of evangelism in its local setting. Starting September 1st we have four School of Evangelism classes and two Bridgebuilder Seminars scheduled.

Saturday, September 10, 2011  School of Evangelism Core Course: Current Methods and Resources

Eastern Regional Conference Office, 900 S. Arlington Avenue, Harrisburg PA  8:30 am-3:30 pm

This core course is taught by Dr Steve Dunn. It is a required course for persons interested in becoming a local church evangelism mentor.  Th students are introduced to the newest available resources and also methods that are proving fruitful at this time. Cost is $25 per student

Saturday, September 10, 2011  School of Evangelism Elective: Church Planting 101 – Church Planting as Evangelism

Eastern Regional Conference Office, 900 S. Arlington Avenue, Harrisburg PA  8:30 am-1:30 pm

This class introduces students to the basic principles of church planting and how they contribute to the ministry of evangelism.  Chuck Frank Associate for Evangelism and Church Planting is the instructor. Cost is $15 per student.

Please note that the above two courses will be offered on the same day. A student cannot take both courses, but we are experimenting with such an arrangement to facilitate multiple student attendance from churches and regions.

Saturday, September 24, 2011 – Bridgebuilders Seminar

Shippensburg First Church of God, 121 E King Street  Shippensburg PA  9:00 am-3:30 pm.

This seminar, led by seminar designer, Steve Dunn, offers six sessions on how traditional churches can reach their unchurched neighbors – ministry principles, biblical understanding, practical methods.  Cost is $15 per person or $50 for four or more persons registering from the same church. A notebook and lunch are included.

Saturday, October 15, 2011 – School of Evangelism Elective: Evangelistic Communication (Preaching) with Postmoderns

Site to be announced: 8:30 am-3:30 pm

Gilbert Thurston, Jr. innovative church planter and lead pastor for exponential.tv in Harrisburg will share the principles and methods that use a total worship package in the place of the simple preaching event to convey the gospel to post-modern listeners. Cost is $25 per person.

This course is being offered in conjunction with the Saturday sessions of the AMP Church Planting Retreat.  This offering is for non-AMP students (although the instructor will provide one session for AMP).

Saturday, October 29, 2011 – Bridgebuilders Seminar

Germantown Church of God near Cascade MD. See details on above Bridgebuilders Seminar,  Dr Steve is the facilitator.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 – School of Evangelism Core Course: Apologetics-Explaining the Faith

Site to be determined. 8:30 am-3:30 pm

(Dr) Bill Sloat teaches this course which outlines basic apologetic principles and the dynamics of answering questions and explaining the faith to persons in our contemporary society. Cost is $25 per student.

This is a required course for persons interested in becoming a local church evangelism mentor.

YOU CAN REGISTER FOR ANY OF THESE COURSES AND TRAINING EVENTS ON FACEBOOK OR AT THE COMMISSION WEBSITE – EVANGELISM PLUS http://www.ercevangelism.org


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