Theme: Refocusing on Our Purpose
Presenter, Rev. Kathryn Brown, General Secretary CED
In the personal renewal workshop, participants will discover the path to personal renewal. Church leaders in need of personal renewal and revival can expect a refreshing from the presence of the Lord. We can only revive others when we are revived.
Rev. Dr. Douglass Maven (NE)
Helping Congregation move towards vibrant new life use biblical principles. God alone give the increase, yet congregations must position themselves by unplugging from toxic unhealthy practices and pursuing personal holiness, personal spiritual growth, persistent pray life, faithful Christian witnessing and intentional discipleship.
Rev. Dr. Brian R. Thompson (ENC)
Rev. Scot Moore (Mid Atlantic)
This session addresses the need to recognize where we are, rediscover the mission, redirecting our attention to meet our intentions. Helping God’s People Become Spiritual Rescuers is designed to sensitize the Church to the need for urgency. Evangelism is a Rescue Mission. This is a how-to workshop designed to show how leaders can move the people in to action
Rev. Dr. Otis T. McMillan (Director)
Church revitalization is needed in many areas of our harvest field. This session is designed to teach tried and true principles that will assist in bringing new life to aging congregations in a changing world.
Dr. Yvonne Tracey (Piedmont)
Fostering Christian relationships in weekly accountability class meetings is a key strategy in making Christian disciples. This session will provide in-depth instructions and training to assist in effective disciple making.
Bishop Darryl B. Starnes (Bishop)
This session deals with sharing the message so pre-Christians get it! Our message of salvation must be clear. Many Christian speak “Christianese,” an in-house language for in-house people. This workshop is designed to help us become a user friendly church with a user friendly message. Effective evangelism requires the right message and the right environment. The workshop deals with some of the prerequisites for effective preaching.
Rev. Eldren D. Morrison (SAED)
Church planting is naturally a chief concern for the AME Zion Church, therefore the session is designed to be informative and interactive. This workshop focuses on practical principles for church planting. How do we plant new societies during this season in our Church history.
Bishop Seth O. Lartey
For the promotion of the moral and spiritual fervor of each Conference, district and local church, this workshop enable participants to pray effectively and encourage persons at every level to give part of his/her time to the prayer ministry of our Church. Prayer changes things!
Rev. Dr. Eric L. Leake (MW)
Challenging Worship Service … Bishop Seth O. Lartey, 1st Vice Chair
Empowering Worship Service … Bishop George Crenshaw
Commissioning Worship Service … Bishop Michael A. Frencher