Ministerial Development: Festival Seminars for local elders and ministerial candidates.
Due to the positive response to last year's elder seminars at Tucson and St. Petersburg, Mr. Wayne Cole has approved holding them at the Feast again this Fall.
Since these sessions are an opportunity for additional ministerial training at a time when there is no job conflict, we are going to extend these seminars to include ministerial candidates who are employed outside of the Church.
We will probably have more people registering this time since it will be open to both elders and ministerial candidates. To accommodate the additional registrants, we will be holding the training sessions at Seattle, Lake of the Ozarks, and the Savannah, Georgia feast sites.
The time allocated during the Feast will probably be from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on October 17, 18, 19, 20 and 22. This will allow ten hours of solid class instruction by three or four qualified Ambassador College Certificate of the Ministry instructors. These sessions should prove to be extremely beneficial.
It would be appreciated if all interested elders and ministerial candidates would write to Ministerial Development, to the attention of Art Mokarow, suggesting specific subjects you would like covered. With only ten hours of instruction we want to be sure you receive what is serving your ministerial needs.
All who would like to attend these sessions please write to Ministerial Development for registration. It is necessary that you get your Pastor's approval written on your request letter before consideration can be given. Any of you who want to attend the sessions but are assigned to another feast area should write to the Festival Office as well as Ministerial Development.
Your requests will be processed as soon as received and you will be notified regarding acceptance as soon as possible thereafter. Please write soon and don't forget to include the subject/s you want covered.