Outreach Ministries

Sunday Morning Training Tracks

Conference Office

9:00–11:00   Full Plate Diet Group Facilitator Training, Worship Room (main level). Dr. Diana Fleming, Lifestyle Center of America.  Nearly 7 out of 10 Americans are overweight. There is no bigger health challenge in the U.S. In just 2 hours you can learn how to facilitate the Full Plate Diet Weight Loss Program for your church family, neighbors and co-workers. It’s fun, interactive and easy!
***Group Facilitator Kits $60. One needed per church or group, but attendance is free.

9:00–12:00   How to Lead Women’s Ministries and How to Tell Your Story, Board Room (upstairs). Ginny Allen, Cheri Corder, Jackie Johnson, Cindy Chamberlin, Carolyn Karlstrom. Gather over brunch to network with other Women’s Ministries leaders in the area and enjoy this training session on planning successful events and changing lives! ALSO, to kick off our 2012 theme of “Share Your Story,” presentations will be on the technical aspects of writing your story; how to give it verbally, formally or informally; and how to make sure the “gory story” is overshadowed by the “glory story.”
***Sign up at the Women’s Ministries booth Sabbath afternoon or call Cheri at 509.998.3517. Free.


Holden Center Lower Level
(please enter through lower level doors at back of building)

9:00–12:00   Foyer Ministries, Cascade B/C. Henry Martin, Grants Pass. First-time guests decide very quickly whether or not they will return to your church a second time. This class looks at how to make the kind of first impression that will give you the chance to make a second impression. Learn how to make people feel truly welcome in your church. Free. 

9:00–12:00   Boardsmanship, Laurelwood A. Bryce Pascoe, Pleasant Valley. Whether you are serving on a board for the first time or have served on a variety of boards through the years, this seminar will help you serve more effectively. What should you expect and what is expected of you as you are fulfilling these responsibilities? We will look at the various dynamics that will maximize your contribution as a board member in fulfilling the mission of the church, school, or other entity that you are serving. Free.

9:00—11:00   Revitalizing Your Sabbath School, Laurelwood B/C. Stan Beerman, Oregon Conference. Need some new energy in your program? An injection of inspiration? Want to stretch your structural muscles and expand your vision? Come explore dynamic principles that will breathe new life into your Sabbath School, reviving both those who attend and your church. Free.

9:00—11:00   Adventists InStep for Life, Cascade A. Jack McIntosh, Riverside Church, and Linda Schrader, Conference Office. Adventists InStep for Life is the NAD response to First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move program to combat the epidemic of childhood obesity. This may be the first generation in America that may not live longer than their parents. Learn how you can bring encouragement, hope, and fun to the families of your church and community. The goal is to have one coordinator in every Adventist church, school, and health care facility throughout North America. Learn how to put it all together. Free.