BASIC CHRISTIAN BELIEFS - Starting September 20, 2018
When: Thursday evenings 7:00-9:00 pm. beginning September 20, 2018 Where: In a classroomatEastwood Baptist Church, 3212 James St., Syracuse NY 13206 and online. Instructor: Rev. Dr. Paul Bailey, Pastor of Eastwood Baptist Church and adjunct instructor at Onondaga Community College Textbook: Christian Beliefs – 20 Basics Every Christian Should Know by Wayne Grudem (2005). Available through Amazon, other internet outlets and on Kindle. $5-$12. Should be purchased before start of class. To Register: Complete registration form (scroll down to bottom of page to download) and postal mail with payment (payable to ABCNYS) to Rev. Leon Oaks-Lee, 102 Margo Ln., Fayetteville NY 13066 Questions: Rev. Leon Oaks-Lee (315.637.0023, email@example.com
CHURCH ADMINISTRATION- Starting September 10, 2018 Offered by Living Waters Association
When: Monday evenings 7:00-9:00 pm. beginning September 10, 2018, ending November 12, 2018 Where: In a classroom at First Baptist Church, 23 Tioga St., Waverly NY 14892 and online. Instructor: Rev. Steve Reynolds Textbooks: Church Administration Handbook by Bruce P. Powers, ed., 3rd ed. and Church Administration and Finance Manual by Otto Crumroy, Stan Kukawka and Frank Whitman To Register: Complete registration form (scroll down to bottom of page to download) and postal mail with payment (payable to Living Waters Association) to Rev. Jeremy Spencer, P.O. Box 149, Odessa NY 14869. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 607.594.2800. Scholarships: Limited scholarships available through the Living Waters Association. Contact Rev. Spencer (see contact information above). Questions: Rev. Jeremy Spencer (for scholarships and general information. Rev. Steve Reynolds (about content of course, course requirements, etc.) at 607.857.5174 or email@example.com.
SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT - Starting September 5, 2018 Offered by Mohawk-Oneida Association
When: Wednesday evenings 6:30pm-8:30pm. beginning September 5, 2018 Where: Bartlett Baptist Church, 5639 Bartlett Rd., Rome NY 13440 Instructor: Pastor Ann Wicks To Register: Complete registration form and postal mail with payment (payable to Mohawk-Oneida Association) to Ann Wicks, 14 Pleasant Ave., Ilion NY 13357. Textbook:Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth by Richard Foster Questions: Ann Wicks, 315.894.3422
Fees: The tuition for each course is $100. For family members living in the same house, the fee is $10 for the first person and $50 for each subsequent person. Students may audit a course, without credit, for $50. Additional $10 fee for taking a course online to cover the additional costs. The cost of the textbooks for each course is in addition to the registration fee.
OFFICIATING SEMINAR For Persons Who Lead Weddings, Funerals and Baptisms October 27. 2018 - TAB Community Church, Big Flats NY
What Is It? A light and lively, yet deeply serious, interactive information sharing and training event sponsored by Living Waters Baptist Association and ABCNYS focusing on being the person officially leading at weddings, funerals, and baptisms.
Who Is It For? Anyone with questions about how to, or how to better, officiate at weddings, funerals or baptisms. The seminar has been designed to be particularly helpful to those new to this aspect of church leadership, those in training for this aspect of church leadership, and those wondering about what they would do if they were called to this aspect of church leadership.
When and Where Is It To Be Held? October 27, 2018, from 9:00 AM-Noon, at TAB Community Church, 180 Hibbard Rd., Big Flats, NY, and online! What’s the Format? There will be three segments: one on weddings, one on funerals and one on baptisms. Each segment will feature a 30-minute presentation followed by a 20-minute period of question-and-answer interaction with a panel of three experienced officiators. Each segment will be followed by a 10-minute break. Who’s Leading the Seminar? Rev. Jeremy Spencer, Rev. J. Steven Reynolds, Rev. George J. Norton Jr. (Their combined experience represents over 104 years of active ministry!) What’s the Cost? Only $10.00/person. Checks should be made out to the Living Waters Association.
Registration for Officiating Seminar For both online and in-person registration, please contact the Rev. Jeremy Spencer: firstname.lastname@example.org, 607-594-2800, or PO Box 149, Odessa NY 14869. Please contact him by October 23 if you are planning to attend either in person or online.