Theme: Listen. Learn. Lead.
Scriptural Basis: “I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some.” I Cor. 9:22 (NIV)
Target Audience: Women’s Ministry leaders, Mission education/WMU directors and age-level leaders, including RA and Challenger leaders
Will feature training tracks for women’s ministry, preschool, children, youth and adult mission education leaders, church and associational WMU
Diana Davis, pastor’s wife, missions leader and women’s ministry leader. Author of FRESH IDEAS FOR WOMEN’S MINISTRY, FRESH IDEAS FOR DEACON WIVES and ACROSS THE STREET AND AROUND THE WORLD
Molly Jo Johnson, Tioga First, Tioga
|Friday, August 25|
|3:00-6:00 pm||Registration in Camp Office|
|5:00 pm||Supper in Dining Hall|
|6:15-9:50 pm||Worship and Breakouts|
|Saturday, August 26|
|7:15 am||Breakfast in Dining Hall|
|8:15 am||Breakouts and Worship|
|Noon||Lunch in Dining Hall|
|12:45-2:00 pm||DIY’s and Closing|
Deadline for Registration: August 20, 2017
How Preschoolers Learn
Can you recognize different learning characteristics among the preschoolers in your group? How do you plan to teach each child? Learn to identify the learning needs in your group and teach toward the preschoolers’ success.
Reaching Preschooler’s Parents
How well do you know the parents of preschoolers and Mission Friends? Do you have a plan to minister to parents? Now is the time to outline a ministry plan and prepare to use it.
Teaching for “the Real”
How can you lay solid, real spiritual foundations through Mission Friends this year? Looking at MISSION FRIENDS FOR LEADERS and sharing idea will prepare you to be good stewards of your time and use the materials well for your group.
MISSION: Hit the Road (for leaders of GA)
How can you make this year an extra special missions journey for girls in grades 1-6? We will review some emphases for the year, look at a couple of new WMU resources for girls and share ideas for special times.
MISSION: Hit the Road (for leaders of Children in Action)
How can you make this year a super spectacular missions journey for girls and boys in grades 1-6? We will review some emphases for the year, look at a couple of new WMU resources for girls and boys and share ideas for special times.
MISSION: Hit the Road (for leaders of RA)
How can you make this year a “must-have” missions journey for boys in grades 1-6? We’ll review some emphases for the year, look at a couple of new WMU resources for boys and share ideas for special times.
Building Your Children’s’ Legacy of Missions Giving
Why is giving – of time and money – an important part of missions for the children in your church? How do they learn and develop these habits? Discover what you can do to encourage their mission giving.
Living Every Day as a Disciple
For the leader who will invest time, energy and resources into teens. How can you guide teens to take longer and deeper steps into missional living through discipleship and teaching? How will the resources help you? You will walk away with new ideas for teaching teens to be on-mission through Acteens and Youth on Mission.
Acteens: By All Means
And yes, by all means! Teen girls both need a missional outlet in their lives as they pray for missions and missionaries, do missions and support missions. Explore best ways to use Acteen resources and customize them for your teens.
Youth on Mission: By All Means
And yes, by all means. Teen girls and boys both need a missional outlet in their lives as they pray for missions and missionaries, do missions and support missions. Explore best ways to use Youth on Mission resources and customize them for your teens.
Challengers: By All Means
And yes, by all means. Teen boys need a missional outlet in their lives as they pray for missions and missionaries, do missions and support missions. Explore best ways to use Youth on Mission resources and customize them for your teens.
It’s a Girl’s World
Girls’ Ministry, discipleship and Bible studies, oh my! Are you ready to start a growing girls’ ministry in your church? Are you interested in the needs of today’s teen girl? Let’s discover principles for a healthy girls’ ministry in your church.
Beginning Women’s Ministry Groups in Your Church
Are the women in your church engaged in Bible study that strengthen their walk with the Lord? Have you explored the needs and common interests of the women in your church? What criteria do you use to select curriculum? Learn the basics and discover some resources to help you on the journey.
By All Means: Leading Out in Missions in Your Church
As an adult mission leader, how will you guide your church to take “By all Means” steps in mission praying, mission giving, mission doing and mission living in this coming year. We will explore ways and resources to involve women in missions in at least four ways: praying, giving, doing and living.
5 Steps Toward Healthy Women’s Missions & Ministry
What would a healthy women’s missions and ministry look like in your church? How would it include Bible study and missions? Explore the steps and prepare to lead the women in your church toward healthy, well-discipled, missional living.
How Low Can you Go? A Biblical View of Humility for Life and Leadership
Foreign to the concepts of self-interest and propagation that have become the norm of culture, is the trait of humility that is featured throughout Scripture as being a defining characteristic of Christian life and leadership. Join Courtney for this session of biblical exploration of what it means to be humble, how to recognize conformity to self when it has taken place, and how to pursue humility in life and leadership. (2 times)
Jesus had a team – the twelve apostles. What difference do teams make in leadership? What difference would a team make in your leadership group? Learn to enlist and work with purpose-driven, committed team members that will impact the groups in your church.
The Confident Leader I Am
A successful leader is confident in her ability to lead. Where does confidence begin? What leadership principles give a leader confidence to lead? Get to know yourself as a leader. Recognize your strengths and weaknesses. Learn how to build on your strengths and how to compensate for your weaknesses. Learn principles of confident leadership.
From Project to Passion
Does your church do missions and ministry projects out of responsibility or through passion? What steps can you take to lead in missions and ministry that reflects Jesus’ heart for the lost and hurting?
What role do church missions and ministry groups have in building relationships with women of all culture groups and all generations in your church? What is your role as a leader to facilitate and nurture growing relationships? Find some Biblical foundations and practical methods for relationships and communications through this discussion.
Stand by Me: Women Mentoring Women
Women need one another! The older women are called to mentor younger women in Christian discipleship and in the general matters of life. In this session you will learn basics for starting a mentoring ministry as well as ways to enhance your mentoring relationships as you offer yourself to one who is younger in the faith.
Looking for ways to share encouragement, lessons you are learning, joy on the journey and ministry tips with women in your influence circles – and beyond? Blogging just might be a method you are seeking. Learn to set up your site, but more importantly to craft your message clearly and concisely.
Reaching out to a Post-Modern Culture
What does it mean to be living in a “post-modern” world? What dynamics characterize a post-modern culture and the families that live within it and how might the church effectively minister within the current context? Join Courtney in learning more about the post-modern culture in which we live and in considering how the church can make a relevant impact for the kingdom in the lives of individuals and families that make it up. (1 time)
Praying for Missionaries
Are you often hesitant to pray for missionaries and their families? Do you wonder if your prayer is important or how to pray in personal and meaningful ways? A missionary can help us best as we discover how to pray from the heart with passion and compassion.
A Day in the Life
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in another culture or in another country? What would it take to learn to shop and eat differently than you do today? Laura will share the day-to-day of living in Central Europe as God leads her family to share His love with another people group.
Prayer Walking – Talking to God, Walking with God
What are the basics of prayer walking? How can it impact my community? Together we will look at scriptural encouragement for intercessory prayer walking, outline simple “how-to’s” and even take a practice walk, without leaving our area.
People Need the Lord
How are you sharing Christ through the group you are leading? Why is evangelism the most important role YOU have? This group will focus on the WHY of evangelism and HOW you can lead your group to fulfill this Great Commission this year.
For additional information, please call either Women’s Missions & Ministry at 1-800-622-6549 or 318-448-3402; email at WMM@LouisianaBaptists.org.