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Interim Pastor Training Offered in the New Year

The Georgia Cluster is proud to announce an Interim Pastor Training opportunity at Calvin Center (Atlanta), January 27-31, 2014.

The Interim Pastor Training program is designed for Presbyterian Clergy (PCUSA) sensing a call to interim ministry and those inquiring about this ministry. Committee on Ministry members and presbytery staff members will also find this 5-day conference helpful.  This Presbyterian Interim Pastor Training course offers an excellent opportunity for leaders to hone skills such as how to say hello and goodbye in healthy ways, to help congregations heal and gain tools for understanding their congregation.

Training sessions at the conference include 30 hours of classroom instruction with plenty of time for personal attention.

The link for more information including a video, pricing and a brochure is here.

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Explore the role of youth ministry in forming lifelong disciples!
January 28-31st, 2013
Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons!

Rev. Troy Hauser-Brydon & Youth Director Nat Scott from St. Simons PC will be part of the leadership team for this forum held locally at Epworth By The Sea.

Princeton is offering Presbytery members a special discount of $50 off the program fee.  To receive the discount, people will need to enter the discount code, Savannah PCUSA when asked during the registration process.  This discount is only for Savannah Presbytery and is not mentioned on the website.  There is also a public Early Bird Discount of $50 off through November 1st.  If Savannah Presbytery members register by November 1st, they will get both discounts and save $100!

 

Bi-Vocational Ministry Training

Bi-vocational ministry is a growing form of pastoral leadership in the 21st century. This new and not so new form of ministry provides hope for small congregations and ministers seeking calls. Simply stated, bi-vocational or “tentmaking” ministry is when a minister who is employed by a congregation is also employed in another situation. However, bi-vocational ministry within the Presbyterian Church raises the issues of shifting paradigms, new leadership models, economic sustainability, and the shared ministry of the church. Join the free webinars presented by the Office of Vocation to learn more about bi-vocational ministry, its positive aspects and its benefits for the Church.