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Happy 2015!

Pardon us while we update our website to unveil the many changes we have made to better serve the kingdom of God.

Please visit our other websites: www.churchadministrationtraining.org or armorbearertraining.org or churchadministrationblog.org

We are so excited about what God is doing!

If you need to contact us please use the form at the bottom of this page.

Below is a glimpse of some of our upcoming trainings for 2015. We do not post here trainings that we are doing for churches if they are restricted to only in-house (that church's members).

Office Personnel Conference 2015 - Frankenmuth, MI

Lutherern Logo Conference Name: Office Personnel Conference 2015
   
Conference Description
Have you registered yet? Don't Delay Time is Running Out!
Dates: April 19 - 21, 2015
Location: Bavarian Inn Lodge, 1 Covered Bridge Lane, Frankenmuth, MI
Go to www.michigandistrict.org/events/opc15 to register


Event Description:

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing” (1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV)

In the midst of all that needs to be done at the office daily, church and school secretaries, administrative assistants, and business managers have the opportunity to be a shining light for Christ. The way they interact with people, the way they present themself, the way they go about their tasks – all has an impact on how others perceive the church and her Head, Christ. The 2015 Office Personnel Conference (OPC) will be a time filled with encouragement and education, equipping office personnel to shine the light of Christ as bright as can be.

At the OPC, you will meet people that do the same things you do. You will be able to network, learn new things, and be equipped to do your best work for the Lord and shine His light in all your interactions with others. Fellowship, fun, growth, finding a community you can go to for support even after the conference – what’s not to like? Save the date, and we’ll see you in the Spring!

Registration Deadline: March 25, 2015

Cost per person:

  • $199 Single Occupancy
  • $99 Double Occupancy
  • $69 Triple Occupancy
  • $49 Quadruple Occupancy
  • $30 Commuter

Go to www.michigandistrict.org/events/opc15 to register 


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Called Alongside - Ministering in the Spirit of an Armorbearer Workshop - Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina

Armorbearer Workshop Conference Name: Called Alongside - Ministering in the Spirit of an Armorbearer

Ministering in the Spirit of an Armorbearer is not what you may think.

Armorbearing is not just for those with the title of "armorbearer," but for all those who serve in the church.

   
Workshop Description Date: Saturday, June 13, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Four Points Sheraton - Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina 
Sponsored by Equipping Ministries®
 Lunch on your own


Since 1999, this workshops sells out. It has been updated and expanded and Pamela R. Smith's best-selling book is based on this workshop. Click here to read excerpts

Called Alongside - Ministering in the Spirit of an Armorbearer is a workshop for all those who desire to enhance their ability to serve more effectively in the church. Every Associate Pastor, Minister, Usher, Choir Member, Minister of Music, Teacher, Deacon, Church Secretary, Church Administrator and anyone else who serves in a church need to attend this powerful one-day workshop. 

Armorbearing is not just for those with the title of “armorbearer" but for all those who serve in the church.

After this workshop, you will go back to your church inspired and more equipped with practical ways to help strengthen your pastor’s hands, to serve your church more effectively, and to aid in expanding the kingdom of God.

  Topics:

¨ What is an Armorbearer/Adjutant?

¨ Qualifications of an Armorbearer

¨ Flowing in Sync with the Vision of the House Where God Has You Planted

¨ Understanding and Fulfilling Your Duties

¨ Singing With a Purpose (Understanding the Purpose of the Minister or Music, Choir and Praise Team)

¨ Ushering with a Purpose

¨ Ministering with a Purpose (Associate Ministers, Elders, Deacons, etc)

¨ Avoiding & Overcoming the Spirits that Can  Attack those Serving in the Church (Jezebel, Ahab, Absalom, Hazael, Gehazi)

This is one of the most informative workshops on ministering in the spirit of an armorbearer /adjutant. It is an interactive workshop that will motivate you and help to equip you to better serve in your ministerial role.

Training for pastors, pastors' spouses, church secretaries, church administrators, deacons, church boards, armorbearers, ministerial staff, and all  church leaders.

Click here to go to www.armorbearertraining.org for additional information and to register


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 (click here to go our armorbearer workshop website)

 

 

2015 UFAP CONFERENCE - HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA

UFAP2015 Conference Name: United For a Purpose  - 2015 Conference

Join in the celebration services and workshop
   
Description Dates: June 26-28, 2015
Location: Four Points Sheraton - Huntsville, AL
Sponsored by UFAP


Don't miss this awesome conference.

A ministry training workshop training is being held June 26-27, 2015.

No registration fee. Click here to register or go to http://www.ucfiufap.com/2015.html on the entire conference.

Click here to for additional information


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Serving in the Church Workshop

Serving in the Church Workshop Name: Serving in the Church (Understanding the Covenant Relationship)

Because of all the testimonies received about this workshop, Pamela R. Smith wrote the popular book, "Serving in the Church - Understanding the Covenant Relationship."
  MORE INFORMATION COMING IN March 2015
Date: TBA
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: TBA
Sponsored by Equipping Ministries®
 Lunch on your own

Workshop Description

A much needed workshop for the body of Christ.

Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in this training workshop that has made such a tremendous impact on others. 

This workshop is a hands-on teaching session on serving in the church. It is for every church member, from the pastor to the lay member.

This equipping workshop will help to strengthen your church and you. It will refresh and encourage you in areas where your commitment may have lessened and inspire you where you feel unequipped to respond to the ministry area God has called you to serve.

This workshop is also to help re-focus you in areas where you feel burned out or overworked. It is to help bring restoration and to provide a wealth of information to assist you in rising to the challenge of being an effective and consistent laborer in our Father’s vineyard.

Come and experience a refreshing and equipping day as we train and fellowship with one another.

Some comments from attendees of previous "Serving in the Church" Workshop:

"This workshop changed my life."

"My church will not be the same."

"Powerful and biblically sound."

 Some workshop topics:

7 Understanding the Covenant Relationship

7 Speaking the Same Thing

7 Not Causing Division

7 Not Undermining Leadership

7 My Role as a Member

7 Connecting to Your Church's Vision

7 Growing Where You are Planted

7 Overcoming the Spirit of Competition

7 Dealing with Difficult People    

Training for every member, pastors, pastors' spouses, church secretaries, church administrators, deacons, church boards, armorbearers, ministerial staff, and all  church leaders.
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Teambuilding in the Church - Becoming One

Teambuilding

Workshop Name: Teambuilding in the Church - Becoming One

 

BRING THIS TRAINING TO YOUR CHURCH


This equipping workshop is one of a kind. Full of Scriptures, we walk you through flowing together as a team. From your church's choir to its ministers, this anointed training will transform your ministry.

Truly a pastor’s dream is to have a unified team working alongside him to expand the kingdom of God. However, many will attest that it is easier imagined than attained.

Just as the frustration to reach team mentality is experienced in corporations it also penetrates churches. Yet, teamwork remains crucial because no matter how great the vision a lack of oneness can hamper if not abort it.

Within each topics are subjects such as Effective Teams Start With the Pastor, Team Members Must Know and Understand Their Roles, "I" Must Become "We", Submission is Required in Teamwork, Looking for Hidden Treasures, Forming a Balanced Team, Church Politics Destroy Teamwork, Praising Team Members, Growing as a Team, and more.

Pastorsbring your administrative staff, deacons, board, ministers, ushers, and choir  to this unique equipping workshop.

Please click here to browse through our book released August 5, 2012 based on this workshop developed in 2000.

 

Called Alongside - Ministering in the Spirit of an Armorbearer Workshop - Houston, Texas

Armorbearer Workshop Workshop: Called Alongside - Ministering in the Spirit of an Armorbearer

MORE INFORMATION COMING IN March 2015
Date: Saturday, July 18 , 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: TBD (Houston, TX)
Sponsored by Equipping Ministries®
 Lunch on your own

Training in church administration for pastors, church administrators, secretaries, church boards, deacons, and trustees.

This is a training workshop where you will hear real life examples and leave with a wealth of information to help bring and maintain order to your ministry.

 

 

Description

Since 1999, this workshops sells out. It has been updated and expanded and Pamela R. Smith's best-selling book is based on this workshop. Click here to read excerpts

Called Alongside - Ministering in the Spirit of an Armorbearer is a workshop for all those who desire to enhance their ability to serve more effectively in the church. Every Associate Pastor, Minister, Usher, Choir Member, Minister of Music, Teacher, Deacon, Church Secretary, Church Administrator and anyone else who serves in a church need to attend this powerful one-day workshop. 

Armorbearing is not just for those with the title of “armorbearer" but for all those who serve in the church.

After this workshop, you will go back to your church inspired and more equipped with practical ways to help strengthen your pastor’s hands, to serve your church more effectively, and to aid in expanding the kingdom of God.

  Topics:

¨ What is an Armorbearer/Adjutant?

¨ Qualifications of an Armorbearer

¨ Flowing in Sync with the Vision of the House Where God Has You Planted

¨ Understanding and Fulfilling Your Duties

¨ Singing With a Purpose (Understanding the Purpose of the Minister or Music, Choir and Praise Team)

¨ Ushering with a Purpose

¨ Ministering with a Purpose (Associate Ministers, Elders, Deacons, etc)

¨ Avoiding & Overcoming the Spirits that Can  Attack those Serving in the Church (Jezebel, Ahab, Absalom, Hazael, Gehazi)

This is one of the most informative workshops on ministering in the spirit of an armorbearer /adjutant. It is an interactive workshop that will motivate you and help to equip you to better serve in your ministerial role.

Training for pastors, pastors' spouses, church secretaries, church administrators, deacons, church boards, armorbearers, ministerial staff, and all  church leaders.

Go to www.armorbearertraining.org for the most current information on our armorbearer training. 

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Church Administration Training Workshop -Memphis, TN / Olive Branch

Church Administation - Running a Church Office
Workshop
: Church Administration Training Retreat

Date: Saturday, October 23-24 ,2015
Location: Memphis, TN/ Olive Branch
Sponsored by Equipping Ministries®
 Lunch
included on Saturday

Training in church administration for pastors, church administrators, secretaries, church boards, deacons, and trustees.

This is a training workshop where you will hear real life examples and leave with a wealth of information to help bring and maintain order to your  ministry.

This the training for you!   

 

 

Description

If you only attend one church administration workshop in 2015 - this is the one. It is the most thorough walk-through of proper church administration.

Calling ALL Administrative Staff - Don't miss this training!  Additional Information Coming March 201

  • Maintaining a Godly Atmosphere

  • Establishing and Maintaining Boundaries

  • Burnout - The Silent Disabler of Ministry Assistants

  • Internal Controls

  • Laws You Need to Know (federal, state, city, and county)

This training has been completely revamped to cover recent laws that your church needs to know and to help enhance your knowledge on effectively running a church office.

This the training for you!  

Registration includes a color follow-along workbook

Additional information coming March 2015

For over 25 years, we have received hundreds of powerful testimonies from pastors, deacons, board of elders, secretaries, church administrators, etc.

Church Administration Training Workshop - (click here to go our church administration website)

Click any of the icons or words to see video excerpts from our online classes on our Equipping Ministries YouTube Channel YouTube Channel or our Facebook Equipping Ministriesacebook or at www.churchadministrationblog.org

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Called Alongside - Ministering in the Spirit of an Armorbearer Workshop

Armorbearer Workshop Bring this workshop to your church!
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Training in church administration for pastors, church administrators, secretaries, church boards, deacons, and trustees.

This is a training workshop where you will hear real life examples and leave with a wealth of information to help bring and maintain order to your ministry.

 

Description

Since 1999, this workshops sells out. It has been updated and expanded and Pamela R. Smith's best-selling book is based on this workshop. Click here to read excerpts

 

Called Alongside - Ministering in the Spirit of an Armorbearer is a workshop for all those who desire to enhance their ability to serve more effectively in the church. Every Associate Pastor, Minister, Usher, Choir Member, Minister of Music, Teacher, Deacon, Church Secretary, Church Administrator and anyone else who serves in a church need to attend this powerful one-day workshop. 

 

Armorbearing is not just for those with the title of “armorbearer" but for all those who serve in the church.

After this workshop, you will go back to your church inspired and more equipped with practical ways to help strengthen your pastor’s hands, to serve your church more effectively, and to aid in expanding the kingdom of God.

  Topics:

¨ What is an Armorbearer/Adjutant?

¨ Qualifications of an Armorbearer

¨ Flowing in Sync with the Vision of the House Where God Has You Planted

¨ Understanding and Fulfilling Your Duties

¨ Singing With a Purpose (Understanding the Purpose of the Minister or Music, Choir and Praise Team)

¨ Ushering with a Purpose

¨ Ministering with a Purpose (Associate Ministers, Elders, Deacons, etc)

¨ Avoiding & Overcoming the Spirits that Can  Attack those Serving in the Church (Jezebel, Ahab, Absalom, Hazael, Gehazi)

This is one of the most informative workshops on ministering in the spirit of an armorbearer /adjutant. It is an interactive workshop that will motivate you and help to equip you to better serve in your ministerial role.

Training for pastors, pastors' spouses, church secretaries, church administrators, deacons, church boards, armorbearers, ministerial staff, and all  church leaders.

Go to www.armorbearertraining.org for the most current information on our armorbearer training. 

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Unblocking Your Purpose

Unblocking Your Purpose Workshop Name: Unblocking Your Purpose
Bring this training to your church!
Length: 4 hours


 

You know God has a plan and a purpose for your life, but it seems like it keeps alluding you.

This one-day workshop will help to stir and propel you remove all those things that hinder and block you from not only fulfilling but entering into your purpose. 

Description

 

Would you like to bring this workshop to your church or conference? Complete the form at the bottom of this page.
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Walking Worthy of Your Calling -

Walking Worthy of Your Calling Workshop Name: Walking Worthy of Your Calling

MORE INFORMATION COMING IN March 2015
Date: October 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: TBA
Sponsored by Equipping Ministries®
 Lunch on your own
 

This workshop will stir you to drawer nearer to God, lay aside every weight that is preventing you from fulfilling your God-given call.

There will also be a book signing for the release of Pamela Smith's book "Walking Worthy of Your Calling."

Description

It has been asked over and over, “How do I fulfill the call that is upon my life?” You don’t want to miss this timely workshop that will richly bless and stir you to move forward into the place that God is calling you into.

Walking Worthy of Your Calling is a one-day, equipping workshop that will minister to you, your ministerial staff, choir, directors, musicians, ministers, deacons, and all those in and called to leadership roles.

You don't want to miss this anointed workshop Elder Smith has been teaching for 15 years. We trust it will stir you to welcome your calling, encourage you to embrace it, and equip you to fulfill it.


Topics Covered:

  • Understanding the Call - What is my Calling?
  • Being Free to Minister
  • Knowing the Voice of God
  • The Difference Between Being Called and Chosen
  • No More Excuses
  • Flowing in Your Ministry
  • Guarding the Anointing


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The Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Gifts of the Holy Spirit Workshop Name: Gifts of the Holy Spirit

A one-day workshop to help to enhance your understanding of the gifts of the Holy Spirit and their operations.

 

 

Product Description "Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant.  Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit.  And there are differences of administrations but the same Lord.  And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal."  I Cor. 12:1, 4-7

Do you know that before Jesus ascended on high He gave gifts unto men? (Eph 4). Also in Corinthians and Romans we are instructed of others gifts that God has imparted into us to aid us in expanding the kingdom and meeting the needs of others.

However, do we know them when we see them?

Do we know how stir the gifts inside of us?

Do we understand their operation?

This workshop walks you through body ministry, aiding you in understanding the purpose and operations of the gifts of the Holy Spirit as well as how to flow in the gift(s) God has imparted in you.
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Soaring as a Leader

Soaring as a Leader Workshop Name: Soaring as a Leader - The Road to Excellence in Leadership
 

One of the most thorough and scripturally based church leadership training workshops 

 Description

ARE YOU READY TO SOAR?

Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in this one to two-day workshop that will propel the leaders within your church to reach their maximum potential as a leaders.

This training is also offered as one of our on-site trainings.

 

Soaring as a Leader is a workshop geared at equipping you to be the leader God has called you to be. It is an equipping workshop that will take you to the next level in your leadership, because your ministry cannot rise above your ability to lead.

So often people are placed in positions but we neglect to train and equip them to carry out the responsibilities. This often leads to discouragement, discontentment and frustration, and often a job not done. Soaring as Leader will help you move from just having the position (title) to knowing how to shoulder the responsibility.

Topics You May Choose:

What is a Leader?

It is More Than a Title

The Characteristics of a Great Leader: (this covers subtopics such as Being Called, Not Operating Manipulation, Humility, Can Handle Criticism, Being Mentally Tough, Self-Control, and more.)

Moving from Excuses to Action

Assuming Too Much

Bringing Out the Best in People

Leadership Styles

Workshops are catered to meet your church's needs.

To request this workshop please complete and submit the form at the bottom of this page.

Testimonies from prior attendees:

"My church has been strengthened and my leaders have been impacted."

"This workshop needs to be taught annually at all churches."

"I have attended many leadership conferences, but this workshop was the most biblically based one I've ever attended."

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Stopping the DreamKillers

Stopping the Dreamkillera Workshop Name: Stopping the DreamKillers

A one or two day workshop to help propel you and your church into its God-given purpose.


Available as an onsite training. Complete the request form at the bottom of the page.
 

Description

"There comes a time in your life when you realize

that if you stand still, you will remain at this

point forever.  You realize that if you fall and

stay down, life will pass you by...."Vickie Silvers

 
Let us kill him . . . and we shall see what will become of his dreams.” Gen. 37:20

How sad it would be to live your entire life with a crushed dream and an unrealized purpose.  This awesome, thought provoking and life changing workshop will help open your eyes and compel you to pursue your dream.  

 

 

What is it that God is calling you to do?

 

 

 

DreamKillers affect not only our individual dreams but the corporate vision of churches. Do you have a low volunteer ratio and/or high absenteeism among those you assign positions to in your church?  So often it is because of the DreamKillers, discouraging the people and hindering them from moving forward so they can achieve their purpose. 

 

 

 

THIS LIFE-CHANGING WORKSHOP Will Unveil the Following DreamKillers:  

  • Toxic Relationships

  • Slothfulness

  • Ungodly Counsel

  • Pride

  • Holding on to the Past

  • Lack of Preparation

  • Unwillingness to Take Risks

  • Not Growing Where You Are Planted

  • Fear

  • Disobedience

  • You

To request this workshop please complete the form at the bottom of this page.

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