Get holiday marketing help from evangelism task force
The "Home for Christmas" media campaign embraces this statistic: People who are not part of a faith community are more willing to visit a church for the first time on Christmas Eve than at other times of the year.
Thus the Conference’s task force on evangelism wants to know your church’s holiday plans. "Home for Christmas" will launch during the week before Jesus’ birthday.
Mathison to present at Lawton
'Reaching New People/Making New Christians'
Leaders want "Reaching New People/Making New Christians," a training conference on Nov. 19 at Lawton-First UMC, to revolutionize the way most churches approach evangelism.
The one-day conference "needs to be on every church leader’s ‘must attend’ list," they declared in announcements.
Plenary speaker is the acclaimed John Ed Mathison of Alabama,...
Rural-church advocate due in Woodward - New Christians
On Oct. 15, Woodward-First UMC will host the next training event in the "New Christians" initiative for the Oklahoma Conference.
Title is "Evangelism in the Small and Rural Church." Guest speaker Ed Kail was the first chair of Town & Country Ministries at Saint Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, Mo. He also served as national president of the United Methodist Rural Fellowship, which educates and advocates in...
National NCD coordinator will teach at OKC-May Avenue
On Aug. 12 in Oklahoma City, the national ministry co-coordinator for Natural Church Development, Florida pastor Jack Stephenson, will lead a free one-day seminar.
He will share easy-to-use tools that help your church’s leaders to grow in their personal spiritual lives and to be better equipped as...