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E412 2011


E412 2011 was held on April 8 – 9 at Liberty Baptist Church, Hampton and featured speakers James Meritt and Brian Bloye.

View photos on flickr. Downloadable reasources from E412 are available in the attachments at the bottom of this article.

Summary

The SBCV E412 conference is in its second year and provides one state event to train all church leaders. This year it was held on April 8-9 at Liberty Baptist Church in Hampton.  It is designed to help equip God's people for the work He has called them to do (Ephesians 4:12, "for the training of the saints in the work of ministry, to build up the body of Christ."). E412 weds together the best of what were previously the SBC of Virginia Evangelism and Church Leadership Conferences.

E412 featured keynotes from nationally recognized pastors and speakers as well as training breakouts and fellowship times oriented around affinities within the church. More than 700 pastors, staff and lay leaders attended this years conference. While 41 attended the Church Planting network, 66 participated in Disaster Relief training, and 181 were equipped for this year’s Vacation Bible School.  256 other Church Leaders were trained in finance, budgeting, legal matters, multi-siting, church staff, conflict resolution, music and worship, media,  women’s ministry, men’s ministry, missions, small groups, Sunday School, Discipleship, Youth, Children and Pre-school.

Many were encouraged and challenged by the preaching of James Merritt (Sr. Pastor, Cross Pointe Church in Duluth, GA) and Bryan Bloye (Founder, Lead Pastor, West Ridge Church in Dallas, GA) and blessed by the music ministry of the host church led by Jeff Askew.

What is E412?

. . . so that the body of Christ may be built up.
Ephesians 4:12b

E412 is designed to help equip God's people for the work He has called them to do. E412 weds together the best of what were previously the SBC of Virginia Evangelism and Church Leadership Conferences.

E412 features keynotes from nationally recognized pastors and speakers as well as training breakouts and fellowship times oriented around affinities within the church.

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