UPCOMING 2021 Events
FAMILY FOUNDATION TOUR: When Your Faith Is Challenged (Small Group Gatherings)
February 25 | 8:30 AM | Franklin Heights Baptist Church, Rocky Mount
March 3 | 12:00 PM | Crosslink Community Church, Harrisonburg
Each gathering will include a meal and will address how new government bills and decisions are impacting the local church and ministries.
Topics to be addressed:
– What churches should be looking for from a new Presidential administration
– The Virginia General Assembly: what threats to the church are happening right now in our state
– What is the “Big Picture” plan: Come hear about the game plan at one of our local breakfasts/luncheons
Because these are in-person gatherings and we are adhering to the governor’s directive, we are limiting the number to 10 participants.
PRAYER SUMMIT with Dave Earley (In Person and Livestreamed)
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23 | 10:00 AM | Swift Creek Baptist Church, Midlothian
Theme: Passing on the Passion of Prayer to the Next Generation
For Student Pastors
Student pastors are invited to join Dr. Earley at 8:30 AM for a special session highlighting the importance of prayer in student ministry and how to involve the next generation in prayer. A light breakfast will be provided.
8:00 AM • Check-in, light breakfast provided
8:30–10:00 AM • Session with Dr. Dave Earley
Join us for the morning and afternoon sessions with Dr. Dave Earley. He will speak on the need to model prayer and the importance of passing on the ministry of prayer to the next generation. A boxed lunch is included with registration.
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
EQUIP WOMEN’S CONFERENCE with Nicki Koziarz (Virtual Event)
Theme: Peace in Times of Uncertainty
This now virtual experience will take place over a period of weeks (starting February 11) with various video sessions available online and the SBCV Women’s Ministry Facebook page. Equip Conferences focus on helping women grow and mature in their walk with God by identifying the tools available to them through prayer, Scripture, and the work of the Holy Spirit.
KIDS MINISTRY CONFERENCE (Virtual Event)
SATURDAY, MARCH 6 | CHILDREN’S MINISTRY TRACK PREMIERING
SATURDAY, MARCH 13 | VBS TRACK PREMIERING
This annual training event will still provide the same LifeWay rally speakers, along with some 40 breakouts that will help equip preschool and children’s leaders in areas of:
Safety and Security
Standards of Biblical Learning
Age Level Learning Abilities and Styles
Sharing the Gospel with Children
Classroom Management Tips
And so much more!
These opportunities will be available on the webpage the day of and after the event, so take advantage and participate in more breakouts this year or use these tools for your church’s leader trainings.
WORSHIP AND TECHNOLOGY WEBINAR: Preparing for Easter (Virtual Event)
THURSDAY, MARCH 4 | 10:00 AM
This 2-hour webinar will be offered in partnership with the Center for Worship at Liberty University. Receive tips, tools, and ideas for a wonderful worship experience. This will be timely in preparation for the spring and Easter season.
GLOBAL IMPACT WEEKEND at Franklin Heights Church (Rocky Mount Campus)
MARCH 13-14 | 3:00 PM SATURDAY – 12:00 PM SUNDAY
Wherever we are in our faith, there is always a next step. Global Impact Weekend is a two-day conference designed to equip you to take the Gospel to all nations. Come and hear from speakers such as Dr. Chuck Lawless, Paul Chitwood, and others.
MENTAL HEALTH COACHING TOUR: Training Lay People to Assist You in Ministry (Small Group Gatherings)
COMING IN MARCH!
The SBCV is partnering with Liberty University and the American Association of Christian Counselors to provide you with training and certification for lay leaders to assist you in ministry. Dr. Tim Clinton says, “We need an army of helpers in the local church—those who God has given natural gifts and talents to, to offer help, hope and guidance to those in need!”. Dr. David Wheeler, along with other staff from AACC, will be touring and explaining this valuable opportunity for pastors and churches in March. Dates and locations are being firmed up. In the meantime, for more information visit: https://www.lightuniversity.com/mentalhealthcoach/
SBCV Doctor of Ministry Cohort with Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
The SBCV Cohort in the Doctor of Ministry is an advanced degree designed for ministers seeking further training to serve at a new level of excellence in ministry. Throughout the 31-hour degree, students will acquire new ideas, tools, strategies, and techniques that will increase effectiveness and expand opportunities within current and future roles.
For more information, contact your regional catalyst, Don Cockes. He can send you details of the schedule, classes, hours, costs, scholarships and more.
Don’t wait because there are application deadlines!