If you find yourself asking questions like these, plan now to attend “Taking Up the Sword” March 1-3 at Camp Au Sable. This Personal Ministries weekend will focus exclusively on training for effective Bible study ministry, both individually and as local church families. Come to Personal Ministries weekend. here is the information you need.
Cost: $75, which includes housing in a cabin and 5 mealsAdditional $25 to upgrade to a lodgeOffsite: $25 for 5 meals
If your church board has sent you for the training and has agreed to pay your costs, we will bill the church for the amount. If you are paying your own way, please bring a check to registration on Friday. We will not be able to take credit cards.
Accommodations:You will be staying at the lovely Camp Au Sable. We will do our best to place you in the housing that you choose, but because of space we may have to put you in an alternate location. We will give lodge upgrades to the first people who ask. Most people would prefer to have a room to themselves, but because of the number of people who would like to attend this exciting weekend it is just not possible. You may select your own roommate, or we can choose one for you. The cost for the weekend is based on room sharing. Please let us know if you have special needs and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Boys and Girls Cabins are the campers cabins that kids stay in during camp. They are not fancy but fairly comfortable and have a heater. Each cabin has several bunk beds along with a queen size bed, the bathrooms are located about 100 yards from the cabin.
The Deer Lodge and Cedar Lodge have nice rooms similar to a hotel; In that you would have a bathroom attached to the room. Each room has a queen-sized bed and a bunk bed, but you would need to bring your own bedding and towels.
The Auditorium Rooms are directly under the main auditorium near the cafeteria. Each room has a queen-sized bed and a bunk bed, and they all share a community area and bathrooms. You will need to bring your own bedding and towels.
Meals:All meals will be provided by our wonderful camp chef beginning on Friday, night at 5:30. The last meal will be Sunday Breakfast.
PLEASE REMEMBER: You will need to bring your own bedding, towels and personal items no matter where you are staying.Please plan to arrive by 4:00 for sign-in and to get settled before supper at 5:30 pm with the meeting beginning at 7:00 pm. We will be done by 11:00 am on Sunday.
If you have any questions or are unable to use the google form, you can call Stephanie 517-316-1578 during regular business hours, or email email@example.com.
Why have I lost so many Bible study interests?Why don’t people make commitments when they see Bible truth?How do I answer people’s objections?How can I make Bible studies more compelling?
TAKING UP THE SWORDPersonal Ministries WeekendMarch 1-3, 2019Theme: Effective Bible Study MinistryTopics: • Securing Bible Study Interestso Where to looko How to asko When to meet• Conducting Personal Bible Studieso What study guides should I use?o When and where should we meet?o Who should attend? (one-on-one? Two-by-two? Male/Female?)o How do I lead the session?o How long should the meeting last?o How do I close the meeting?• Establishing Corporate Bible Study Ministryo Resourceso Fundingo Distributiono Organizational Structureo Physical Structureo BibleStudyOffer.com Training Manual FAQ and Troubleshooting Specific Scenarios• Brainstorming Session / Q&A