South Central Jurisdiction Mission Academy: September 10-13, 2017

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2017 Mission Academy

2017 Mission AcademyRegister Now for 2017 SCJ Mission Training!

September 10-13, 2017

The Leadership Center
2211 Q St.
Aurora, NE 68818

The South Central Jurisdiction Mission Academy will take place September 10-13, 2017 in the Great Plains Conference. Experienced and novice leaders across the jurisdiction will engage in conversations related to mission and disaster work at the Academy. The location this year is The Leadership Center in Aurora, Nebraska. The Leadership Center offers a serene, scenic setting, with many activities to do between sessions.

We hope to see you for this awesome experience of fellowship, worship, and strengthening our missional response!

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Course Offerings

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Session 1

UMCOR Foundations

In Mission Together

Conference DRC Workshop/UMCOR Grants

Session 2

Disaster: From Relief to Recovery

Disaster Emotional & Spiritual Care

Spiritual Growth in Mission

Powerful Presentations: Upgrade Your Facilitation Skills

Hands-On Mission Opportunity

Session 3

Connecting Neighbors: Introduction & Ready Churches

Disaster Long Term Recovery Group Development

Cultural Competency

Health Missions: Wholistic Health

Hands-On Mission Opportunity

Session 4

Connection Neighbors: Ready Congregants & Response

Disaster Response: Hosting Volunteers

Spiritual Growth in Mission

In Mission Together: The 50/50 Initiative

Hands-On Mission Opportunity

Session 5

Early Response Team: On-Site Management

UMCOR/UMVIM Communication in Disaster

Mexico: Mission on the Border

Serving Refugees Through Mission

Hands-On Mission Opportunity


Schedule of Events

Sunday, September 10, 2017

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Dinner
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Opening Plenary

Monday, September 11, 2017

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Devotion
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Session 1
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Session 2
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Dinner
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Free/Social Time

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Devotion
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Session 3
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Session 4
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Dinner
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Free/Social Time

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Closing Worship
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Session 5
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

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