Sunday, January 6, 2013

Church Officer Enrichment

Presbytery’s 2013 Church Officer Enrichment will be held Saturday, January 26, at Spring Branch PC, Houston, 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with registration at 8:30 a.m. This annual event focuses on equipping, enriching, and encouraging all Church Officers either newly ordained or with years of experience- for the calling of spiritual leadership and practical leadership.

The day’s workshop options are designed to provide smaller, interactive, and practical learning experiences on topics that speak to the work of deacons, teaching and ruling elders, clerks, treasurers, and other leaders. Workshop topics include:

Hospitality 101

• Digging into the Heidelberg Catechism - A New Translation?
• Revival Then and Now
• Safe Sanctuaries - Child Protection Policies that are More than Words on Paper
• I Am a Treasurer, Now What?
• Peacemaking in a Conflicted World
• Making a Meaningful Caring Visit: Offering Counsel, Setting Boundaries and Giving from the
Depth of Our Faith
• Session Records Review and Clerk Forum
• I’m Ordained, but Am I Called?
• BEFORE It’s Too Late
• Table Matters: Or Presbyterian and Reformed Understanding of Communion
• Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Links to full information about the event as well as online registration are available at

From New Covenant Presbytery Connections, January/February 2013