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August 27, 2014

Buffalo Seminary News

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Buffalo Seminary offers 2 great learning opportunities this fall!

Please Hurry – deadlines are almost here

Buffalo Seminary at Bethany College, a ministry of the college and the Region, offers two great learning events this fall that could impact your life of faith, and the life of your whole congregation.  We hope you’ll read the links (see them both atwww.wvdisciples.org/buffalo) and sign up now.  Deadlines are very critical and are now upon us – but it’s not too late!  Hope to see you there.

A Video of Your Congregation!  It Can Be Done!
September 12-13, 2014  
 10 am – 4 pm, daily
(Deadline: Aug. 31)
Mountainside Conference Center 
Recommendation: Each church should send a 2 people with interest in the concept, at least one of whom is
computer literate.

   A weekend seminar on creating local church histories.  Rev. Dr. Peter Morgan and John Scott Williams created the video history of their congregation, National City Christian Church, Washington, DC.  Peter Morgan will explore options for script preparation.  John Scott Williams will share techniques for filming and editing.  He will identify potential resources for visual material as well as recommending software for enhancing the visual aspects of history sharing.
 See promotional video at YouTube

Spiritual Gift Based Ministry
October 17-18, 2014
6-9 pm Friday, 9 am – 5 pm Saturday
(Deadline: Sep. 12)
Mountainside Conference Center
Rev. Steven Smith, Rev. Rosetta Smith, pastors at United Disciples Church, Charleston, and Kevin DiGregorio, Ph.D., corporate coach in visioning and change

For church leaders and others wanting to grow in faith and effectiveness in ministry, discovery of your spiritual gifts will make a great difference. You are encouraged to bring these learnings to the life of your congregation by bringing along several leaders from your congregation.  A Spiritual Gift Assessment will be mailed to you in advance, which you need to complete and bring to the event; therefore:  
You MUST register before Sep. 12 – no exceptions.
  Download a pdf brochure to share with others

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