Pastors! Plan now for the 2011 Growing the Church In the Power of the Holy Spirit conference at the Community of the Cross Conference in N.C., May 16-20.
Learn how to cooperate with the Holy Spirit in growing the Church. Be mentored by those who have first hand experience in actually working with the Holy Spirit and have seen the fruit of effective ministry in which Jesus Christ is truly experienced.
The Rev. Dean Weaver has written the following letter urging your participation in this event. Dean is an anointed leader who well understands and puts into practice the principles of spiritual leadership that grow the church of Jesus Christ.
An Evangelical Presbyterian Church
412-364-9492 † Fax: 412-367-4054
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
It is an absolute delight to recommend to you the “Growing the Church in the Power of the Holy Spirit” conference facilitated by Presbyterian Reformed Ministries International (PRMI). I am very purposeful in the choice of the word “facilitated” as it has been my profound experience that the works of this conference are that of the Holy Spirit Himself. The servant staff of PRMI are working cooperatively with the Holy Spirit to help provide one of the most important and empowering opportunities for congregations and their leaders that I have known in my twenty five years of ministry.
I have been blessed to experience two manifestations of “Growing the Church in the Power of the Holy Spirit” in just the last year. My first exposure was when PRMI’s Executive Director Brad Long and the Director of their Dunamis Fellowship, Cindy Strickler came to visit our campus at Memorial Park. The time they spent with our Elders, staff and congregation was a time of great empowerment for us! Brad and Cindy took our congregation by the hand and led us in the powerful “dance of cooperation with the Holy Spirit” that has forever changed our fellowship. This was no mere “program” that would be soon forgotten as many of us have experienced in the church. Rather, this was the first significant step in a whole new movement for our congregation. Since that time, the outcomes from the “Growing the Church in the Power of the Holy Spirit” conference at Memorial Park, have resulted in a dramatically new strategic ministry plan that has energized our congregation with a renewed and intentional focus on our cooperation with the work of the Holy Spirit in His empowered ministry of exalting our savior Jesus!
My second encounter with “Growing the Church” came at PRMI’s home base, called the Community of the Cross, in Black Mountain, North Carolina. This time set aside for the equipping and empowerment of church leaders was made all the more powerful as the whole PRMI staff came along side the participants in an environment that can only be described as “holy ground.” The Community of the Cross is a powerful and anointed place where the work of the Holy Spirit is evident and demonstrative. I went to Black Mountain to be a co-facilitator for the conference, and came away overwhelmed by how the Lord had ministered to me during that time at that place through His servants!
All this is to say, I cannot recommend to you enough that you consider attending the next “Growing the Church in the Power of the Holy Spirit” conference, and that you bring some of your key leaders! This may be the single greatest investment in the advancement of the Kingdom of God in your midst that you can make during this God appointed and unique “kairos” season of gospel ministry!
To register for this conference contact the PRMI office by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (828) 669-7373.
Click on 011 May – Growing the Church Brochure to download the brochure.