The Year of the Pastor

Ministerial Department
Plans 2015


Year of The Pastor

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“Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from what is dishonorable, he will be a vessel for honorable use, set apart as holy, useful to the master of the house, ready for every good work” (2Tim. 2:21, ESV).

“The cities are to be worked, not merely preached to; there must be house-to-house labor. After the warning has been given, after the truth has been presented from the Scriptures, many souls will be convicted”( Evangelism 430).


OBJECTIVES


1. To re-visit the call to ministry
2. To re-affirm pastors and families
3. To equip and retool pastors for greater effectiveness
4. Assist and encourage the Local Shepherdess Club
5. Encourage Professional Development Budgetary Provision

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January
Engage in Prayer Initiatives (Prayer is a must for effective ministry)


    February
    Launch of Operation Contact - Relationships are built through visitation (to continue all year). Pastors pair up to:

      Training & Equipping for Pastors

        Training & Equipping for Elders

          July
          Celebration of Pastors


            Professional Development

            An educated, equipped and Spirit-filled pastor contributes to an informed, active and spiritual membership. Accordingly, pastors are encouraged to embrace:




              Operation Contact


              What Is Operation Contact?
              It is an initiative of the Ministerial Department of the Atlantic Caribbean Union, aimed at aiding and encouraging pastors to make contact with each other, each other’s family and each member as well as non-members within the Atlantic Caribbean Union.

              Objectives


                Date of Launch
                February 7th, 2015 (To continue throughout the rest of the year)

                Participants
                Pastors, departmental directors and officers of both conference and union levels

                Territory to Cover
                The Bahamas, Cayman and Turks and Caicos, which houses the four (4) fields of ATCU