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2017 Congress of Christian Education

73rd Annual Session of the RABC Congress of Christian Education
Envisioning the Future Exceptionally as We Equip Disciples for Christ
John 16:13; Galatians 5:22-23; Ephesians 4:12; 2 Timothy 3:16-17

June 5 - 8, 2017
convening with
Salem Missionary Baptist Church
105 Haven St.
Forrest City, AR 72335

Rev. Louis Ford, Host Pastor

 
Faculty Meeting:
Monday, June 5, 2017 @ Salem Baptist Church Family Life Center
4:00 p.m.

 
2017 Congress at-a-Glance
 
Date Mid-day (10:45 a.m.) Evening (7:15 p.m.)
June 5, 2017 Inspirational Message
Rev R C Barnes, Pastor
Ash Street MBC
Dermott, Arkansas
Welcome Program
Salem Missionary Baptist Church
Thematic Sermon
Rev. Derrick Easter, Pastor
New St. Hurricane MBC
Pine Bluff, AR
June 6, 2017 Inspirational Message
Rev. JaSean Smith, Pastor
Macedonia MBC, Monroe, AR
Pleasant Grove MBC, Trenton, AR
Dean's Annual Address
Dr. Ronald S. Laurent, Pastor
First Missonary Baptist Church
Holly Grove, AR
June 7, 2017 Inspirational Message
Rev. Clevester Rolfe, Pastor
St. Rest MBC
Ashdown, Arkansas
President's Annual Adress
Dr. O. D. Woods, Pastor
Cedar Springs Missionary Baptist Church
Ashdown, Arkansas
June 8, 2017 Inspirational Message
Rev. A. Lee Tyus, Pastor
New Prospect MBC
Russellville, Arkansas
Commencement Address
Rec Cedric Hawkins, Pastor
First Missionary Baptist Church
Stuttgart, Arkansas
 

Phase 1
Course Instructor
1001 - Introduction to the Bible Dr. Andrew Balenton
1001 - Effective Bible Reading Dr. Margarette Williams
6021 - Spiritual Formation Rev. Leroy Wright

Phase 2
Course Instructor
1075 - The Synoptic Gospels Rev. R C Barnes
4012 - Doctrine of the Holy Spirit Rev. Larry Alexander
7024 - Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts Rev. Kirby Gulley

Phase 3
Course Instructor
1079 - Survey of John Rev. Charles Hellums
7016 - Introduction to Discipleship Rev. Robert Thompson
9005 - Writting Techniques II Rev. Robert Thompson

Phase 4
Course Instructor
2015 - Fundamentals of Christian Ethics Dr. Andrew Balenton
8034 - African-American Church  and Social Justice Rev. Glenn Barnes
6013 - Organizing the Church for Chistian Education Sis. Flora Simon

Electives
Course Instructor
2080 - Missonary Education in the Local Church Sis. Nina Glover
2083 - Education for Mission Dr. Gerald Parker
5001 - Introduction to Leadership Rev. James Mackey
5007 - Leading Change Rev. Brian Castle
5012 - Becoming an Effective Deacon Rev. Kirby Gulley
5015 - Role of the Deaconess Sis. Cathryn Laurent
5019 - Planning for the Future: Building a Church Program Rev. Derick Easter
7001 - Building Healthy Churches Rev. A Lee Tyus
7018 - How to Become a Strong Christian Black Woman Sis. Wanda Parker
8018 - Ministry of Church Ushering Sis. Ozaree Twillie
9025 - The Computer in the Life of the Church (Advanced) Rev. Derick Easter
9906 - Baptist Beliefs and Practices Dr. Gerald Parker

Instructor Recertification
Course Instructor
2097 - Rethinking Christian Education Dr. T R Ramey

2017 Congress Class Schedule
Block A: Monday/Tuesday Block B: Wednesday/Thursday
1001 - Introduction to the Bible
          Dr. Andrew Balenton
2015 - Fundamentals of Christian Ethics
          Dr. Andrew Balenton
1004 - Effective Bible Reading
          Dr. Margarette Williams
2080 - Mission Education in the Local Church
          Sis. Nina Glover
1079 - Survey of John
          Rev. Charles Hellums
2097 - Rethinking Christian Education
          Dr. T R Ramey
2083 - Education for Misson
          Dr. Gerald Parker, Sr.
4012 - The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit
           Rev. Larry Alexander
2097 - Rethinking Christian Education
          Dr. T R Ramey
7007 - Building Healthy Churches
          Rev. A Lee Tyus
5001 - Introduction to Leadership
          Rev. James Mackey
7016 - Introduction to Discipleship
          Rev. Robert J Thompson
5007 - Leading Change
          Rev. Brian Castle
7018 - Becoming a Strong Christian Black Woman
          Sis. Wanda J Parker
5012 - Becoming an Effective Deacon
          Rev. Kirby Gulley
7024 - Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts
          Rev. Kirby Gulley
5019 - Planning for the Future: Building a Church Program
           Rev. Derick Easter
9025 - The Computer in the Life of the Church (Advanced)
            Rev. Derick Easter
9005 - Writing Techniques II
          Rev. Robert J Thompson
9906 - Baptist Beliefa and Practices
          Dr. Gerald Parker, Sr.
 
Block C: Monday/Thursday
1075 - The Synoptic Gospels - Rev. R C Barnes
5015 - The Role of the Deaconess - Sis. Cathryn Laurent
6013 - Organizing the Church for Christian Education - Sis. Flora Simon
6021 - Spiritual Formation - Rev. Leroy C Wright
8017 - Ministry of Church Ushering - Sis. Ozaree Twillie
8035 - The African-American Church and Social Justice - Rev. Glenn D. Barnes

Day Block Schedule
Monday/Tuesday (A Block) Wednesday/Thursday (B Block)
Class - 8 - 10:30 a.m. Class - 8 - 10:30 a.m.
Mid-day Worship - 10:45 - 12 noon Mid-day Worship - 10:45 - 12 noon
Lunch - 12 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch - 12 - 1:00 p.m.
Workshop - 1 - 2:00 p.m. Workshop - 1 - 2:00 p.m.
Class - 2:10 - 3:45 p.m. Class - 2:10 - 3:45 p.m.
 

After two (2) days of class (Monday/Tuesday), a student will earn a course card. Students may take an additional class on Wednesday/Thursday to earn another course card.

Workshops
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Teacher Professional Development
Dr. Margarete Williams
The Cerificate of Progress Program
Dr. Ronald S. Laurent
Using Technology in Instruction
Sis. Barbara Dixon

Breaks:
9 - 9:10 a.m.
2 - 2:10 p.m.


Evening Block Schedule (C Block)
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Class 
5 - 7:00 p.m.
Class
5 - 7:00 p.m.
Class
5 - 7:00 p.m.
Class
5 - 7:00 p.m.
Evening Worship
7:15 - 
Evening Worship
7:15 - 
Evening Worship
7:15 - 
Evening Worship
7:15 - 

Break: 6 - 6:15 p.m.

The Evening Block is designed for working persons who may desire to complete a course in the evening. Students who take classes in the evening block will earn one (1) course card. 

 
Hotel Accommodations:
Holiday Inn Expess and Suites
220 Eldridge Road
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-3700
$91/nightly plus tax
Group Code: Arkansas Baptist State Congress
NOTE: ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY MAY 12, 2017

 
Congress Flyer:
Please click this link to access a copy of the Congress 2017 Flyer:
http://media1.razorplanet.com/share/511730-6829/resources/1218039_2017REGARCongressFlyer.pdf