Camp Meeting &
Ministries Convention 2021

Workshops

A comprehensive list of all seminars occurring during the virtual Personal Ministries Convention

JUNE 30 2021 AM - JULY 02 2021 AM | ENGLISH & FRENCH TRACKS
Ministries Leadership Training I

Keeping Health Ministries Creative and Relevant

The traditional means of delivering ministry initiatives have been changed because of the global health crisis. The seminar will outline ways in which participants can explore and initiate ministry in altered/challenging contexts.

Ministries Leadership Training I

From Plateau to Growth: Every Member Connecting Like Jesus: Part 1/2

Learn through a real-life ministry experience how you can develop a “every member a minister” strategy for innovative evangelism to transition your church from plateau or decline to Growth.

Ministries Leadership Training I

Connecting Jesus in the inside - Identity and Purpose

How can we find our true identity in Christ? How does the Gospel expose the lies that we have believed about ourselves? What of me does God needs to fulfill his purposes? Come to explore salvation as inner healing and how the Gospel speaks afresh to our wounded heart.

Ministries Leadership Training I

How to prepare your church for a Disaster

Ministries Leadership Training I

Making Family Worship Easy and Fun

This workshop will help to make this special family time a delightful, happy, interesting time, filled with enthusiasm and anticipation so that the whole family looks forward to it each evening.

Ministries Leadership Training I

The Forgotten Gift: What You and Your Difficult Child Have in Common

Adventist Possibility Ministries (APM) is grounded in the belief that the gospel changes everything including the way we see ourselves, others and even God. There is no perfect church or family, but how we relate to imperfection is vital. People go where they are welcomed, but stay where they are valued. The workshop will focus on twelve principles of possibility thinking and acting that has brought hope and a new sense of mission to those whose identity is not built on what they can’t do, but rather on what can be possible.

Ministries Leadership Training I

What is deaf ministry really about - Part 1/3

Ministries Leadership Training I

Building a Next Level Team

Ministries Leadership Training I

Mentoring Leaders: Tips for Building a Mentoring Ministry in Your Church

Who in your past (or even now) showed an interest, created a safe space for you to be honest, pointed you to God’s Word, entered into the hard conversations with grace and peace, spurred you on in gospel-growth and created space for you to become aware of your identity and calling? This is what mentoring leaders looks like.

Ministries Leadership Training I

Connecting Like Jesus - Online and Offline

Our speaker will touch on how we can keep members/visitors engaged as our churches are not yet able to operate in person at full capacity.

Ministries Leadership Training I

Head Elders Round Table

This Roundtable is elders sharing best practices in the Ministry of the eldership. An open space where experienced head elders will share the key things to note in the elder/ head elder's Ministry.

Ministries Leadership Training I

Dementia and How to help Seniors cope during Covid19

Ministries Leadership Training II

Autism and Your Church

It is likely that your church already includes someone with ASD. If you are a ministry leader, church school teacher, or church volunteer, discover specific ways to identify, interact with, and teach those with ASD. Using six key areas of difference, this session will take several best practices in special education and apply them to a church setting. Leave with new ideas to try this week!

Ministries Leadership Training II

From Plateau to Growth: Every Member Connecting Like Jesus: Part 2/2

Learn through a real-life ministry experience how you can develop a “every member a minister” strategy for innovative evangelism to transition your church from plateau or decline to Growth.

Ministries Leadership Training II

Connecting with Jesus in the outside - Cross-cultural Mission as Healing

What Good News God wants to bring to our wounded world? If God’s purpose all along is to build a multi-cultural family, how is he going about healing broken relationships? How is God’s church his agent of reconciliation? Together we will answer these questions for the sake of God’s mission in a climate of distrust and fear of the “other”.

Ministries Leadership Training II

What is deaf ministry really about: Part 1/3 (Repeat)

Ministries Leadership Training II

Teaching Sexuality to Children

In this workshop we will explore the myths about sex education and discuss general principles for teaching sexuality to children at the different age levels and gender.

Ministries Leadership Training II

Needs assessment for your community

Ministries Leadership Training II

Stewardship of Mission

Ministries Leadership Training II

Sabbath School the Heart of the church

Sabbath School can bring life to the church just as the heart brings lifesaving blood to the body. This seminar will present the fundamental principles that make Sabbath School come alive. Ideas and resources will be shared to strengthen your Sabbath School and transform it into a disciple-making organism that will GROW Your Church.

Ministries Leadership Training II

L'école du Sabbat, Le cœur de l'Église

Ministries Leadership Training II

Building a Next Level Team

Ministries Leadership Training II

Mentoring Leaders: Tips for Building a Mentoring Ministry in Your Church

Who in your past (or even now) showed an interest, created a safe space for you to be honest, pointed you to God’s Word, entered into the hard conversations with grace and peace, spurred you on in gospel-growth and created space for you to become aware of your identity and calling? This is what mentoring leaders looks like.

Ministries Leadership Training II

40 Days of Prayer to Reach Your Community

Want to connect with your church community, your neighbors, your co-workers? When you pray for people you connect your heart with theirs. A prayer priority becomes a calendar priority. Come and be inspired to participate in this adventure with God as you seek what His heart seeks.

Ministries Leadership Training II

Taking your Live Stream to the Next Level

In this session, the presenter will share some tips for increasing the production value of your church’s live stream whether you’ve been online for years or are new to the game. You won’t want to miss it!

Ministries Leadership Training II

A Perspective of Canadian Justice

This seminar will cover Aboriginals in the Justice System. Incarcerated youth and restorative justice. Adults in Federal and provincial facilities and insight on how the Canadian justice system works

Ministries Leadership Training III

How to Grow Community in a Virtual Space

Ministries Leadership Training III

Why Should Adventists Reach out to Muslims?

In this seminar we will learn if Adventists should reach out to Muslims or not. Do Adventists have anything to offer to Muslims that other Christians don’t?

Ministries Leadership Training III

Ministry to Prisoners 101

This seminar provides information about prison ministry of the Ontario Conference, an overview of the function of the Justice System, the Biblical imperative to minister to prisoners, and practical training for the volunteer ministries available to SDA church members.

Ministries Leadership Training III

Nurturing Children’s Alone Time with Jesus

One of the more important things to be instilled into the lives of children is spending time alone with Jesus reading the Bible and praying each day.

Ministries Leadership Training III

Emotional and Spiritual care through Adventist Community Services

Ministries Leadership Training III

Total Sabbath School Involvement

Ellen White wrote that the influence of Sabbath School should improve and enlarge the church. So why do so many Sabbath Schools seem to be declining? In this seminar, we will explore specific ways that pastors, superintendents, teachers, and members can work together to experience a Sabbath School revival in your local church.

Ministries Leadership Training III

L’École du sabbat vivante

Ministries Leadership Training III

How do you know if Deaf Ministry is for you: Part 2/3

Ministries Leadership Training III

TMI and the GROW Model

The Total Member Involvement Initiative follows Jesus Commission for each and every disciple to share the gospel with the world. Appreciating this initiative, we will identify a model from scripture that helps to grow and retain disciples within the body of Christ.

Ministries Leadership Training III

Teen Spirituality

Ministries Leadership Training III

Creative Programming

Ministries Leadership Training III

Connecting Like Jesus - Online and Offline (Repeat)

Our speaker will touch on how we can keep members/visitors engaged as our churches are not yet able to operate in person at full capacity.

Ministries Leadership Training III

Why Seniors Ministry and How to start One

Ministries Leadership Training III

Head Elders Round Table

This Roundtable is elders sharing best practices in the Ministry of the eldership. An open space where experienced head elders will share the key things to note in the elder/ head elder's Ministry.

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Revive - Rethink - Reimagine

Navigating the post-Covid 19 Ministry Terrain. This seminar is for all elders and deacons; Dr. Joseph will share some creative ways to do Ministry in this season and some tools we need for Ministry's future.

Ministries Leadership Training IV

The Power of Vulnerability in Relationships

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Who is Jesus in the Qur’an?

In this seminar we want to find out if Islamic sources are speaking against Jesus or presenting Jesus more than a prophet?

Ministries Leadership Training IV

How Local Churches Can Minister to the Families of Prisoners

This seminar provides an overview of the incarceration rates and how spouses, partners and children are affected, a plan for local church ministry to families of prisoners, and practical ways for local churches to locate and minister to these families.

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Helping Children Cope with Bullying

As we address the topic of bullying, we must begin by talking about ways to help our children develop positive relationship skills. This one thing will impact so many other aspects of their lives and the bullied as well as the bully would benefit from learning the art of relationship building.

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Unlearning to Pray

Prayer is often presented as an activity that is confined to a place, time and/or event. In certain situations it is intimidating and structured. In this seminar, the presenter will demystify prayer, remove the structured wraps, and place formulas in their contexts so that participants can experience the beauty of unbridled communication with God.

Ministries Leadership Training IV

L’École du Sabbat, un atout pour gagner des âmes

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Changing the Growth Trajectory of Your Sabbath School

In the ministry and mission of the church, is there still a role for Sabbath School? Amidst the changes in demographics, technology, and world views, how can a church grow its Sabbath School? This seminar provides an opportunity for attendees to critically assess their Sabbath Schools, and identify a new approach or approaches in growing Sabbath School.

Ministries Leadership Training IV

How do you know if Deaf Ministry is for you: Part 2/3 (Repeat)

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Teen Spirituality

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Creative Programming

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Taking your Live Stream to the Next Level (Repeat)

In this session, the presenter will share some tips for increasing the production value of your church’s live stream whether you’ve been online for years or are new to the game. You won’t want to miss it!

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Taking Seniors Ministry to the Next level

Ministries Leadership Training V

Parenting & the Media Challenge

Today’s Children’s Ministry leaders are addressing issues and topics that those who paved the way never even dreamed of. The bombardment of technology into every aspect of our lives is a cultural change that did not enter our world until the end of the last century and it is not a passing fad.

Ministries Leadership Training V

Evangelistic Small Groups

Small groups started in the garden of Eden. They were a part of the ministry of Jesus and the early church. The Adventist movement was founded on small groups. However in the church today small group ministry is often non-existent and when it is it doesn't seem to lead to church growth. In This seminar, we will discover the secret to powerful small groups that also grow the Kingdom of God

Ministries Leadership Training V

Teen Girls & Mental Wellness

Young women are battling anxiety, depression, and low self-worth like never before, and very few of them know where to turn for help. This seminar equips those working with youth to better understand the challenges and needs of young women in order to provide effective ministry through mentorship. Participants will gain insights into the needs of teenage girls, be better equipped to mentor them during a transitional time in their life, and have tools to create a safe atmosphere in your church for youth.

Ministries Leadership Training V

InVerse Sabbath School: Next Generation Bible Studies

Ministries Leadership Training V

Stewardship of Mission

The interactive virtual seminar will focus on Biblical stewardship as a disciple’s response to the mission of God. Participants will have a fresh understanding of what is the mission of God for the church, why does it really matter, and how leaders and members as stewards can make its fulfillment a reality today.

Ministries Leadership Training V

Jesus uses Sign Language: Part 3/3

Ministries Leadership Training V

Online Communications SOS

In this session, church communicators will share examples of their online communications and get real-time critique from our speaker and tech guru.

Ministries Leadership Training V

Becoming a Mission Driven Church

Ministries Leadership Training I

Keeping Health Ministries Creative and Relevant

The traditional means of delivering ministry initiatives have been changed because of the global health crisis. The seminar will outline ways in which participants can explore and initiate ministry in altered/challenging contexts.

Ministries Leadership Training I

From Plateau to Growth: Every Member Connecting Like Jesus: Part 1/2

Learn through a real-life ministry experience how you can develop a “every member a minister” strategy for innovative evangelism to transition your church from plateau or decline to Growth.

Ministries Leadership Training I

Connecting Jesus in the inside - Identity and Purpose

How can we find our true identity in Christ? How does the Gospel expose the lies that we have believed about ourselves? What of me does God needs to fulfill his purposes? Come to explore salvation as inner healing and how the Gospel speaks afresh to our wounded heart.

Ministries Leadership Training I

How to prepare your church for a Disaster

Ministries Leadership Training I

Making Family Worship Easy and Fun

This workshop will help to make this special family time a delightful, happy, interesting time, filled with enthusiasm and anticipation so that the whole family looks forward to it each evening.

Ministries Leadership Training I

The Forgotten Gift: What You and Your Difficult Child Have in Common

Adventist Possibility Ministries (APM) is grounded in the belief that the gospel changes everything including the way we see ourselves, others and even God. There is no perfect church or family, but how we relate to imperfection is vital. People go where they are welcomed, but stay where they are valued. The workshop will focus on twelve principles of possibility thinking and acting that has brought hope and a new sense of mission to those whose identity is not built on what they can’t do, but rather on what can be possible.

Ministries Leadership Training I

What is deaf ministry really about - Part 1/3

Ministries Leadership Training II

Autism and Your Church

It is likely that your church already includes someone with ASD. If you are a ministry leader, church school teacher, or church volunteer, discover specific ways to identify, interact with, and teach those with ASD. Using six key areas of difference, this session will take several best practices in special education and apply them to a church setting. Leave with new ideas to try this week!

Ministries Leadership Training II

From Plateau to Growth: Every Member Connecting Like Jesus: Part 2/2

Learn through a real-life ministry experience how you can develop a “every member a minister” strategy for innovative evangelism to transition your church from plateau or decline to Growth.

Ministries Leadership Training II

Connecting with Jesus in the outside - Cross-cultural Mission as Healing

What Good News God wants to bring to our wounded world? If God’s purpose all along is to build a multi-cultural family, how is he going about healing broken relationships? How is God’s church his agent of reconciliation? Together we will answer these questions for the sake of God’s mission in a climate of distrust and fear of the “other”.

Ministries Leadership Training II

What is deaf ministry really about: Part 1/3 (Repeat)

Ministries Leadership Training II

Teaching Sexuality to Children

In this workshop we will explore the myths about sex education and discuss general principles for teaching sexuality to children at the different age levels and gender.

Ministries Leadership Training II

Needs assessment for your community

Ministries Leadership Training II

Stewardship of Mission

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Revive - Rethink - Reimagine

Navigating the post-Covid 19 Ministry Terrain. This seminar is for all elders and deacons; Dr. Joseph will share some creative ways to do Ministry in this season and some tools we need for Ministry's future.

Ministries Leadership Training II

Sabbath School the Heart of the church

Sabbath School can bring life to the church just as the heart brings lifesaving blood to the body. This seminar will present the fundamental principles that make Sabbath School come alive. Ideas and resources will be shared to strengthen your Sabbath School and transform it into a disciple-making organism that will GROW Your Church.

Ministries Leadership Training II

L'école du Sabbat, Le cœur de l'Église

Ministries Leadership Training III

How to Grow Community in a Virtual Space

Ministries Leadership Training III

Why Should Adventists Reach out to Muslims?

In this seminar we will learn if Adventists should reach out to Muslims or not. Do Adventists have anything to offer to Muslims that other Christians don’t?

Ministries Leadership Training III

Ministry to Prisoners 101

This seminar provides information about prison ministry of the Ontario Conference, an overview of the function of the Justice System, the Biblical imperative to minister to prisoners, and practical training for the volunteer ministries available to SDA church members.

Ministries Leadership Training III

Nurturing Children’s Alone Time with Jesus

One of the more important things to be instilled into the lives of children is spending time alone with Jesus reading the Bible and praying each day.

Ministries Leadership Training III

Emotional and Spiritual care through Adventist Community Services

Ministries Leadership Training III

Total Sabbath School Involvement

Ellen White wrote that the influence of Sabbath School should improve and enlarge the church. So why do so many Sabbath Schools seem to be declining? In this seminar, we will explore specific ways that pastors, superintendents, teachers, and members can work together to experience a Sabbath School revival in your local church.

Ministries Leadership Training III

L’École du sabbat vivante

Ministries Leadership Training III

How do you know if Deaf Ministry is for you: Part 2/3

Ministries Leadership Training IV

The Power of Vulnerability in Relationships

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Who is Jesus in the Qur’an?

In this seminar we want to find out if Islamic sources are speaking against Jesus or presenting Jesus more than a prophet?

Ministries Leadership Training IV

How Local Churches Can Minister to the Families of Prisoners

This seminar provides an overview of the incarceration rates and how spouses, partners and children are affected, a plan for local church ministry to families of prisoners, and practical ways for local churches to locate and minister to these families.

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Helping Children Cope with Bullying

As we address the topic of bullying, we must begin by talking about ways to help our children develop positive relationship skills. This one thing will impact so many other aspects of their lives and the bullied as well as the bully would benefit from learning the art of relationship building.

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Unlearning to Pray

Prayer is often presented as an activity that is confined to a place, time and/or event. In certain situations it is intimidating and structured. In this seminar, the presenter will demystify prayer, remove the structured wraps, and place formulas in their contexts so that participants can experience the beauty of unbridled communication with God.

Ministries Leadership Training III

TMI and the GROW Model

The Total Member Involvement Initiative follows Jesus Commission for each and every disciple to share the gospel with the world. Appreciating this initiative, we will identify a model from scripture that helps to grow and retain disciples within the body of Christ.

Ministries Leadership Training IV

L’École du Sabbat, un atout pour gagner des âmes

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Changing the Growth Trajectory of Your Sabbath School

In the ministry and mission of the church, is there still a role for Sabbath School? Amidst the changes in demographics, technology, and world views, how can a church grow its Sabbath School? This seminar provides an opportunity for attendees to critically assess their Sabbath Schools, and identify a new approach or approaches in growing Sabbath School.

Ministries Leadership Training IV

How do you know if Deaf Ministry is for you: Part 2/3 (Repeat)

Ministries Leadership Training V

Parenting & the Media Challenge

Today’s Children’s Ministry leaders are addressing issues and topics that those who paved the way never even dreamed of. The bombardment of technology into every aspect of our lives is a cultural change that did not enter our world until the end of the last century and it is not a passing fad.

Ministries Leadership Training V

Evangelistic Small Groups

Small groups started in the garden of Eden. They were a part of the ministry of Jesus and the early church. The Adventist movement was founded on small groups. However in the church today small group ministry is often non-existent and when it is it doesn't seem to lead to church growth. In This seminar, we will discover the secret to powerful small groups that also grow the Kingdom of God

Ministries Leadership Training V

Teen Girls & Mental Wellness

Young women are battling anxiety, depression, and low self-worth like never before, and very few of them know where to turn for help. This seminar equips those working with youth to better understand the challenges and needs of young women in order to provide effective ministry through mentorship. Participants will gain insights into the needs of teenage girls, be better equipped to mentor them during a transitional time in their life, and have tools to create a safe atmosphere in your church for youth.

Ministries Leadership Training V

InVerse Sabbath School: Next Generation Bible Studies

Ministries Leadership Training V

Stewardship of Mission

The interactive virtual seminar will focus on Biblical stewardship as a disciple’s response to the mission of God. Participants will have a fresh understanding of what is the mission of God for the church, why does it really matter, and how leaders and members as stewards can make its fulfillment a reality today.

Ministries Leadership Training V

Jesus uses Sign Language: Part 3/3

Ministries Leadership Training I

Building a Next Level Team

Ministries Leadership Training I

Mentoring Leaders: Tips for Building a Mentoring Ministry in Your Church

Who in your past (or even now) showed an interest, created a safe space for you to be honest, pointed you to God’s Word, entered into the hard conversations with grace and peace, spurred you on in gospel-growth and created space for you to become aware of your identity and calling? This is what mentoring leaders looks like.

Ministries Leadership Training II

Building a Next Level Team

Ministries Leadership Training II

Mentoring Leaders: Tips for Building a Mentoring Ministry in Your Church

Who in your past (or even now) showed an interest, created a safe space for you to be honest, pointed you to God’s Word, entered into the hard conversations with grace and peace, spurred you on in gospel-growth and created space for you to become aware of your identity and calling? This is what mentoring leaders looks like.

Ministries Leadership Training III

Teen Spirituality

Ministries Leadership Training III

Creative Programming

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Teen Spirituality

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Creative Programming

Ministries Leadership Training II

40 Days of Prayer to Reach Your Community

Want to connect with your church community, your neighbors, your co-workers? When you pray for people you connect your heart with theirs. A prayer priority becomes a calendar priority. Come and be inspired to participate in this adventure with God as you seek what His heart seeks.

Ministries Leadership Training I

Connecting Like Jesus - Online and Offline

Our speaker will touch on how we can keep members/visitors engaged as our churches are not yet able to operate in person at full capacity.

Ministries Leadership Training III

Connecting Like Jesus - Online and Offline (Repeat)

Our speaker will touch on how we can keep members/visitors engaged as our churches are not yet able to operate in person at full capacity.

Ministries Leadership Training II

Taking your Live Stream to the Next Level

In this session, the presenter will share some tips for increasing the production value of your church’s live stream whether you’ve been online for years or are new to the game. You won’t want to miss it!

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Taking your Live Stream to the Next Level (Repeat)

In this session, the presenter will share some tips for increasing the production value of your church’s live stream whether you’ve been online for years or are new to the game. You won’t want to miss it!

Ministries Leadership Training V

Online Communications SOS

In this session, church communicators will share examples of their online communications and get real-time critique from our speaker and tech guru.

Ministries Leadership Training I

Head Elders Round Table

This Roundtable is elders sharing best practices in the Ministry of the eldership. An open space where experienced head elders will share the key things to note in the elder/ head elder's Ministry.

Ministries Leadership Training I

Dementia and How to help Seniors cope during Covid19

Ministries Leadership Training III

Why Seniors Ministry and How to start One

Ministries Leadership Training IV

Taking Seniors Ministry to the Next level

Ministries Leadership Training II

A Perspective of Canadian Justice

This seminar will cover Aboriginals in the Justice System. Incarcerated youth and restorative justice. Adults in Federal and provincial facilities and insight on how the Canadian justice system works

Ministries Leadership Training III

Head Elders Round Table

This Roundtable is elders sharing best practices in the Ministry of the eldership. An open space where experienced head elders will share the key things to note in the elder/ head elder's Ministry.

Ministries Leadership Training V

Becoming a Mission Driven Church