Friday, August 10, 2007

Training Leaders for Reflection and Prayer Days and Retreats


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Training Leaders for Reflection and Prayer Days and Retreats

Dr. Evelyn Davis, Training Consultant for Wycliffe International and SIL International (with others assisting) will be training persons how to facilitate half or full days of reflection and prayer, and short retreats. Training sessions will be held at several locations in the U.S. and overseas in 2007 and 2008.




Dates and Places:
  • October 3–12, 2007 at Brookhaven Retreat near Dallas, TX
  • November 25–December 4, 2007 in Chiang Mai, Thailand for Asia
  • February 5–14, 2008 in Nairobi, Kenya for East Africa
  • May 14–23, 2008 at Lutheridge Retreat near Asheville, NC
  • July 2008 in Australia for the Pacific Area (dates/venue not yet set)
Topics:
The reflection and prayer topics are: A Spiritual Inventory and Spiritual Markers; Personal Worship; Finding A Rhythm of Rest; Life Tasks: Strength for the Journey; Our Time of Need; Prayer Areas and Issues; and The Servant Leader. The two retreat topics are Life Passages and the Missionary Experience and New Testament Images of Adult Growth and Change.

Cost:
The total cost for accommodations, meals, and basic books and materials is $575.00. Please note that some partial and/or full scholarships are available if needed.

Contact:
For detailed information and an application form for the U.S. training, contact evelyn_davis@wycliffe.org or evelyn_davis@sil.org. For the Asia and Pacific training, contact grace_gesto@wycliffe.org. For the Africa training, contact kathy_womack@sil.org

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1 comment:

CarolG said...

I have experienced the Reflection and Prayer Training as a participant and have also been on team as a Facilitator. I learned more than I could begin to list in this space and I just encourage anyone who can take the time off to take part in this training. I guarantee you come home totally prepared to fully present any of the twelve topics that Dr. Davis has prepared. Every single word on each page is even "copypright perfect" so that not only you, but the churches and places you present to, can use the materials you receive. You bring home everything you need to be able to step out and do this. The topics are just rich - everything from how to be a servant leader to how to find a rhythm of rest....It's no surprise that a large percentage of participants go ahead and return to be on team....time and again. I will be on board for my second time as Facilitator in October of '08 and can't wait! There is usually scholarship help available for funding and Evelyn Davis is just a wonderful woman.