450 Chadbourne Avenue
Millbrae, California 94030
Lay Missioner Training (First Encounter)
WHAT DOES THE TRAINING INVOLVE?
The training involves two Encounters, each with lessons and activities done on one’s own schedule and attendance in four virtual sessions.
WHEN ARE THE VIRTUAL SESSIONS?
The virtual sessions are held on the following Saturdays from 10am-noon for the respective Encounters.
First Encounter: January 22, 2022 • February 5, 2022 • February 19, 2022 • March 5, 2022
Second Encounter: March 26, 2022 • April 9, 2022 • April 23, 2022 • May 7, 2022
WHO CAN TAKE THE TRAINING?
The training is for those who wish to minister with Hispanic/Latino communities. The training is not only for those who speak Spanish but also for those who speak English. The online content is translatable into English and the virtual sessions are led by bilingual facilitators.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? California-Nevada Conference participants will pay $20 per Encounter. A scholarship can be requested to cover the cost for persons with financial hardship.
HOW DO I REGISTER? For California-Nevada Conference participants, there is a two-step process:*
1.Register ONLY ONCE with the California-Nevada Conference.
2.Register on the Curriculum website beginning January 10, 2022. (Those who registered with the California-Nevada Conference (step 1 above) will receive the link for the Curriculum website around January 10 with an Invitation Code to use when registering. At the site the registrant will need to create a user-name and password to get in.)
*Registrants from other Annual Conferences within the Western Jurisdiction may contact Mary Cheng at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For some recordings of the Lay Missioner Info Session on Nov. 17, see below:
- NPHLM Ex. Director Manuel Padilla bilingually lays out four outcomes of the Lay Missioner Program) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICw9Wu2DvmQ
- Pastor Miriam Peralta de Garcia shares her experience taking the Lay Missioner course) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZHTeM2bSDo
- Leadership Development Director Mary Cheng shares Logistics and Q&A) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_ddUVJKyd8
For more information, please reach out to Mary Cheng at email@example.com or Jorge Domingues at firstname.lastname@example.org