Mobile Lifelong Ministry Workshops

How may we serve your organization?

The Athens College of Ministry is priveleged to serve Athens/Oconee and the surrounding areas with several types of workshops and seminars designed to help your church or organization equip the saints for the work of ministry, no matter their life or career circumstances.  In addition to Lifelong Ministry courses and seminars offered at the ACMin campus, we would be blessed to co-host a workshop or seminar at your site.  Please see below for workshop offerings and contact us at 706-769-1472 to let us know how we can best serve you!  We can also customize a workshop or seminar to meet your unique needs. 
Cost to host a Mobile Lifelong Ministry Worship
Included in Ministry Partnerships--
Level 1: 8 hours of Lifelong Ministry training for up to 20 people*
Level 2: 16 hours of Lifelong Ministry training for up to 25 people*
Level 3: 16 hours of Lifelong Ministry training for up to 40 people*
*$10 per person for additional attendees
For Non-Partners—
Special introductory rate of $250 for the first 8-hour workshop
$40 per person for subsequent workshops (minimum of 10 participants)
 
Customized Mobile Lifelng Ministry workshops are available. Contact ACMin today at 706-769-1472 to schedule your Mobile Lifelong Ministry Workshop or to learn how to become a Ministry Partner

Workshops & Seminars

Prayer

2-Way Prayer--Communication With God
Description: We are taught that God has saved us so that we can have a relationship with Him. How do we have a relationship if we can’t see, hear, or feel the One we are in relationship with? The Bible is filled with accounts of men and women interacting with a living God.  Does God “speak” today…to you and me? What does His “Voice” sound like? How do I know that what I am “hearing” is God? Is there something I can do to hear from God more often and with greater clarity? Based on Four Keys to Hearing God's Voice, through this interactive study you will find the answers to these questions and many others. You will develop a more personal, intimate relationship with God through two-way journaling. Your prayer life will “explode” with excitement!
Instructor: Mrs. Cindy Mackey, Director, ACMin Prayer Ministry Center
 
Participant Testimony: 2-Way Prayer: "I just wanted to THANK YOU, Cindy, for your teaching expertise, your time, your warmth, your sincere desire to share with us in our class about how to discern the voice of GOD and the JOY of realizing how much HE loves us all! It was an awesome class and you are such a loving, joyful, fun teacher! I learned a great deal and am so appreciative! Thank you for everything you did for me (us)! My soul was revived and will, I pray, continue to be so! Gory be to God!" --RGS

Introduction to Prayer Ministry
Description: In this workshop, participants learn and apply to their own hearts and minds the foundational principles in which Prayer Ministry is grounded. Participants will experience how intentional, focused prayer leading to an authentic encounter with God’s Truth, resulting in transformation of the mind, will, and emotions that is life-changing. (or, “results in the transformation of our minds, will and emotions.”) They will discover how Prayer Ministry can help them and others overcome struggles with anger, unforgiveness, fear, stress, anxiety, trauma, sexual sins, and depression as well as other undesired behaviors and thought patterns. Prayer ministry can help free personal hindrances in obeying God, relating to Him, and redeeming any experience in which we lack peace. Interested participants will have an opportunity to become involved in additional, longer-term prayer ministry training as well as learn important principles for starting a Prayer Ministry effort in the local church for the purpose of helping to set the captives free.
Instructor: Mrs. Cindy Mackey, Director, ACMin Prayer Ministry Center

Servant Leadership


Courts of Heaven
Description: In thiis workshop, participants develop a rich understanding of their charge as Kingdom Ambassadors in Christ and how to operate effectively in the courts of Heaven because of the power of God within them. In particular, particians will focus on the power of their words and the importance of repentance a a key part of our lifestyle in Christ. 

Effective Ministry Leadership Teams
Description: Designed for church or organizational leadership teams, participants will demonstrate an understanding of their unique talents and gifts and how to leverage those effectively as part of a larger leadership team.  Participants will also consider the strengths and potential pitfalls of leading with their God-given talents as well as common reasons why leadership teams may experience conflict or fall short of their intended goals. Participants will collectively apply the principles learned to an actual local ministry project as a means to jump-start the team towards a desired outcome.
Instructor: Dr. Marcia Wilbur, ACMin President
 
His Creation: Discover Your Identity in Christ
Description: Have you ever wondered what gifts and abilities you have that God wants to use for His Kingdom? This workshop provides participants with personal insights to their unique creation as one of God’s children, and discovering the freedom to be who God calls us to be.  Participants will uncover keys to their God-given identity and prayerfully set in motion a plan for using their talents in God’s Kingdom. Participants will also demonstrate an understanding of the barriers to fulfilling the richness of their identity-in-Christ and keys to removing those obstacles.
Instructor: Dr. Marcia Wilbur, President
 
Spiritual Gifts
Description: In this workshop, participants will explore what the Bible says are spiritual gifts as well as why and how God gives them to His disciples for the building of His Church.  Participants will explore common misconceptions about spiritual gifts, the ministry of the Holy Spirit, and important safeguards against the misuse of God’s gifts.  Ultimately, participants will begin to lay a foundation for the application of their spiritual gifts to life and ministry.
Instructor: Dr. Marcia Wilbur, ACMin President

Scriptures

God the Father
Description:  Foundational to knowing who you are and knowing what you’re called to, is knowing who God is.  You’ll be inspired to love God more passionately as this workshop examines Scripture related to the character, person, acts and names of God, the Father, exploring such areas as holiness, sovereignty, foreknowledge, creation, redemption and the effects it has on our relationship with Him, life in this world and ministry.
Instructor: Rev. Paul Cooke, ACMin Director of Student Affairs

Teaching

The Ministry of Teaching
Description: Based on Jesus’ model for growing disciples, participants will consider the goals of Kingdom-focused teaching and how, through the lens of application, to set lesson goals and create effective instructional activities that lead to observable evidence that the learning goals have been met.  After considering the principles of learner-centered instructional design, participants will develop a personal framework for creating their own lessons with a focus on understanding and life transformation among those they teach.
Instructor: Dr. Marcia Wilbur, ACMin President
 
King of the Jews: Understanding Jesus through His Own Culture
Description: Jesus Christ was born, raised, ministered, died, rose again, and ascended to heaven as a Jew. Likewise he will return to earth as a Jew. Most of us are not Jewish, but all of his earli­est disciples were, including the New Testament authors. Renowned non-Jewish New Testament scholar N.T. Wright wrote: "If we are to understand the thrust of Jesus' ministry, we must project ourselves as far as possible into the worldview and mindset of a first century Jew." This workshop will take participants through: The Land of Israel, Jeru­salem, the Temple; Synagogues, The Law of Moses, Work and the Sabbath, Appointed Times, and more. Participants will also explore specific Jewish idioms to help improve their interpretation of the Gospels and to more fully understand Jesus Christ and his ministry within its authentic context and culture.
Instructor: Mr. Michael Millier, ACMin Faculty

Special Events

Dr. Marcia Wilbur, ACMin’s President, is available as a guest speaker on topics such as: The Joy of Obedience, The Power of Prayer, Effective Leadership, Identity in Christ, and others.

Contact ACMin as a resource for guest faculty, worship leadership, and more!  706-769-1472.