PCLC 2017 – Ministry Class Sessions

Class Sessions Schedule

Thursday (5/11)  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & Friday (5/12)  9:00 a.m. – 12 noon


These ministry classes will be presented on Thursday (all day) and Friday (morning). Many of the classes will be repeated in each session to allow participants an opportunity to attend the classes they desire.

Women’s Ministry

  • Learn how to take your women’s ministry to another level
  • Learn how to put on a successful conference or retreat
  • Creative Fundraising programming
Prison Ministry

  • How to coordinate prison visits
  • How to provide effective religious services for the incarcerated
Business Administration

  • Increase your church revenue
  • Church Accounting: Programs, Policies and Principles
  • How to Start a Non-Profit Affiliate
Uplift (Family) Ministry

  • How to minister to family needs
  • How to plan a successful marriage retreat
  • Organizing an anniversary stroll
Christian Education

  • Increase your Christian Education participants
  • Learn Creative methods of teaching Christian Education
  • Formulating elective courses
Youth Ministry

  • Learn how to get your teenagers excited
  • Strategies for a successful youth ministry
Audio Ministry

  • Efficiently operate your audio equipment
  • Market your church through your audio ministry
  • Various audio topics
Media / Bookstore Ministry

  • Creative marketing strategies
  • How to start a media ministry
  • Maximizing your sales
Substance Abuse (Grace) Ministry

  • How to Start a Substance Abuse Ministry
  • Using God as the center of Total Recovery from Addiction
Ushers/Greeters Ministry

  • How to make your visitors feel welcome
  • Serving the congregation
  • Serving during Special events/occasions
Ministerial Ministry

  • Running a successful ministerial staff to support the Pastor
  • Learn how to organize your ministerial staff into operating teams
New Members Ministry

  • Coordinating orientation classes
  • How to create an auxiliary fair and integrate new members
Missionary Ministry

  • Altar workers training
  • Intercessory Prayer and Spiritual Warfare
  • Covering your pastor with prayer
Security Ministry

  • Learn how to maintain order during events
  • Providing effective security for your pastor and others
  • Providing security during offering time
Comforter’s Ministry

  • Learn how to start and run a Comforter’s Ministry
  • Effectively handling hospitals and shut-in visits
  • Assisting church members during bereavement

  • Social Media, Websites, Marketing and more…
  • How to gain press coverage, press releases
  • PR Expert Pam Perry (More Info)
Guidance and Education Ministry

  • Learn how to facilitate scholarships for youths and coordinate graduation ceremonies
  • Educational and Business Fairs
Information Technology Ministry

  • Hone skills/relationships with Ministries to leverage Technology
  • Hot topics in web trends
  • Building websites using an Android Tablet and Virtualization
Men’s Ministry

  • Increase participation in your men’s ministry
  • Learn how to sponsor exciting programs
Mime Ministry

  • How to start a mime ministry
  • Creating innovative illustrations
Music Ministry

  • Praise and Worship for the Next Century
  • Organizing your music ministry
Altar Workers Ministry

  • Learn how to organize your prayer room
  • Effectively utilizing your altar wor
Video Ministry

  • How to start a video ministry
  • Learn how to take your video ministry to another level
  • Preparing for television productions
Dance Ministry (**See note below)

  • Advancing your dance ministry
  • Dance Choreography
  • Illustrated sermons and dance
Children’s Ministry

  • Learn how to run an innovative and safe children’s ministry
  • Learn how to start a puppet ministry
  • Illustrated sermons–Experiencing the Bible
Medical Response Ministry/Healthcare

  • How to start a Medical Response Ministry
  • How to work with your security ministry and ushers
A Call to Grace Prayer Ministry

  • Effective phone counseling
  • Visitor and New Convert Follow-up
  • Learn how to coordinate a prayer line
Entrepreneur’s Ministry

  • Learn how to start an entrepreneur’s ministry
  • Expand your entrepreneur’s businesses
Armor Bearers

  • Learn how to protect and serve God’s leaders
  • How to understand your calling
  • How to have a servant’s heart and mind
Graphics Design & Printshop Ministry

  • Design techniques for beginners
  • Advanced Design (Photoshop tips)
  • Photography  for your church
Deacons and Trustee’s Ministry

  • Learn how to work well with your Pastor
  • Learn how to effectively run this ministry
  • Deacon & Trustee duties
In-Grace Repertory Drama Ministry

  • Illustrated Sermons
  • Setting up a drama ministry
  • Drama as a ministry
Access-Ability Ministry

  • Starting a Ministry for Individuals with Physical Challenges
  • Ministering Effectively to Persons with Physical Challenges
  • Providing Accessible/Accommodations
Overcomers Ministry

  • How to start an effective support group
  • Health information
  • Effective intercessory prayer
  • Supporting those facing cancer
Street Outreach Ministry

  • How to minister to the homeless and forgotten
  • Special Outreaches to meet needs in your community
 Executive & Administrative Assistants

  • Raising the bar on Office Management


A list of all classes and class times will be provided inside your registration packet.  You’ll receive your kits when you check-in here at the City of David.  Learn more in our FAQ section.

**The Dance Ministry will be an actual dance workshop series.

*PARTICIPANTS WILL ACTUALLY DANCE DURING THE EVENING SERVICES…Please bring your dance apparel.  You should come prepared with workout outfits and be prepared to dance.  Each session will deal with a different aspect of dance ministry.  Although not required, participants will likely want to attend all 3 classes.