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Report
Cleveland/Pittsburgh District
Minister’s Workshop
Bethel CME Church
Feb. 26, 2011
Rev. Everett Jackson, Host Pastor
Rev. Curlee L. Adams, Presiding Elder
Bishop Sylvester Williams, Sr.,
Presiding Prelate
I. THE CALL OF THE PREACHER
• HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU HAVE
BEEN CALLED?
• CHURCH RESPONSIBILITY
• YOUR RESPONSIBILITY
SCRIPTURAL REFERENCES
• OTHERS NEED TO HELP US IN OUR CALL (1
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SAM 3:1-10)
EXPERIENCE W/GOD PULLS YOU INTO
MINISTRY (ISAIAH 3:1-10)
THE INTENTIONALITY OF GOD IN THE CALL
(JER. 1: 1-10)
CONFIRMATION OF THE CALL (LUKE 3:2122)
CALL COMES WITH TEST AND TEMPTATION
(LUKE 4: 1-18)
CHALLENGE OF THE PREACHER
ISAIAH 6: 9-13
• TRANSFER VALUES AND MORES
• REACH PEOPLE WHO HAVE NO CHURCH
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EXPERIENCE
REACH THOSE WHOSE HEROES ARE FROM
THE MEDIA
BE RELEVANT AND ADDRESS REAL ISSUES
PREACHER’S IMAGE
• ELIJAH, JONAH, OBADIAH, JEREMIAH,
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ISAIAH, EZEKIEL, NAHUM, MICAH, JESUS,
PAUL
COMFORTER
SCHOLAR
SOCIAL PROPHET
HUMILITY
FAITHFUL
II. KNOW YOUR CHURCH
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CME
POLITY
RITUAL (BAPTISM AND EUCHARIST)
SYMBOLS
WORSHIP (LITURGICAL CALENDAR)
HISTORY
CONFERENCES
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GENERAL
ANNUAL
DISTRICT
QUARTERLY
CHURCH
LOCAL CHURCH
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KNOW YOUR PASTOR
BIBLE STUDY
WORSHIP SERVICES
VISITATION
MINISTRY (WHERE WILL YOU SERVE)
PASTORAL RELATIONS (CONFIDENTIALITY)
CONGREGATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS (YOU
ARE EXTENSION OF GOD AND YOUR
PASTOR)
MAINTAIN ATMOSPHERE OF SHARING
III. SPIRITUAL EXPECTATIONS
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MEANS OF GRACE/GENERAL RULE
DEVOTIONAL
DRESS CODE
HUMILITY
INTEGRITY
EDUCATION
PERSONAL DEMEANOR
LANGUAGE
PUNCTUALITY
RESPECT FOR GOD AND CHURCH AUTHORITY
EVANGELISM
A.B.R (ALWAYS BE READY) PRAY, PREACH, SERVE
STUDY
IV. SERMON PREPARATION
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THESIS (WHAT ARE YOU PREACHING
ABOUT?
PRAYER & STUDY
COMMENTARIES
OUTLINE/FRAMEWORK
CONSIDER AUDIENCE
THEOLOGICAL UNDERSTANDING
V. PERSONAL
BIBLIOGRAPHY
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BIBLE (NRSV, KING JAMES, NIV, LIFE, NIB
CME BOOK OF DISCIPLINE
CATECHISM
CME HISTORY
BISHOP’S COURSE OF STUDY
BOOK OF RITUAL
HYMNAL
CONCORDANCE
NIB COMMENTARIES
SOUND OF TRUMPET (SAMUEL PROCTOR)
THEY LIKE TO NEVER QUIT PRAISIN GOD (FRANK
THOMAS)
THE PREACHER’S FIRST ORDER OF
BUSINESS
GENESIS: 1: 1-30
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BRING THE HOLY SPIRIT W/YOU
SPEAK THUS SAYETH THE LORD
GOD CREATES YOU MANAGE
ALWAYS EVALUATE WHAT YOU DO

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