Small Church Youth Ministry Workshops
Sponsored by the Discipleship and Family Ministry Department of the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board
What is it?
These workshops will provide youth ministry training and an opportunity to discuss youth ministry as it relates to the smaller churches and churches that don’t employ a full-time paid youth minister. A light supper will also be served to all participants who pre-register.
Who should attend?
Anyone who is serves his/her church in the area of youth ministry. This could be youth committee members, youth Sunday School teachers, pastors, part-time/bi-vocational youth ministers, anyone who has a heart to minister to teenagers in his/her church.
Who will lead it?
Dr. Gary Permenter of Gary Permenter Ministries ( www.garypermenter.org ) will be the facilitator for this workshop. Gary has a heart for smaller churches and the special challenges they face in ministering to teenagers. Besides his years of experience as a youth minister, Gary sees the challenges and needs of smaller churches as he has traveled extensively throughout our state and around the country.
What does it cost?
Nothing except a few hours of your time
Where are these being held?
See the list below for locations and times.
Do I have to register ahead of time?
In order to receive dinner, you must register ahead of time. To register click here.
6:00pm-8:15pm (light dinner will be provided for those who pre-register)
2024 Workshop Locations
January 11, 2024 – Chunky Baptist Church, Chunky
February 8, 2024 – Faith Baptist Church, Starkville
February 22, 2024- Fair River BC, Brookhaven
March 7, 2024 – Drew Baptist Church, Drew
September 12 – New Hope BC, Tupelo
October 17 – Williamsville BC, Kosciusko
October 24 – FBC Wiggins
November 7 – Antioch BC, Bay Springs
November 14 – Seminary BC Seminary