National Career Ministry Conference- Atlanta, GA
Friday, May 9, 2014 at 2:00 PM - Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
National Career Ministry Conference
“Everyone Needs Career Ministry”
For we are God’s workmanship created in Christ Jesus for good works
Learn how to help people find jobs, careers and God’s calling
Hear how faith communities are responding to America’s jobs crises
See how to start and grow a career ministry for evangelism, discipleship and care
Church Pastoral and Lay Leaders | Job Clubs and Career Ministries | Workforce Professionals
Friday May 9 from 2-8pm and Saturday May 10 from 8am-3pm
Includes dinner, breakfast and lunch plus books and programs
Hosted by Roswell United Methodist Church & Crossroads Career Network
Conference Topics and Speakers
U.S. Labor Department announces Faith and Community Impact
Ben Seigel, Deputy Director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and Senior Policy Advisor for the Employment and Training Administration, will present results of job clubs and career ministries study and lead panel discussion.
Best Practices Workshops
Team Up with Labor Department Career Centers by Ben Seigel
New Crossroads Career Online Resources by Tim Krauss, CEO Crossroads Career
Opening Remarks by Pastor Mike Selleck
Director of Connectional Ministries, North Georgia United Methodist Conference
“Hear and Follow God’s Calling” Michael Thurmond
As former Georgia Labor Commissioner and current Superintendent of DeKalb County Schools, hear a personal perspective of education, vocation and calling.
"Everyone Needs Career Ministry" by Pastor Mike Long, RUMC
Teaching everyone we are God’s workmanship created for good works from high school students to retiring Boomers. Showing how career ministry is a catalytic ministry of evangelism, discipleship and care for congregation and community.
"Faith Community Response to Jobs Crisis” by Jay Litton
The RUMC Job Networking Story – helping unemployed and underemployed to find more than jobs and bringing the community of faith together.
“How to Start & Grow Your Own Career Ministry” by Brian Ray
Answer the question of “Pastor, can you help me? I lost my job or I hate my job!”
See steps from little to larger while meeting needs career explorers with lay leaders.
Workshop Model – Crash course at RUMC
RUMC Job Networking – Volunteers and Funding
Small Group Models – In-person and On-line
When & Where
Hosted by Crossroads Career Network and Roswell United Methodist Church
Roswell United Methodist Church