ABOUT

ADVANCE WD MINISTERS TRAINING

The mission of ADVANCE is to engage, equip, edify and empower
ministers to work in partnership with their pastor, local church and district
through Biblical, theological and ministry skills training.

Listen, Involve & Network

Training, Resources & Tools

Encourage, Celebrate & Build

Activate, Challenge & Support

ADVANCE TARGET & GOALS

ADVANCE TARGET

Our target demographic will be those who are pursuing ministerial licensing (with Pastor approval), newly licensed ministers, and those who have held license up to 5 years

ADVANCE GOALS

  • Establish an online presence where fresh content, curriculum and resources can be shared and distributed.
  • Conduct monthly video conferencing sessions with seasoned ministers that will engage and equip the ADVANCE group.
  • Quarterly regional meetings where ministers can come together for ongoing training and networking.
  • Utilize Western District Camp Meeting as a place to network, celebrate, edify and train new ministers through breakout sessions and fellowship opportunities.
  • Host an Annual Retreat to ENGAGE, EQUIP, EDIFY and ENPOWER our ADVANCE group.

ADVANCE EVENTS (2023)

MONTHLY ZOOM CALLS

Monday, May 13th Rev. Charles Robinette
June No Zoom Call WD Camp Meeting
( Break Out Session at Camp Meeting )
Monday, July 8th Rev. Nathon Herrod
Monday, August 12th Rev. Aaron Bounds
Monday, September 9th Rev. Joumeel McLaurine
Monday, October 14th Rev. Kris Dillingham
Monday, November 11th Rev. Michael Ensey
December No Zoom Call ADVANCE Summit
* Names with an (*) are scheduled Tentative.

REGIONAL IN PERSON EVENT

Saturday, September 7th @ 10:00 am
Mt Zion Apostolic Church
7210 Avenue 308 Goshen, CA
Host : Rev. Stephen BarkerĀ 

ADVANCE ANNUAL SUMMIT

Thursday, December 5th – Saturday, December 7th
Wyndam Hotel Visalia, CA
Guest Speakers : Rev. Aaron Soto & Rev. David Reever
( General Sessions, Circles, One to Ones & so much more )

WESTERN DISTRICT ADVANCE TEAM

DIRECTOR

Rev. Stephen Barker

TEAM

Rev. Richard Bishop

Rev. Jonathan Quinones

Rev. Doug Swort

Rev. Jason West