Help and Training for Church Volunteers

Are you actively involved in the life of your church, volunteering in some way? 
Sunday school, youth group, newsletter, committee service, or as an Elder or a Deacon?  Get new ideas and training at Trinity Fest Light 2013 hosted by our presbytery's Division of Education and Nurture.  There's something that could help you in your service.  The event will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Seven Oaks Presbyterian Church in Columbia (See below for church address and phone number).  Participants can take two classes.

FREE childcare for registered participants.  Please email Kevin Cartee with names and ages no later than Thursday, August 22nd. 

Click here to download the flyer with more detailed info and description of classes.

Click here for easy, online registration through Trinity Presbytery!


Trinity Fest Light Schedule
8:30 - 9:00 AM:  Register/Breakfast
9:00 -  9:30 AM: Worship
9:45 - 11:00 AM: Class I
11:15 - 12:30 PM: Class II

Classes to Chose From: 

  • TEACHING CHILDREN AND LOVING IT by Marcia Bacon, Certified Christian Educator and Dir. of Care and Early Learning, Richland County First Steps
  • TEACHING & WORKING WITH YOUTH by Rev. Kevin Cartee, Executive Director for Outdoor Ministries in Trinity Presbytery at the Fellowship Camp and Conference Center.
  • THE CHURCH: IT'S MISSIONAL IDENTITY by Rev. Herb Codington, Pastor of Lydia, Todd Memorial, and Bethany Churches
  • TIPS, TACTICS & RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ADULTS by Rev. Dr. Jill Duffield, Assoc. Pastor for Discipleship, Shandon Church
  • PREPARING ELDERS AND DEACONS TO LEAD by Rev. Dr. L. Franklin Fant, Pastor of Seven Oaks Church
  • TRANSFORMING PRAYER by Rev. Debby Plumstead Marshall, Assoc. Pastor of Westminster Church, Greenwood
  • SO YOU'RE A MODERATOR: HERE'S HELP! by Jim Rowell, Trinity Presbytery Interim Stated Clerk
  • THERE IS NO "I" IN TEAM & LOOKING GOOD IN PRINT (OR PDF) by Joel Winchip, Executive Director of the Presbyterian Church Camps and Conferences Association
  • WELCOMING WAYS by Dr. Tammy Winchip, DCE for Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Rock Hill, SC

Cost of the event:
$25 if you register in advance.
$30 at the door the day of the event.

Seven Oaks Presbyterian Church
530 St. Andrews Rd. (near I-26) 
Columbia, SC 29210 

PH: 803.772.1761 FAX: 803.772.1787

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am-5:00pm