Northwestern Ohio District Church Of The Nazarene

A required event for all local and district licensed ministers. Friday, March 1-Saturday, March 2. The District Center/Cross Oak Camp, in St Marys. Gold Weekend is a comprehensive event is designed to enrich and equip the next generation of pastors in our tribe...building a solid foundation in Nazarene doctrine, theology, and church polity, as well as building practical ministry and leadership skills. They will be learning alongside some of the most effective pastors in our district as they are immersed in equipping and teaching sessions, worship, mentoring, and peer sharing.

Gold Weekend 2024

Gold Weekend 2024

A required event for all local and district licensed ministers
Friday, March 1-Saturday, March 2
The District Center/Cross Oak Camp, in St Marys

Gold Weekend is a comprehensive event designed to enrich and equip the next generation of pastors in our tribe…building a solid foundation in Nazarene doctrine, theology, and church polity, as well as building practical ministry and leadership skills. They will be learning alongside some of the most effective pastors in our district as they are immersed in equipping and teaching sessions, worship, mentoring, and peer sharing.

The weekend will be held over 2 days and hosted at The District Center/Cross Oak Camp, in St Marys on Friday, March 1, from 10:00 am to 7:30 pm (Lunch & Dinner provided) and Saturday, March 2, from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm (Breakfast and lunch provided)

Interviews for first-time district licenses or renewing a district license will be part of Gold Weekend and will be scheduled on Saturday morning. Ordination interviews will take place Friday evening starting at 7:00 pm.

Your next steps:
1. Register for Gold Weekend by February 1: Gold Weekend Registration.
The cost of Gold Weekend is:
-$90 per person with a room
-$70 per person if you share a room (you can choose your roommate)
-$50 for those who commute
2. Please submit any classes you have taken by February 1 to the Board of Ministry
Secretary, Chuck Meinecke at cwmeinecke@outlook.com
3. For those seeking a first-time district license, renewing their current district license, or applying for ordination, email kellie.anderson@nwoteam.church or talk to the lead pastor of the church you attend to get started.

Gold Weekend Schedule

Questions? Contact us at NWODistrict@nwoteam.church.

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Ministry Development and Assessment Center (MDAC)

Ministry Development and Assessment Center (MDAC)

Oct 11 - 13, 2024 @ 1:30 pm at Cross Oak Camp & Retreat Centerin Saint Marys, OH

The Ministry Development and Assessment Center is a required weekend for all NWO district-licensed ministers to help them discover their greatest gifts, develop as a leader, experience a collaborative peer learning environment, and be encouraged - all the while gaining a better understanding of their leadership style and providing self-aware of areas needed for growth and greater effectiveness. MDAC is a prerequisite step in the journey toward ordination. Both the candidate and spouse (if ma...

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